Travelling within Ystad & Österlen

Ystad station foto: Danny Pfeiffer

Travelling to Ystad & Österlen

The nearest airports are Kristianstad Österlen Airport, where Sparrow Aviation operates and from here you can go by bus No. 3, Skane Traffic, to Simrishamn. The other is Malmö Airport (with flights operated by Malmö Aviation and SAS). SJ provides rail services from Hässleholm, Lund and Malmö, for onward travel towards the southeast via Skånetrafiken or by car, which is an ideal means of transport here in southeast Sweden. You can also travel from Copenhagen and onwards to Helsingør via the Öresundstågen train service, which departs from Malmö every 20 minutes, throughout the day. Direct trains are also available between Copenhagen and other locations in Skåne, such as Ystad, Lund, Helsingborg and Kristianstad.

There are ferry connections from Bornholm to Ystad Faergen. Ferry Service to Poland. In the current situation, we have two lines that traffic the route Ystad - Swinousjscie. ,  and Both run 2 trips/day, a night and a day trip. Ystad Tourist Office can help you with reservations by Unity Line.


Skånetrafiken operates all public transport by train, bus and car in Skåne. Transport services are divided up into four business areas: city buses, regional buses, trains and transport for users with special needs. All transport services are run by contractors, who can help you to get around by train, bus and car. The green city buses are a quick and easy way to get around town, while the yellow regional buses link up towns and villages. Trains provide fast connections between around 40 different locations in Skåne. You can find prices, timetables and other information about public transport in Österlen and the rest of Skåne via the link below.

Travelling by your own boat? There are many Marinas in our area.