Getting to Uppsala University Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden is bordered by Dag Hammarskjölds väg, Thunbergsvägen, Norbyvägen and Villavägen; the visiting address is Villavägen 6-8.

Going by bus to the Botanical Garden

The city buses stop directly outside the Botanic Garden at the bus stops named Blåsenhus, Evolutionsmuseet and Botaniska . Visit the website for Uppsala public transport to find the bus timetables for lines 1 (white), 2 (red), 7 (light blue), 11 (grey) and 12 (yellow).

Parking lots in the vicinity of the Botanical Garden

There are car parks at Villavägen 6 (gps coordinates 59.852031, 17.625407). There are only 10 parking lots, all on the side facing Thunbergsvägen. Too pay the parkning fee use an application in your smartphone (EasyPark).

There are also car parks at Norbyvägen 18, and Plantskolegränd.

Parking for the disabled is available close to the Tropical Glasshouses and Café Victoria, Villavägen 8, and close to the Orangery at Villavägen 6.

Map showing parking lots within the garden.

The photo shows the parking lots at Villvavägen 6, reserved for visitors to the Botanical Garden. The pence by Thunbergsvägen is in the background.
Visitors parking in the Botanical Garden, Villavägen 6.

Parking for coaches is available close to the Cathedral at S:t Eriks torg and Riddartorget.

Map Botanical Garden in Uppsala

Getting to the The Linnaeus Garden

The Linnaeus Garden is on Svartbäcksgatan, north of the pedestrian street.

The nearest bus stop is ’Skolgatan’, just around the block from The Linnaeus Garden. City bus lines (numbers 2, 5, 13, 14 and 42) stop there, as do regional buses (numbers 110, 111 and 115, for example) also stop at . Buses 110 and 115 also call at Old Uppsala (Gamla Uppsala).

Getting to Linnaeus’ Hammarby

By car

Leave the E4 Uppsala bypass at junction 187 and take road 282 towards Edsbro. After about 200m turn right towards Danmark and ”Linnés Hammarby” (signed). Linnaeus’ Hammarby has got the GPS-coordinates WGS84 59° 49′ 3″ N, 17° 46′ 35″ E  /  UTM 59.8175°, 17.776389°.

By bus

Bus 102 from Uppsala to Knivsta stops at the turn-off for Linnaeus’ Hammarby, about 2 km from the property. The travel time from Uppsala central station is about 20 minutes, the return journey about 25 minutes. The bus departs every 30 minutes on weekdays and once an hour on weekends.

Bus 186 also stops at the turn-off for Linnaeus’ Hammarby, on weekdays (travel time 15 minutes).

Collaboration with Uppsala-Lenna Heritage Railway and The Swedish Tramway Society

Sundays 27 June – 15 August Uppsala-Lenna Heritage Railway operates a veteran bus service to Linnaeus’ Hammarby.

Tickets: 240 Skr/adult bort directions or 140 Skr/adult one-way, children 7–15 years old pay half proce. Entrance fee to Linnaeus' Hammarby is not included in the price. Book your ticket by e-mail to Lennakatten at least one week in advance. 

Departure from Uppsala Östra Sundays at 10:10 and 12:35. Back in Uppsala at 15:00 or 17:00. The tours allow a 2–4 hours visit at Linnaeus' Hammarby.

Timetables Lennakatten

By bike

You can go by bike to Linnaeus' Hammarby. The distance is between 12 kilometers and 15 kilometers depening of your choice of route. The last 5–6 kilometers are on narrow roads with car traffic.

Tour suggestions by bike

Last modified: 2021-06-10