The closest airport is Ronneby/Karlskrona (RNB, c:a 30 km).
SAS offers a number of flights per working day between Stockholm-Arlanda and RNB. An alternative connection is offered by Blekingeflyg between Stockhom-Bromma and RNB. In general, traffic during week-ends and public holidays is limited.
The airport bus Flygbussen connects to the arrivals and costs SEK 85; you can pay by cash or credit card. It stops at Kungsplan (item C on the local map). In the opposite direction, it is scheduled to depart from Kungsplan 73 min ahead of departure of the connecting flight.
The alternative airport with a wide range of international connections is Copenhagen Kastrup (CPH, c:a 250 km), from which there are trains to Karlskrona C (see below).
For those arriving late, there is a possibility to stay overnight in Copenhagen. Crown Plaza and Hotel Dan are close to the airport and offer free shuttle service. Hilton Hotel is located in the airport area and only a two-minute walk from Terminal 3 with a covered walkway.
There are train connections between Copenhagen/Kastrup (CPH) and Karlskrona C (item A on the local map) basically each hour during daytime (at hh:06, new timetable to be provided). The last train leaving Copenhagen Airport is at 21.06. When you leave customs at CPH, just proceed 100 m to reach the tracks. The vending machines for the tickets are to your right behind SAS' check-in desks. The trip takes 3 h 15 min.
If you are unsure and prefer personal contact, there is also a service desk available.
It is recommended to
- buy tickets before boarding the train, and to consider business/1:st class during rushhours, as the trains can get very full;
- buy suppliesbefore boarding the train, as there is no restaurant onboard;
- target the rear part of the train in Kastrup, as the train might get split along the way. Please ask the conductor in case of doubts.
By Road/Bridges and Ferries
You can reach Karlskrona via the Storebelts-Bridge and the Öresunds-Bridge, or there are ferry connections to Germany (typically to Trelleborg, c:a 250 km from Karlskrona) and Poland (Karlskrona-Gdynia).
Getting to Campus:
If you are arriving by train, the easiest way to get to the campus is by taking a bus or a taxi. The train station have regular buses (every 10 minutes) that leaves to campus (Högskolan Gräsvik stop). Buses nr 1 and 7 leaves to the campus from this stop. The local buses are run by Blekingetrafiken and you can get an up to date timetable by using the following link:
Blekingetrafiken (they have an English page also)
For example a trip from the train station to Campus Gräsvik takes 8 minutes and costs 20 SEK cash (no cards accepted, correct change is recommended).
Driving (6 minutes) or walking (30 minutes) directions from the bus station to the campus.
For more information about visiting Karlskrona please see Visit Karlskrona.
Communication details: Karlskrona Kommun Travel Guide