Gardens in three locations
The Linnaeus Garden with the Linnaeus Museum lie in central Uppsala, just north of the library. The Botanical Garden is directly west of Uppsala Castle. Linnaeus' Hammarby is in the parish of Danmark, about 15 km southeast of Uppsala.
- Visiting adress the Linnaeus Garden and the Linnaeus Museum: Svartbäcksgatan 27
- Visiting adress the Botanical Garden: Villavägen 6–8
Getting to the Botanical Garden
The Botanical Garden is framed by Dag Hammarskjölds väg, Thunbergsvägen, Norbyvägen and Villavägen; the visiting address is Villavägen 6-8.
You will find pedestrian entrances at Thunbergsvägen, Dag Hammarskjölds väg (May-October), Norbyvägen, Plantskolegränd, and "rosengången".
The entrance at Villavägen 8 is closed until spring 2024.
Going by bus to the Botanical Garden
The city buses stop directly outside the Botanical Garden at the bus stops named Blåsenhus, Evolutionsmuseet and Botaniska . Visit the website for UL (public transport) to find the bus timetables for lines 1 (white), 2 (red), 7 (light blue) and 12 (yellow). Line 2 stops both att Stadsbiblioteket, close to The Linnaeus Garden, and at Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala).
Parking areas near of the Botanical Garden
There are parking areas at Villavägen 6 (GPS coordinates 59.852031, 17.625407). There are only 10 parking spaces, all on the side facing Thunbergsvägen. To pay the parking fee use the EasyPark app in your phone.
There are also parking areas at Norbyvägen 18, and Plantskolegränd.
Parking for the disabled is available near the Orangery at Villavägen 6. The parking by the Tropical Glasshouses and Café Victoria, Villavägen 8, is closed until spring 2024.
Parking for coaches is available close to Uppsala Cathedral at S:t Eriks torg and Riddartorget.
Map of the Botanical Garden in Uppsala
Getting to the The Linnaeus Garden
The Linnaeus Garden is on Svartbäcksgatan 27, north of the pedestrian street.
With bus to the Linnaeus Garden
There are no bus stops right outside the garden. The nearest bus stop is ’Skolgatan’ and 'Stadsbiblioteket', just around the block from The Linnaeus Garden. City bus line 5 (green), 8 (bright red) och 10 (pink) stop at Kungsgatan, bus stop Skolgatan. Bus line 2 (red), 6 (brown), 7 (bright blue) och 9 (blue) stop at S:t Olofsgatan, bus stop Stadsbiblioteket.
- The bus to Gamla Uppsala (line 2, red) leaves from bus stop Stadsbiblioteket.
- Bus line 2 (red) and bus line 7 (bright blue) pass The Botanical Garden and several museums: Upplandsmuseet, Carolina Rediviva, Uppsala konstmuseum, Evolutionsmuseet and Bror Hjorths Hus.
- Bus line 9 (blue) passes Resecentrum where you can catch the train to Arlanda or Stockholm. The bus will alo take you to Linnés Sävja.
- Some regional buses also stop at bus stop Skolgatan.
Parkering at the Linnaeus Garden
There are parking lots at Österplan, east of the railway, with entrance from S:t Olofsgatan. At Dragarbrunnsgatan, close to Klostergatan, there is a multi-storeyed car park.
Getting to Linnaeus’ Hammarby
Leave the E4 Uppsala bypass at junction 187 and take road 282 towards Edsbro. After about 200 m 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°.
Bus 102 from Uppsala to Knivsta stops at the turn-off for Linnaeus’ Hammarby, about 2 km from the museum. 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.
- Timetable bus 102 (summer), (13 June – August 2022).
- Timetable bus 102 (autumn), (15 August – 10 December 2022).
- Timetable bus 102 (winter), (11 December 2022 – 11 June 2023).
Bus 186 also stops at the turn-off for Linnaeus’ Hammarby, on weekdays (travel time 15 minutes).
- Timetable bus 186 (summer), (13 June – 14 August 2022).
- Timetable bus 186 (autumn), (15 August – 10 December 2022).
- Timetable bus 186 (winter), (11 December 2022 – 11 June 2023).
Collaboration with Uppsala-Lenna Heritage Railway and The Swedish Tramway Society 2022
Sunday 17 July, Wednesday 27 July and Sunday 14 August Uppsala-Lenna Heritage Railway operates a veteran bus service to Linnaeus’ Hammarby.
Tickets: 240 SEK/adult both directions or 140 SEK/adult one-way, children 7–15 years old pay half price. Two children can accompany an adult for free. Admission fee to Linnaeus' Hammarby is not included in the price. Buy your ticket at the ticket desk at the railway station Uppsala Östra on the day of departure.
Departure from Uppsala Östra 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.
You can go by bike to Linnaeus' Hammarby. The distance is between 12 kilometers and 15 kilometers depending of your choice of route. The last 5–6 kilometers are on narrow roads with car traffic.