Travel to Gotland
Gotland is situated approximately 90 km from the Swedish mainland and 150 km from the Latvian coast.
You can travel to Gotland either by ferry or by air, and there are many departures every day. Flight time is 35–45 minutes depending on the route (and weather), and by ferry the trip takes around three hours.
The ferry operates the Visby–Nynäshamn and Visby–Oskarshamn routes with one or more departures each day during the winter half-year. There are up to eight departures a day during the summer half-year.
You can go by air all year round to Visby from Stockholm (Arlanda and Bromma), Gothenburg and Malmö. In the summer you can get a flight to Visby from an even wider choice of destinations.
Travel by ferry with Destination Gotland
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.
Travel by air
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.
Please contact us for more information about the Ar Research Station.