How to get from Kiruna to Umeå

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 Kiruna to Umea  •  2 h 54 min

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

$136 - $398

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna Station to Umeaa Central Regional

$50 - $120

4 alternative options

Train to Gallivare, fly to Ornskoldsvik, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna Station to Gällivare station
  2. Fly from Gallivare (GEV) to Ornskoldsvik (OER) GEV - OER
  3. Take the train from Husum(S) station to Umeaa Central

$163 - $410

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 / ...

$69 - $104

Night train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Kiruna Station to Umeaa Central Express

$50 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kiruna to Umeå 373.6 miles

$80 - $130

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

Scandinavian Airlines flies from Kiruna to Umeå 4 times a week. Alternatively, Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Kiruna to Umeå 4 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $120 and the journey takes 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
NextJet
Website
nextjet.se
Flights from Gallivare to Ornskoldsvik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kiruna to Umea
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Kiruna Station to Gällivare station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $26
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $26
1st Class Refundable
$25 - $35
Train from Husum(S) station to Umeaa Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$12 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$19 - $25
2nd Class Refundable
$18 - $26
1st Class Refundable
$25 - $35
Train from Kiruna Station to Umeaa Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$80 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$80 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiruna and Umeå is 448 km. The road distance is 598 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiruna to Umeå is to train which costs 430 kr - 1000 kr and takes 7 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Kiruna to Umeå is to fly which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 1100 kr - 3500 kr.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiruna Station and arriving at Umeaa Central. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Kiruna to Umeå. 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.

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Kiruna to Umeå, including transfers.