Directions to campus
Karlstad University is situated in an area just outside the city centre. It can easily be reached by bicycle, bus, train or car.
Bus no 1 is a direct bus to the university running every ten minutes to and from the city centre for the major part of the day. Also buses no 2, 3 and 52 stop at the university along with several regional and long-distance buses and coaches. The latter are used by commuters from areas outside Karlstad.
If you travel to Karlstad by car on the European route E18, look for the signpost Kronoparken/Universitet. GPS: Lat: N 59º 24' 21.11" Long: E 13º 34' 55.95"
The university is also easily reached by bike or on foot. In Karlstad there are five main bike tracks connecting the city centre to different districts. The Red Track leads to the university at Kronoparken (distance 5.5 km)
Some trains stop at the Välsviken terminal, from which bus no 53 will take you to the university in a few minutes. If you arrive at Karlstad central railway station, the best option is to take the direct bus no 1 at the city square bus terminal.
If you will be arriving to Karlstad by air you can take a taxi to the University our use the on-demand Airport shuttle service that will take you in to the city centre. Read more about your options and how to book on Karlstad Airport’s website.