Action in Language, Organisations and Information Systems

   
Travel to and from Borås
The conference will be held at the University College of Borås, Borås Sweden. Borås are located 60 km from Gothenburg in the western region of Sweden.
 
Travelling By Air
If you are travelling by air, you can reach Borås via Gothenburg International Airport (otherwise known as Landvetter) Landvetter International Airport is located halfway between Borås and Gothenburg and offers seventy-five daily departures to over twenty destinations.
 
Landvetter contact information: http://www.lfv.se/ and choose “In English” and then Airports “Göteborg – Landvetter”
 
Phone: +46 31-94 11 00
Fax: +46 31-94 11 89
E-mail: informationen@got.lfv.se
 
The major Scandinavian airline is SAS. All major airlines have websites which offer information such as schedules and prices; some even have online booking facilities.
 
Travelling from the airport to Borås is not difficult: Gothenburg International Airport Landvetter is only about 40 minutes by taxi from the university - the fare will be about 500 SEK to Borås (Borås Taxi):
Phone: + 46 33-12 70 70
 
The airport bus to central Borås costs about 100 SEK:
http://www.flygbussarna.se//tidtabeller/boraslandvetter.pdf

If you prefer to rent a car all the major car hire firms are represented at the airport: Avis, Budget, Hertz and Eurocar. Cars can be booked via the companies respective offices in your own country.
 
Travelling By Train
Borås have good rail communications. Regular InterCity services operate between Borås and Gothenburg (1 hour) and Stockholm (3.5 hours), Oslo (4.25 hours) and Copenhagen (5-6 hours).
 
The University College is located on walking distance from the station (approx 10 minutes), directions could be attained from the personnel employed by the State Railway at the station.
  
Contact information to the state railway:
www.sj.se/ , and choose “In English”
 
Travel to Borås with Car and Local Travel within Borås
Borås is located between Borås and Jönköping. The distance is 60 km from Gothenburg and 100 km from Jönköping. From Gothenburg as well as Jönköping you follow Rv 40 to Borås. Maps of Borås, the University College of Borås and parking facilities could be found here.
 

The University of Borås is located in the town centre within walking distance of both the railway station and the bus station. Most people speak enough English to be able to point you in the right direction. Taxis are also available outside the railway station (+46 33 12 70 70).