Travel and accommodation information

How to get to Luleå

You can get to Luleå by air, rail and coach. Several airlines use Luleå Airport , which is less than 10 km from the centre of Luleå. Luleå Airport has 12 flights daily to and from Stockholm, and flying time is only 80 minutes. By train you go by SJ , the railway station is located in the centre of Luleå.

Airport coaches connect to some, but not all, incoming flights to Luleå airport. On June 5 and June 6 there are airport coaches departing Luleå airport only at 16:30 and 19:20. On June 7 and onwards most incoming flights are covered by a connecting airport coach. Taxis are also available. Sexan's taxi (yellow cabs) offer a fixed prize to Luleå city at 220,- SEK incl. VAT. Luleå Taxi (white cabs with blue details) do not offer fixed prizes, normally they charge appr. 250,- SEK incl. VAT.

Conference and workshop venue

MDM2011 workshop are organized on the campus of Luleå University of Technology. The campus can be easily reached within 10 minutes by buses 4 and 5 from Luleå center (Smedjegatan).

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Bus transfer hotels-university

We have arranged for the bus transfer service from your hotel to the university. Please look at the schedule below:

June 6: To conference venue

07:45 Departure from ELITE Stadshotellet
08:00 Passing Scandic
08:10 Arrival to LTU

June 6:From conference venue

19:30 Departure from LTU
19:40 Passing Scandic
19:55 Arrival to ELITE Stadshotellet

June 7:To conference venue

07:45 Departure from ELITE Stadshotellet
08:00 Passing Scandic
08:10 Arrival to LTU

June 7:From conference venue

18:00 Buses depart from Teknikens Hus. On the return trip buses will pass LTU and Scandic Hotel having ELITE Stadshotellet as its final destination

June 8:To conference venue

08:30 Departure from ELITE Stadshotellet
08:45 Passing Scandic
08:55 Arrival to LTU

June 8:From conference venue

16:45 Buses depart from Teknikens Hus, pass Scandic and have ELITE Stadshotellet as its final destination. One bus picks up at Scandic 17:30 and drives to Norrahamn. Boat leaves 18:00 from Norrahamn. Norrahamn is very close to ELITE Stadshotellet.

June 9:To conference venue

08:00 Departure from ELITE Stadshotellet
08:15 Passing Scandic
08:25 Arrival to LTU

June 9:From conference venue

18:00 Departure from LTU
18:10 Passing Scandic
18:25 Passing ELITE Stadshotellet
18:45 Arrival Kallax airport
Buses will have an "MDM2011" sign

How to travel in Luleå

For travelling around in Luleå, Luleå Lokaltrafik (LLT) has buses that all converge on Smedjegatan in the town centre. There are also a number of taxi companies and car rental companies at your service. For travel in the archipelago, Luleå has scheduled boat traffic. There are many boats, which in many cases can be chartered by groups. There are also a number of ways to travel to and from the rest of Norrbotten County. The county travel organisation Länstrafiken has connections with all the major communities in the county.

Where to stay in Luleå

The closest hotel by distance to the conference venue is Scandic Hotel. It is, however, located outside the city center. We recommend that you choose any hotel in the central Luleå, since it takes only 10 minutes ride by a bus to the conference venue. For your convenience we have made reservations in Elite Stadshotellet located in the center of the city.

Scandic Hotel

Standard single room: 1090 SEK/night
Book your room by sending an email to with subject "MDM2011".
Phone No: +46 920 276410
Visit the webpage of Scandic Hotel for more information.

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Elite Stadshotellet

Superior single room: 750 SEK/night
While booking, please be clear that you will be atending MDM 2011 conference. Book your room by sending an email to with subject "MDM2011". Phone no: +46 920 274000

Visit the webpage of Elite Stadshotellet for more information.

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If Scandic Hotel and ELITE Stadshotellet are fully booked, we recommend Best Western Arctic Hotel or Hotel Aveny .