There are 7 ways to get from Kiruna to Umeå by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Umea  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Kiruna (KRN) to Umea (UME) KRN - UME

$135 - $397

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Train Swedish Railways (SJ)  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna station to Umeå Centralstation SJ Nattåg Arctic Circle

$45 - $110

5 alternative options

Fly to Ornskoldsvik, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Kiruna (KRN) to Ornskoldsvik (OER) KRN - OER
  2. Take the train from Husum station to Umeå Centralstation

$155 - $550

Fly to Skelleftea, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Kiruna (KRN) to Skelleftea (SFT) KRN - SFT
  2. Take the bus from Bureå E4 to Umeå Busstation

$136 - $497

Train Tågkompaniet  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna station to Luleå Notviken station K31KM 310 km från tågplanen.
  2. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation K31KM 350 km från tågplanen. / ...

$125 - $149

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Luleå busstation 10
  2. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Busstation 20 / ...

$62 - $96

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kiruna to Umeå 373.6 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiruna to Umeå is to train which costs 430 kr - 1000 kr and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiruna to Umeå is to fly which costs 1200 kr - 3700 kr and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Kiruna and Umeå is 448 km. The road distance is 597.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Kiruna to Umeå, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiruna station to Umeå station. However, there are services departing from Kiruna busstation and arriving at Umeå Busstation via Luleå busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiruna station station and arriving at Umeå Centralstation station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The best way to get from Kiruna to Umeå without a car is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs 430 kr - 1000 kr.

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Kiruna to Umeå train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Narvik station.

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Map of how to get from Kiruna to Umeå.
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  • Distance: 279.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines flies from Kiruna to Umeå twice a week. Alternatively, Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Kiruna to Umeå twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 6 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kiruna to Umea
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Kiruna to Ornskoldsvik via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kiruna to Skelleftea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Kiruna to Skelleftea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Husum station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Kiruna station to Luleå Notviken station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Kiruna station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$75 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$75 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Bureå E4 to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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