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Overview

The island of Fårö is located north of the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. For some tourist information, start here!

Travelling to Visby on Gotland by Swedish domestic airlines:
See www.sas.se/en/ and www.flygbra.se/en/

Travelling to Visby on Gotland by Swedish domestic ferry:
For travel by sea, contact your travel agent soonest possible as August is peak time for the ferries between the Swedish mainland ports of Nynäshamn/Oskarshamn/Västervik(new) and Visby.
See www.destinationgotland.se/en/ferry/ - Ship routes - Ship information (fleet) - Timetable

Travelling in Sweden
by train:
For train reservations, see www.sj.se/en/home.html#/ (Swedish mainland only. There is no train service on Gotland).

Bus connections between Visby and Fårö (please check back here closer to the conference week!):
- HF 19 bus shuttle from Visby ferry port and airport on Sunday - as announced down below!
- Public bus - see separate page

- HF 19 bus shuttle to Visby Airport on Wednesday (evening flight) may be arranged for participants to the BLOS/HFIA meetings in Stockholm on Thursday/Friday.

Travel options from Visby to Fårö for those not using the HF 19 bus shuttle or public bus:
Rental cars may be picked up at the airport as well as at the ferry port. Drive road 148 to Fårösund, then take the free road ferry to Fårö, check Timetable, see YouTube videos. Continue the road north 8 km and follow the signs. The Fårö Kursgård Camp, is located close by the Fårö Church (centered on map, zoom in).


Travel options going to the HF 19 conference on Sunday, 11 August 2019

Departures when going by air with Swedish domestic airline SAS
From ARN Arlanda (Stockholm) to VBY Visby (Gotland), direct flight (45 minutes): 09:30, 11:35, 14:05, 16:40, 21:40.
Book air ticket online

Departures when going by air with Swedish domestic airline BRA
From BMA Bromma (Stockholm) to VBY Visby (Gotland), direct flight (40 minutes): 12:30, 14:40, 15:30, 16:40, 17:25.
Book air ticket online

Departures when going by sea with Swedish domestic ferry line Destination Gotland
From Nynäshamn to Visby (about 3 hours): 02:15, 05:10, 11:30, 13:15, 15:20, 17:50, 20:35. Check timetable
  There is a special bus connection from Stockholm Central departing central station approx 2 hours before the ferry departure.
From Oskarshamn to Visby (about 3 hours): 10:05, 21:25. Check timetable
From Västervik to Visby (about 2,5 hours): 08:00.
For Reservation, call +46 (0)771 22 33 00. Book ferry ticket online

Bus shuttles to HF 19 from Visby.
These will be able to match the air and sea departures listed in bold blue above.
Waiting time in Visby may be used to stroll around the old town (and this Sunday is the last day of the Medieval week on Gotland).
The first bus will depart at around 16:30 from Visby harbour terminal, via VBY airport departure at around
17:00. ETA to HF 16 at around 18:30.
The second bus will depart Visby harbour at around 
18:30, via VBY airport departure at around 19:00. ETA to HF 16 at around 20:30.

NOTE: If the 17:00/19:00 bus departures from VBY airport are not suitable for you we can assist to arrange shared taxi transportation at a reasonable price. This would leave the airport some time (to be informed to those in need) later than 19:00. Please include this information by e-mail or as a comment in your conference registration.


Travel options going from the HF 19 conference on Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Bus shuttle to Visby.
The bus will leave the Fårö camp at around 13:45,
arriving Visby airport at around 15:00, and arriving Visby harbour at around 15:30.
You will be able to catch some of the air and sea departures listed in bold blue below.
Waiting time in Visby may be used
to stroll around the old town before departure.
Else, you may have to leave the HF 19 camp earlier (use other transport).

Departures when going by air with Swedish domestic airline SAS
From VBY Visby to ARN Arlanda, direct flight (50 minutes): 06:40, 09:30, 12:45, 14:55 16:00, 19:10.
Book air ticket online

Departures when going by air with Swedish domestic airline BRA
From VBY Visby to BMA Bromma, direct flight (40 minutes): 06:35, 07:20, 08:50, 09:45, 12:40, 14:55, 16:35, 17:30, 19:30.
Book air ticket online


Departures when going by sea with Swedish domestic ferry line
Destination Gotland

From Visby to Nynäshamn (about 3 hours): 07:30, 12:45, 16:30. Check timetable
From Visby to Oskarshamn (about 3 hours): 07:15, 17:05. Check timetable

For Reservation, call +46 (0)771 22 33 00. Book ferry ticket online


Travel options going from the HF 19 conference on Thursday, 15 August 2019

If you stay an extra night after the conference, this day there is no bus shuttle planned for return to Visby. For public bus, see separate page.

Departures when going by air with Swedish domestic airline SAS
From VBY Visby to ARN Arlanda, direct flight (45 minutes): 06:40, 12:45, 16:00.
Book air ticket online

Departures when going with Swedish domestic airline BRA
From VBY Visby to BMA Bromma, direct flight (40 minutes): 06:35, 07:20, 08:50, 12:40, 14:55, 16:10, 17:30, 18:45, 19:50.
Book air ticket online


Departures when going by sea with Swedish domestic ferry line Destination Gotland

From Visby to Nynäshamn (about 3 hours): 07:30, 12:45, 16:30. Check timetable
From Visby to Oskarshamn (about 3 hours): 07:15, 17:05. Check timetable

For Reservation, call +46 (0)771 22 33 00. Book ferry ticket online


 


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