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University of Gävle is easy to find regardless if you walk, go by bicycle, car or public transport. The university is environmentally certified according to ISO 14001 - please use sustainable means of transport when visiting us.

How to find University of Gävle, Kungsbäcksvägen 47

By bike

There are plenty of bicycle roads surrounding the university.

By train

In Gävle, the East Coast Line (Östkustbanan), the Northern Main Line (Norra Stambanan) and the Bergslagen Line (Bergslagsbanan) connect.
Today, Upptåget operates also in Gävle.
X-tåget operates on the lines between Sundsvall-Gävle and Ljusdal-Gävle.

From Gävle Central (railway station), you can choose between the following alternatives:

  • take bus no 15 (bus stop on the west side of the station)
  • take a taxi (taxi stand on the east side of the station)
  • walk about 2 km westwards  

By bus

Line 15, Gävle public transport (X-trafik)

Line 15 operates on the distance Gävle railwaystation - Stortorget (centre) - University - Technology Park (Teknikparken) - Hospital - Sätra.
The trip from Gävle C to the university takes about 10 minutes.

Photo of parking sign

By car

From the E4 (from the north or south) - turn towards Gävle C and turn right in the first roundabout

From the E16 (from the west) - turn right in the first roundabout

From Riksväg 56 (from south west) - drive eastward towards Gävle by the connection to Riksväg 80

From Gävle centre - turn from Parkvägen by the concert hall and turn onto Kungsbäcksvägen

  1. Parking

By airplane

You can take the train from the airport Stockkholm-Arlanda to Gävle.

There is an SJ travel office and SJ sales points at the airport. They also sell tickets for other train companies.

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