There are flights all year to Visby from Stockholm, Linköping and Helsinki. During summer, there are also flights from Gothenburg, Oslo, Hamburg and Ängelholm.
Destination Gotland runs ferries from Nynäshamn and Oskarshamn to Visby. You can bring your car on the ferry. The ferry takes approximately three hours and is the cheapest way to get to the island.
Cruise ships plying the Baltic Sea, from May to September, call on the port of Visby. Small cruise ships dock at berth 7 at the port. Large cruise ship hold position at anchor, and passengers are tendered past the breakwater to the port. The port has only the most basic facilities; but shops and restaurants are in town, only about a 5-minute walk away.
The inner city (Old Town), which is located within the medieval city walls, is small enough to be covered by foot. The rest of the city is easy to get around by bike and has plenty of good bikes paths.
Tourist information may be obtained from the Donnerska huset, Donners plats 1, near Almedalen and the waterfront in Visby.
Visby is best enjoyed by foot, especially the Old Town, located within the city wall. Be aware that some of the streets (alleys) are quite narrow, cobblestone-paved, and somewhat hilly and thus can be difficult for people with handicaps.
During the summer there are usually plenty of bike rentals, but they can be expensive, if you’re staying for a longer period purchasing a used bike might be a cheaper option.
There are several bus lines going out to the rest of the island, check the time table before heading out though.
During the summer cars are not allowed within the city walls, though parking outside the walls is free of charge.
Like the rest of Sweden, taxis can be expensive, and are best for short trips when you are unable to get around otherwise.
Taxi services contact numbers:
Taxi Gotland: +46 498-200 200
Taxi Kurir Gotland: +46 498-50 000
Din Taxi Gotland: +46 498-20 70 70
Gute Taxi: +46 498-44 44 44