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Practical information

On this page we have collected some useful information for you about:

Conference venue

The conference will take place at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, situated in the centre of Gothenburg. The address is Vasagatan 1. Link to map


Conference delegates book their own accommodation. Here are a few options close to the conference venue:

Hotel Vasa
Hotel Vasa is a small hotel located in a classic 19th century building in Vasastan, very close to the conference venue (350 m).

Hotel Flora
In the middle of the town you will find Hotel Flora, a relatively small boutique hotel. This hotel is 10 minute walk from the conference venue, or 4 minutes on the no. 2 tram.

Hotel Riverton

Hotel Riverton is located by the waterfront in central Gothenburg. Comfort Hotel is a 15 minute walk or 12 minutes by tram or bus from the conference venue.


Comfort Hotel Göteborg

Set right on the waterfront of the river Göta Älv with easy access to public transport, Comfort Hotel is a 15 minute walk or 12 minutes by tram or bus from the conference venue.


Clarion Hotel Post
The historic post office building in central Gothenburg is now an international design hotel. Located next to the central train station. About 2 km walk from conference venue, or 10 minutes travel on the no. 2 tram.

Le Mat B&B

The small hotel/B&B is centrally located just next to Gothenburg´s grand boulevard The Avenue and within 10 minutes walking distance of the conference venue (or two tramstops). Le Mat is a social franchising organization running hotels, hostels and B&B´s, while at the same time creating job opportunities for people who have experienced difficulties finding a job.


More hotels & hostels

For further suggestions, please see the Gothenburg official visitors guide:

Getting around in Gothenburg

To and from the Landvetter Airport

Airport buses depart every 20 minutes. The trip to the city centre takes 30 minutes. Buy your ticket at the Airport Coaches webpage (99 SEK) or buy them from the ticket machines at Landvetter Airport or the "Nils Ericssons Terminalen"/"Korsvägen" stops (119 SEK). If you buy online, make sure to check you've chosen the right airport, as they also cover the Stockholm airports!

The bus makes a few stops in the centre of Gothenburg; if you want to go straight to your hotel, check which stop is the closest to your hotel.

You can also take a taxi from the airport when you arrive. You will find them right outside the arrivals hall and the cost will be approximately 600 - 650 SEK each way.

Getting to the conference venue

From the central train station/city centre you can take the no. 2 tram towards Högsbotorp to the conference venue. Alight at stop “Handelshögskolan”. Other stops located close to the venue are “Hagakyrkan” (trams), “Vasa Viktoriagatan” (trams) and “Pilgatan” (bus).

Use the public transport Travel Planner to find out how to get to the conference venue from your hotel.

Getting around by tram & bus in the city

Distances within the city centre are short, but if you prefer public transport, trams and busses are frequest and easy to access. The public transport travel planner will help you find your way around.

Public transport travel planner

Ticket for public transport can be bought on trams in a machine, or beforehand from many vendors/kiosks. There is also a handy app for buying tickets at a reduced price. You cannot buy tickets on board busses. Please note that public transport tickets are not valid for the airport bus.

Single ticket
One single ticket costs 29 SEK and is valid for 90 min. Get your ticket on the tram from the machine located in the middle section of each tram; pay with card only. You cannot buy tickets on the busses. You can also buy single tickets in the Västtrafik To Go app, where every 5th ticket comes at a reduced price.

Three-day ticket
Costs 190 SEK. Ride the tram or bus as many times as you like during three days (72-hour ticket). Cheaper than a single ticket if you ride seven times or more during three days. Tickets can be bought in most kiosks (7- Eleven or Pressbyrån) or in the Västtrafik stores at the Central Station, Drottingtorget and Brunnparken. You can also but the 72-hour ticket in the Västtrafik To Go app.

Buy tickets with the Västtrafik To Go app

Download the Västtrafik To Go App to your smart phone or tablet, and buy tickets to a reduced price in the app. You can buy single tickets or the three day card in the app. The app also includes a very useful travel planner.

More information and download links

Explore the city of Gothenburg

Take the opportunity to explore the city of Gothenburg. In the Official visitors guide you will find more information about the city and activities: www.goteborg.com/en


And lastly, a note about the weather. Although you can expect the temperature in early November to be somewhat higher than the average for the whole month, be prepared for cold and windy weather. Average temperatures in November are: 

  • High: 6 degrees Celcius / 43 degrees Farenheit
  • Low: 1 degree Celcius / 34 degrees Farenheit

There is also a high probability of rain, as November in Gothenburg has on average 16 days with rainfall. So don't forget to pack your umbrella as well as hats, scarves and gloves.


Page Manager: Agnes Faxén|Last update: 8/7/2019

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