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Uppsala is the historic and spiritual heart of Sweden.
Famous as a medieval university city, Uppsala was once the political and religious centre of Viking-era Sweden. Today, it is Sweden’s fourth largest city and one of the country’s most dynamic thanks to its bustling university population.
Located just 40 minutes north of Sweden’s capital city, Uppsala is the perfect option if you’re looking for a quick and interesting day trip from Stockholm.
Getting to Uppsala from Stockholm couldn’t be easier.
SJ AB, Sweden’s state-owned railway company runs regular trips from Stockholm Central Station. This journey takes just 40 minutes, but the trains run less frequently (every hour, every half-hour during peak times).
SL, the organization responsible for running all of the public transportation in Stockholm country operates commuter trains from Stockholm every half-hour. The pendeltåg takes just 55 minutes to get from one city the other, and the...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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