Welcome to Helsingborg – a scenic coastal city in Sweden, and one of the oldest cities in the Nordics. Helsingborg has 150 000 residents, which makes it the ninth largest city in Sweden.
Helsingborg has a unique location with less than 3 kilometers to Helsingør, Denmark. The proximity gives a fantastic opportunity to discover two countries in one trip.
Read more about Helsingborg at Visit Helsingborg’s website.
Fly to Copenhagen Airport. You get to Helsingborg easily with train from the airport, which takes an hour.
You can also fly to Ängelholm Helsingborg Airport. You get to Helsingborg from the airport with car/taxi, which takes 30 minutes.
Take the train to Helsingborg Central Station (also called Knutpunkten) with SJ.
Helsingborg is a walkable city with a lot to discover. From the city centre it is about a 1.5 kilometer walk to Helsingborg Arena, where the Nordic Cheerleading Championship is held.
Skånetrafiken is the local bus company.
Helsingborg Castle is one of the city’s main landmarks and offers beautiful architecture, gardens and a fantastic view of the sea.
Kärnan is a historic fortress that has existed since the Middle Ages. Up in the fortress, there is a panoramic view of the city and the sea.
Sofiero Castle has a beautiful royal garden with various floral arrangements and events, including music festivals and garden exhibitions.
Helsingborg’s harbor is right next to Helsingborg’s city centre. It is a lively harbor with restaurants, cafes and shops where you can stroll along the water.
Tropical Beach is a city beach in the middle of Helsingborg.
Ferry to Helsingør, Denmark
In just 20 minutes, you can get to Helsingør in Denmark. Ferries run from Helsingborg C and Hamntorget.
Helsingborg’s city park
In Helsingborg’s city park you can enjoy walks, picnics and various outdoor activities.