Travel information

The city of Malmö is easily accessible via plane from two different airports (Copenhagen Airport and Malmö Airport), via train from elsewhere in Scandinavia and from middle Europe and via car from Scandinavia and Europe. The sustainable city of Malmö emphasises green values and environmental friendly solutions in travelling and getting around the city. Everything is within a walking distance and a rental bike is a good option to get to know the city.

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By plane

When flying to Malmö you have the possibility to choose between two airports: Copenhagen Airport (Denmark) and Malmö Airport. Both are equally close to the city even though one is in another country.

Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup

Copenhagen Airport - Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup is the major airport for both Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden. Copenhagen Airport is owned and operated by Copenhagen Airports A/S and has all the worlds’ major airlines represented. Accessibility to and from the Copenhagen Airport is by taxi or bus right in front of the entrance and from the railway station beneath Terminal 3 where the Copenhagen Metro connects you to all major Danish cities; furthermore, the Öresund Railway takes you directly to and from Sweden.

TIP: Please check detailed information how to get from Copenhagen Airport to Malmö city center here.

Malmö Airport, Sturup

Malmö Airport is 30 km southeast of Malmö and it only takes 25 minutes from the airport to Malmö city centre, if you take a taxi or go by car, and with bus it takes approx. 35 minutes.

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By train

It's easy to travel by train to and from Malmö. You'll find direct trains from Denmark and Germany. It's quick and easy to get from Copenhagen Central Station in to the centre of Malmö with the Öresundtågen. They go every 20 minutes (night trains once per hour) and the journey takes about 35 minutes. On their way, the trains stop at Hyllie (where Malmö Arena is situated) and Triangeln, in the centre.

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By car

With a car you have many different ways to choose when you are travelling to Malmö and Skåne.

From Copenhagen: A quick and easy way is taking the Öresund Bridge that connects Malmö with Copenhagen (Denmark). It takes no more than 15 minutes to drive on E20 over the bridge.
The bridge is one of the biggest constructions in Europe. It consists of 8 km (5 miles) long bridge, 4 km artificially made island (called Pepparholmen) and 4 km long tunnel.

From Germany: If you arrive from Germany by ferry via Trelleborg, mostly from Travemünde, Sassnitz or Rostock you only have a 20 minutes drive to Malmö on E22.

Warning! Avoid driving in the city center due to following reasons; ongoing anti car campaign, high parking rates and high risk getting a parking ticket.

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Public transportation

Skånetrafiken makes it easy to travel in the south of Sweden. We offer a range of tickets and travel cards for use on city and regional buses and trains within Skåne and Denmark.

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By bike

During the summer months a bike rental is a good option to get around in Malmö. The city has a flat landscape with almost 500 km of cycling tracks covering all parts of the city.

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Summer is the best time to visit Malmö. Enjoy the warm summer months and the fresh air at the "Scandinavian Cobacabana".

There will be a mobile tourist office stationed outside Malmö Live Congress Centre every day of the congress between 12:00 - 14:00. They will answer your questions and show you the sights to visit in Malmö. Also maps will be available there.

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