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There are 8 ways to get from Åmål to Umeå by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Gothenburg, fly

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Göteborg Central
  2. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Umea (UME)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Busstationen
  2. Take the bus from Karlstad Busstationen to Arlanda terminal 4 buss
  3. Take the bus from Arlanda terminal 4 buss to Umeå Busstation

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Train to Stockholm, fly

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Umea (UME)

Train to Stockholm Bromma, fly

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Stockholm Centralstation
  2. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Umea (UME)

Train

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Borlänge Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Borlänge Centralstation to Gävle Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Gävle Centralstation to Sundsvall Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Sundsvall Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Busstationen
  2. Take the train from Karlstad Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Västerås Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Uppsala Centralstation to Nordmaling Resecentrum/Station
  5. Take the train from Nordmaling Resecentrum/Station to Umeå Centralstation

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Åmål station to Hallsberg station
  2. Take the night train from Hallsberg station to Umeå Centralstation

Drive

  1. Drive from Åmål to Umeå

Åmål to Umeå by train

The train journey time between Åmål and Umeå is around 12h 5m and covers a distance of around 907 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 16m. The fastest train normally takes 12h 5m. Operated by Tågab, Swedish Railways (SJ), X-trafik and others, the Åmål to Umeå train service departs from Åmål station and arrives in Umeå Centralstation. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
10h 49m
Layover time:
1h 16m
Total time:
12h 5m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
12h 5m
Train distance:
907 km
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:00
Last train departs at:
14:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Åmål to Umeå train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Åmål → Umeå
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COVID-19 help in Sweden

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 11414

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Sweden is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Umeå is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Umeå is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Umeå is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

Last updated: 11 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Åmål to Umeå is to bus which costs 750 kr - 1100 kr and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Åmål to Umeå is to train and fly which costs 1000 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Åmål station to Umeå station. However, there are services departing from Åmål station and arriving at Umeå Busstation via Karlstad Busstationen and Arlanda terminal 4 buss. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Åmål station to Umeå station. However, there are services departing from Åmål station and arriving at Umeå Centralstation via Borlänge Centralstation, Gävle Centralstation and Sundsvall Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 35m.

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The distance between Åmål and Umeå is 665 km. The road distance is 884 km.

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The best way to get from Åmål to Umeå without a car is to train which takes 12h 35m and costs 850 kr - 1300 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Åmål to Umeå, including transfers.

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Åmål to Umeå bus services, operated by Värmlandstrafik, depart from Åmål station.

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Åmål to Umeå train services, operated by Tågab, depart from Åmål station.

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The best way to get from Åmål to Umeå is to train which takes 12h 35m and costs 850 kr - 1300 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 750 kr - 1100 kr and takes 15h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Åmål to Umeå.
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  • Distance: 664.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Åmål, Sweden and Umeå, Sweden?

You can take a train from Åmål to Umeå via Borlänge Centralstation, Gävle Centralstation, and Sundsvall Centralstation in around 12h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Åmål to Umeå via Karlstad Busstationen and Arlanda terminal 4 buss in around 15h 50m.

Airlines
Braathens Regional Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Umea via Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Umea
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kr - 2800 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Umea
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Gothenburg to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Stockholm to Umea
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2000 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Umea
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 kr - 1400 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Umea
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170 kr - 3000 kr
Train operators
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Åmål station to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Åmål station to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
130 kr - 190 kr
Train from Åmål station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
260 kr - 360 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
260 kr - 360 kr
Train from Åmål station to Borlänge Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190 kr - 270 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
190 kr - 270 kr
Train from Åmål station to Hallsberg station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
160 kr - 230 kr
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Borlänge Centralstation to Gävle Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
120 kr - 250 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
190 kr - 250 kr
2nd Class Ticket
120 kr - 150 kr
Train from Gävle Centralstation to Sundsvall Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 kr - 360 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
280 kr - 360 kr
2nd Class Ticket
240 kr - 300 kr
Train from Sundsvall Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 410 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
320 kr - 410 kr
2nd Class Ticket
300 kr - 360 kr
Night train from Hallsberg station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
650 kr - 850 kr
2nd Class Ticket
750 kr - 950 kr
X-trafik
Phone
0771- 9 10 10 9
Website
xtrafik.se
Train from Gävle Centralstation to Sundsvall Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
X-trafik
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Gävle Centralstation to Sundsvall Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Vy Nattåg
Train from Sundsvall Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Vy Nattåg
Train from Karlstad Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Vy Nattåg
Train from Uppsala Centralstation to Nordmaling Resecentrum/Station
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Train from Nordmaling Resecentrum/Station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Vy Norrtåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Sundsvall Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Vy Norrtåg
Train from Nordmaling Resecentrum/Station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Vy Norrtåg
Bus operators
Värmlandstrafik
Phone
0771 – 32 32 00
Website
varmlandstrafik.se
Bus from Åmål station to Karlstad Busstationen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Värmlandstrafik
Bus4You
Phone
+47 407 05070
Email
buss@vy.no
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Karlstad Busstationen to Arlanda terminal 4 buss
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
180 kr - 260 kr
Website
Bus4You
Y-buss
Phone
+46 77 133 44 44
Website
ybuss.se
Bus from Arlanda terminal 4 buss to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
470 kr - 650 kr
Website
Y-buss
Ul
Website
ul.se
Bus from Västerås Centralstation to Uppsala Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ul.se

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Åmål to Umeå train services, operated by Vy Norrtåg, arrive at Umeå Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Åmål to Umeå is 884 km. It takes approximately 10h 8m to drive from Åmål to Umeå.

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