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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

Here are directions to the University depending on means of transport.

By bike

There are plenty of bicycle roads surrounding the university.

By bus

Line 15, Gävle public transport (X-trafik). It operates on the distance Gävle railway station - Stortorget (centre) - University - Technology Park (Teknikparken) - Hospital - Sätra. The trip from Gävle C to the university takes about 10 minutes.

On the bus you pay by cash, by credit card or via an app on your smartphone. Cash and credit card is more expensive.

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

By train

In Gävle several train lines connect and there are different train operators stopping here.

When arriving to Gävle Central (railway station), you can choose between the following alternatives to get to the university:

  • take bus number 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 kilometres westwards

By airplane

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

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

Published by: Fredrika Nordahl Westin Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2022-06-27
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)