Opening hours

EuroSkills 2016 Gothenburg Opening Hours

  • Thursday 1 December 09.00 – 17.00
  • Friday 2 December 09.00 – 17.00
  • Saturday 3 December 09.00 – 16.00

Free admission for the Competition: 1-3 December!

  • Opening ceremony: 30 November
  • Closing ceremony: 4 December

Tickets for the Opening & Closing Ceremony!

Public transport
The easiest and most traditional way to travel in Gothenburg is by tram. Get on the tram and buy your ticket by cash or card in the blue machine in the middle of the tram. Or buy a Gothenburg City Card before you go, which gives you free transports for 48 hours. City Cards can be bought at the Tourist Office.

These trams take you to EuroSkills:
Tram 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 – stop: Korsvägen

There are several taxi companies in the city and prices can vary.
These are two recommended companies:
Taxi Gothenburg +46 31 650 000
Taxi Kurir +46 31 27 27 27

For time tables or other traveling alternatives visit

Find your way

Getting to Gothenburg

By plane

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport is connected to a range of destinations around the world. The airport is conveniently located close to the city center. The Airport bus takes about 20 minutes and stops just outside EuroSkills, Korsvägen.
For information about the airport buses see

By train or bus

Gothenburg is connected to most cities in Sweden and the neighboring countries Norway and Denmark, by an extensive route network of frequent bus and train services. Daily connections from other European capitals are also available and you can take your pick between a number of different operators.
The central station is located in the city center, and only 10 minutes away from EuroSkills if you travel by tram or bus. If you prefer to walk it will take you approximately 20 minutes.

By boat

There are daily ferries from Kiel in Germany and Fredrikshavn in Denmark. Upon arrival, you are just a stone’s throw from the city center. See on how to get to korsvägen.


Individual and group registrations

Make your stay easy and affordable and book through our Official supplier Sweden MEETX!
As a guest at EuroSkills there are several hotels to choose from.

The hotels are

  • Quality Panorama Price from SEK 1050 per night Read more
  • Elite Park Price from SEK 1390 per night Read more
  • Clarion Post Hotell Price from SEK 1450 per night Read more
  • Scandic Opalen Price from SEK 1690 per night Read more
  • Scandic Rubinen Price from SEK 1690 per night Read more
  • Scandic Europa Price from SEK 1350 per night Read more
  • Scandic Crown Price from SEK 1350 per night Read more
  • Spar Hotel Gårda Price from SEK 920 per night Read more

All rooms include breakfast and all prices quoted are in Swedish Kronor (SEK) and including 12 % VAT.

Please register your accommodation here. 

See map below of hotel location.

Groups of more than 10 people

Groups of more than 10 people will get the best and most flexible help by contacting MEETX directly. MEETX will provide a customized package/deal for every specific need. The group’s desire can be anything from accommodation and transport to food, conference facilities and evening activities.

MEETX contact

Contact details Sweden MEETX:, +46 31 708 86 90


In addition to your stay you can add an Observer package. There are three different packages to choose from.

Name of package Content Price
Observer Beginning Opening Ceremony
Welcome kit
SEK 1400
Observer End Closing Ceremony
Welcome kit
SEK 1500
Observer Full Opening Ceremony

Closing Ceremony
Welcome kit

SEK 1775

Register Observer package together with you accommodation here.

Here is registration of Observer package ONLY.

For tickets solely to Opening and/or Closing Ceremony please see Opening and Closing Ceremony above.



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