Clarion Hotel Gillet
75320 Uppsala ,
Phone: +46 18 68 18
Fax: +46 18 68 18 18
The Hotel has blocked off rooms at a discounted rate (single room, 1295 SEK/night incl. taxes, WiFi and Breakfast) available for reservations no later than March 18. Discounted romms can only be reserved via Email or a direct phone call.
To make a reservation, send the following Email to firstname.lastname@example.org :
Uppsala is located 40 minutes (by train) north of Stockholm. Uppsala can be reached from three airports in the area. Stockholm/Bromma, Stockholm/Västerås, and Stockholm/Arlanda. Stockholm Arlanda is the largest and most convenient airport.
Arrival at Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport
Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport (ARN) is located between Uppsala and Stockholm, 36 km south of Uppsala.
Bus 801 stops right outside the terminal buildings and stops in central Uppsala a 5 min walk away from the conference hotel. It runs once every hour between 1 a.m and 4 a.m, and twice every hour between 4 a.m and 1 a.m. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs SEK 100 (approximately EUR 11). You can buy the ticket with credit card on the bus (AmEx and Diners are not accepted). You cannot pay the ticket cash on the bus. There are vending machines at Arlanda airport terminals 2, 4 and 5 where you can buy a one way ticket for the bus. Credit card only. There is a small reduction of the price if you buy it from the vending machine in advance of the journey, compared to buying the ticket on board the bus. (SEK 90 appr EUR 10) ("Flygbussarna" connects Arlanda and Stockholm city. It is not recommended to go to Stockholm to reach Uppsala from Arlanda.)
Trains leave Arlanda for Uppsala Central Station directly from Sky City.-Journey time: 15-20 minutes. -Cost: 90-185 SEK (approximately EUR 10-19) if ticket is purchased in advance. -Ticket Desk: SJ Resebutik/Travel Office, in Sky City (next to Terminal 5).
On-line Bus and Train schedule: http://www.ul.se/en/
Enter the following text in the fields:
From: "Arlanda (Terminal 5)"
To: "Uppsala Centralstation/Resec (Buss)"
Taxis leave from outside the arrival hall.-We recommend that you use one of the major Uppsala Taxi companies, for example Uppsala Taxi or Taxi Kurir. -Journey time: about 30 minutes -Cost: about SEK 500 (approx. EUR 50). Ask the driver for a fixed price ("fast pris") in advance. You can pay by credit card or by cash. -You can make an advance reservation with Uppsala Taxi: +46 18 100 000 or with Taxi Kurir, Uppsala: +46 18 123456. You can ask for a driver to be waiting for you in the arrival hall.
Swedish is a Germanic language, closely related the Norwegian and Danish. Most Swedes are also fluent in English.
The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Uppsala. Exchange rates may vary. To the first order, there are 8.5 SEK to a U.S. dollar, i.e., eight krona and 50 öre to a dollar.
Electricity In Sweden
The electrical voltage used is 220/230V and the outlets are the same as in most European countries (France, Germany, Italy,...)