Umeå is easily accessible via plane, railway, bus, car, and also
Consult the Umeå University website/International Student Guide
for valuable tips and information on how to get to Umeå and local
transportation: Getting to Umeå.
Umeå Institute of Design (UID) is situated at
"Konstnärligt Campus Umeå Universitet". The Institute is next to
the river, a large red brick building. The address is Östra
Umeå Airport to the city centre
An airport bus called Flygbuss, line number 80, connects Umeå Airport
to the city centre. The airport bus leaves the airport about 10
minutes after the arrival of a flight from Stockholm. The bus is
right outside the Umeå Airport Terminal main entrance.
The bus ticket will cost 45-65 SEK and can only be paid with
credit card or with a period bus pass on the bus. Payment in cash
can only be made at ticket machines or sales agents. No student
discount is available.
The Airport Bus follows a circular route between Umeå City
Airport, Umeå city centre, the hospital and university campus, and
Ålidhem before returning to Umeå City Airport.
If you take the Airport Bus you disembark at Konstnärligt
If you travel by regular bus you must disembark at the bus stop
called Östra Strandgatan.
From UID to Ålidhem
Go to the bus stop Östra Strandgatan. Take Bus 5 or
Bus 8. Disembark at Ålidhem Centrum. If your address is
Stipendiegränd or Historiegränd, cross the street (to your left).
If your address is Pedagoggränd or Fysikgränd, go through Ålidhem
Centre (to your right). Ålidhem Centre is the large, red building
in the middle.
Timetable and general map of Umeå bus