Kalmar is located close to Denmark and therefore a direct link to Europe and the world. The distance to Copenhagen International Airport is 320km, 3.5 hours by train. It is also possible to arrive to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. See transportation options below. See detailed transportation schedule under transportation network.
The official arriving point is either Kalmar train station, located 300 meters from the official host hotel Calmar Stadshotell, or Kalmar Airport, located 5 km from the official host hotel. If you arrive by train in Kalmar, there will be a guide welcoming You to Kalmar at the train station and walk You to your hotel. The other option, Kalmar Airport, will offer a shuttle option with a private minibus that will pick you up.
Here are the options to choose among regarding both arrival and departure:
1. Arriving at Copenhagen Airport - Choose the train to Kalmar which is set to departure 15 times a day with departure every hour. Check https://www.sj.se/en/home.html#/ for departure times. This is the best overall option.
2. Arriving to Stockholm Arlanda Airport - Choose the bus of Swebus which departure 3 times a day from outside the airport. This enables You to take heavy luggage and is a good option if arriving to Stockholm Arlanda Airport, but the bus trip takes 6 hours. Check departure times at https://www.swebus.se/SwebusExpress_com/
3. Arriving to Stockholm Arlanda Airport - Choose the airlines of SAS to Kalmar, https://www.flysas.com/gb-en/?_source=marketselector, which is only set to departure 3 times a day. Once arriving to Kalmar, a shuttle will be there to pick You up. However, this small flight might have problem taking heavy luggage to Kalmar.
The LOC welcome desk for accreditation is at Kalmar Stadshotell.
The public transportation system in Kalmar is comprehensive. The bus- and train station is located at a maximum of 500 m from the hotels. There are several daily train connections to Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö/Copenhagen. The train to Copenhagen stops at Copenhagen International Airport.