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There are 5 ways to get from Kiruna to Umeå by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h

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

$136 - $398

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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

3 alternative options

Train Tågkompaniet  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna station to Luleå Notviken station Norrtåg
  2. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation Norrtåg

$126 - $156

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 / ...

$67 - $102

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kiruna to Umeå 373.6 miles

$80 - $130

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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 - 3600 kr and takes 3 h.

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

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

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Kiruna to Umeå bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Kiruna busstation.

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

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The best way to get from Kiruna to Umeå is to fly which takes 3 h and costs 1200 kr - 3600 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 430 kr - 1000 kr and takes 7 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 600 kr - 950 kr and takes 10 h 40 min.

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

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 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
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
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
$80 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$80 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$110 - $160
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Kiruna station to Luleå Notviken station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
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
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
ltr.se

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The quickest flight from Kiruna Airport to Umea Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kiruna to Umeå bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Umeå Busstation.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiruna to Umeå is 598 km. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from Kiruna to Umeå.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Kiruna Airport to Umea Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Umeå. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiruna to Kiruna Airport is to line 552 bus which takes 20 min and costs 116 kr.

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