Lund University with Lund Institute of Technology
Visitors address: Sölvegatan 18, Lund
Address: Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Box 118, SE-221 00 LUND, Sweden
Internal postal system: HS6
The Centre for Mathematical Sciences is a department of Lund
University, in southern Sweden, Skåne (Scania), close to
Denmark. The Centre is located in the building for mathematical
sciences (or Mathematicum, marked with an F) at
Lunds tekniska högskola / Lunds universitet
(Lund Institute of Technology /
Lund University), 1-2 km northeast of the center of Lund,
at the intersection of Tornavägen and Sölvegatan, see the University
campus map (200 kB pdf), and the map of the LTH campus, where the
building is marked "MH".
We have gathered som information about how to travel by air, by train, and within Lund.
There are two airports close to Lund: one is Malmö (Sturup) Airport located 30 km south-east
of Lund. The other one is Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup) which is in Denmark.
has frequent connections with Stockholm but only few regular
international flights. There is a bus service from the airport
to central Lund, usually in connection with planes from
Stockholm. Taxi should cost around 250 SEK. Be sure to
check the price before you take the taxi. There are
unfortunately now several non-serious drivers. 30 minutes
Most people traveling to Lund will come through Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup.
The trains across the bridge to Sweden, Öresundstågen, leave frequently (every 20
minutes) from Copenhagen Airport to Malmö C, where you may have
to change trains for Lund C. The travel time is about one hour, and
tickets cost 100 SEK.
The train station in Lund is the station in Sweden with the
most train arrivals and departures, with connections to all
parts of Sweden. The local trains are called Pågatåg.
From Malmö Central railway station there is a fairly convenient
service of local trains (blueish - purple) running every 20
minutes or so, less frequently on evenings and weekends.
Tickets can only be bought in special vending machines. The
homepage of Skånetrafiken contains
Trains leave frequently (every 20 minutes) going from
Copenhagen/Østerport via the Öresund bridge to Malmö Central
railway station, passing Copenhagen Central railway station and
Kastrup Airport. A single ticket from Copenhagen/Kastrup to
Malmö costs 80 SEK, and to Lund 100 SEK. The homepage
of Skånetrafiken contains
timetables and additional information (follow the "English"
link at the bottom of the page, or follow this
There are a few ways of getting from Lund C to the department:
- Ask for "Mattehuset", "Mathematicum", or "F-huset",
- Bus nr 1 toward "Östra Torn", stop at
Bus nr 6 toward "Linero Centrum", stop at
Bus nr 20 toward "Brunnshög", stop at "Kårhuset".
From "Tunavägen-LTH", walk north, past the
"M"-building, then turn left (west) past the lake. From
"Kårhuset", follow the road
"Sölvegatan" to the south-west, turn left (south)
before you reach traffic lights.
The building is located between to the west of a small lake,
and lies alongside the road "Tornavägen". See the University
campus map (200 kB pdf), and the map of the LTH campus, where
the building is marked "MH".
- To walk from the train station takes about 15 minutes, if
you know where you are going.
To our knowledge, this information was valid in June
2004. Please let us know if you find any changes.
Comments or corrections to Finn
Last modified: 2004-06-10