Travel to Gotland


Gotland is situated approximately 90 km from the Swedish mainland and 150 km from the Latvian coast.

Flight time is approximately 35-50 minutes and by ferry the trip takes around three hours depending on the route.

Travel by air

See also Visby Airport website (about departures, arrivals, etc).

Travel by ferry

The ferry operates the Nynäshamn-Visby (Google map) and Oskarshamn-Visby (Google map) routes with one or more departures each day during the winter half-year. Summertime, there is also a ferry connection between Västervik and Visby.

If you book/buy your ticket via telephone (+46 771 22 33 00) or at the terminal (in Nynäshamn, Oskarshamn, Visby or Västervik), there will be an extra service fee. Therefore, we advice you to book/buy your ticket online via the Destination Gotland website.

Prices and booking information in English.
Preise und Buchungsinformationen auf Deutsch.

How to get to the Ar Research Station

The research station is situated in Ar in the parish of Fleringe in northern Gotland.

There is no public transport route that passes Ar, so you will have to get there by car. The research station is an approximately 15-minute drive from Fårösund, 25 minutes from Lärbro, while from Visby it takes about one hour to drive to the station.

If you enjoy cycling, it takes about 3 hours to get to the station from Campus Gotland.

Last modified: 2021-04-01