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Getting There

By Plane -- Kalmar Airport (tel. 0480/45-90-00; www.kalmarairport.se) receives two to four daily 50-minute flights from Stockholm. The airport is 5km (3 miles) west of the town center. The Flygbuss (www.kalmarflyg.se) makes the 10-minute drive to the center of Kalmar for a per-person price of 50SEK ($10/£5). Buses are timed to depart with the arrivals of flights at the airport.

By Train -- Seven trains a day make the 6 1/2-hour run between Stockholm and Kalmar. Eight daily trains arrive from Malmö, taking 3 hours and 20 minutes. Both the train and bus stations lie in the center of town. Call tel. 771/75-75-75.

By Bus -- Three to seven buses a day make the 7-hour trip from Stockholm. From Gothenburg, there is one bus on both Friday and Saturday, taking 6 hours. For information, call tel. 0200/21-82-18 (within Sweden only).

By Car -- From Stockholm, take E66 south.

Visitor Information

The Kalmar Tourist Office, Turism I Kalmarbygåden, is located at Ölandskajen 9 (P.O. Box 23), 391 20 Kalmar (tel. 0480/41-77-00; www.kalmar.se/turism), near the railway station right in the town center. The office is open June 1 to July 27 and August 16 to August 31 Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm; July 28 to August 15 Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm; September to May Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.