Malmo Getting Around

Getting around

Malmo is a small manageable city, and getting around on foot is easy and pleasant, with most of the major city attractions within easy walking distance of each other. Efficient public transport relies on buses, with the Malmö Card entitling you to free public transport, free sightseeing tours and free or reduced entry to top sights and attractions. The Malmö Card is available for 1, 2 and 3 days and is valid for one adult and two children under 16 - available from tourist offices and hotels.

Getting from Malmo airport

Malmö Airport is 18 miles south-east of Malmö. A taxi will take about 25 minutes. An airport bus service runs to Malmo city centre in 35 minutes.

Getting to Malmo from Copenhagen airport

The best way to get to Malmo from Copenhagen airport is by train. There's also an airport shuttle that connects Copenhagen with Malmo, taking 40 minutes and going via the Öresund Bridge - an amazing 10-mile structure that is a major tourist attraction in its own right.

Train to Copenhagen

Trains depart Malmo for Copenhagen and travel across the Öresund Bridge. They depart every 20 minutes from 06.00 to 24.00 and every hour at night, with the journey taking just 35 minutes. Local Malmo trains are good for exploring the countryside of the surrounding Skåne region.


The city is known for its beautiful parks. Large parts of the old city are pedestrianised, and walking sightseeing tours are available from tourist offices and via the internet.


An extensive bus service covers the entire city centre, and also run to the suburbs and the town of Lund.


Malmo taxis are easy to find, but quite expensive.


Cycling is very popular in most Swedish cities. Malmo is very flat and is well provided with cycle lanes and cycle paths, and cycle maps are available from tourist offices.

Sightseeing Tours

Guided bus tours are a good way of rapidly taking in the major sights. Short guided boat tours of the canals around old Malmö are fun, and it is also possible to reach Copenhagen by hydrofoil.

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