If you are a non-resident in Sweden, and arrive on one of the University's specific 'arrival days' in order to settle in and participate in the Introduction Programme, a pick-up service will be provided during specific hours. The pick-up service normally takes you from the train station in Skövde to your accommodation in Skövde.
Application form for pick-up service will be available in July.
The University of Skövde will only use the information you submit via the form for this specific purpose. For more information on how we process your personal data, please see www.his.se/dataprivacy/.
Arrange your own transportation
If you arrive on other days or if you will be staying outside Skövde, you must arrange your own transportation. When you arrive at the train station in Skövde, you can take a bus or a taxi to your accommodation.
The bus stop for local buses is located just outside the station. The regional bus company has an office inside the train station.
If you prefer to call a taxi, the phone numbers are 0500-494949 or 0500-416500.
To pick up the key for your room or apartment (on days other than arrival days), you should contact the Accommodation Service, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you arrive on a weekend, please contact the Accommodation Service in advance to find out where you can pick up your key.
How to get to Skövde
The best way to get to Skövde is to fly to Stockholm or Gothenburg and take the train from there to Skövde. For more information about timetables and ticket reservations, please contact SJ (Swedish Rail) or the regional transportation company Västtrafik.
SJ: +46 (0)771-75 75 75, www.sj.se
Västtrafik: +46 (0)771-41 43 00, www.vasttrafik.se
It takes two hours by high-speed train or three and a half hours by intercity train to get from Stockholm to Skövde. If you arrive at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and intend to travel by train to Skövde, you will need to get from the airport to Stockholm Central Station. There are express trains (Arlanda Express) and bus services from the airport to Stockholm Central Station.
It takes one hour by high speed train or one and a half hours by intercity or regional train to get from Gothenburg to Skövde. If you arrive at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, there are buses to Gothenburg Central Station.