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There are 9 ways to get from London to Abisko by plane, bus, train, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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

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Fly London Heathrow to Kiruna, bus  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kiruna (KRN) LHR - KRN
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna flygplats to Abisko Östra E10

1383 kr - 6033 kr

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Fly London Heathrow to Bardufoss, bus, train  •  14h 18m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bardufoss (BDU) LHR - BDU
  2. Take the bus from Bardufoss sentrum to Bromsgård
  3. Take the train from Narvik station to Abisko Östra station

1173 kr - 4658 kr

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Fly London Heathrow to Evenes, bus, train  •  11h 57m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Evenes (EVE) LHR - EVE
  2. Take the bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Narvik bussterminal
  3. Take the train from Narvik station to Abisko Östra station

1413 kr - 10673 kr

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Evenes, bus, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Evenes (EVE) LGW - EVE
  3. Take the bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Narvik bussterminal
  4. Take the train from Narvik station to Abisko Östra station

1955 kr - 7066 kr

Train via Cologne  •  46h 34m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Abisko Östra station

3351 kr - 8609 kr

Train  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Abisko Östra station

3464 kr - 7131 kr

Bus, night bus, train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 814
  2. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N75 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm Arlanda T 5, Arlanda Airport T5
  4. Take the train from Arlanda Centralstation to Abisko Östra station

1927 kr - 2788 kr

Drive, car ferry  •  36h 5m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Abisko

4718 kr - 7814 kr

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  37h 13m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
  6. Drive from Duesseldorf Hbf to Abisko

6728 kr - 15974 kr

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Abisko is to bus and night bus and train which costs £160 - £250 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Abisko is to fly and bus which costs £120 - £550 and takes 10h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Abisko station. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Abisko Östra station via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Hbf and Stockholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 34m.

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The distance between London and Abisko is 2130 km.

The best way to get from London to Abisko without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 46h 34m and costs £290 - £800.

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It takes approximately 10h 59m to get from London to Abisko, including transfers.

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London to Abisko train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 30m and has one stopover.

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Abisko is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 2:59 AM in London and 3:59 AM in Abisko.

London to Abisko train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Abisko Östra station.

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Map of how to get from London to Abisko.
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  • Distance: 2129.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 59m

What companies run services between London, England and Abisko, Sweden?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Abisko via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, and Stockholm Centralstation in around 46h 34m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Evenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 20000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Evenes via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 20000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Evenes via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 20000 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Evenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1700 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Bardufoss via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 4000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Bardufoss via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4500 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Bardufoss via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 4300 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Evenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 7500 kr
Flights from London Gatwick to Evenes via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 6500 kr
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from London Gatwick to Evenes via Tromso
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 8500 kr
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Narvik station to Abisko Östra station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55 kr - 190 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
150 kr - 190 kr
2nd Class Ticket
55 kr - 70 kr
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Abisko Östra station
Ave. Duration
16h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1600 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
1000 kr - 1300 kr
2nd Class Ticket
1300 kr - 1600 kr
Train from Arlanda Centralstation to Abisko Östra station
Ave. Duration
16h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1500 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
1000 kr - 1300 kr
2nd Class Ticket
1200 kr - 1500 kr
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3100 kr - 3600 kr
Standard
1000 kr - 1300 kr
Standard Premier
1500 kr - 2000 kr
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3700 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3200 kr - 3700 kr
Standard
1400 kr - 1700 kr
Standard Premier
1900 kr - 2400 kr
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3400 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3000 kr - 3400 kr
Standard
600 kr - 750 kr
Standard Premier
1000 kr - 1400 kr
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 3400 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3000 kr - 3400 kr
Standard
600 kr - 800 kr
Standard Premier
1000 kr - 1400 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
950 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
650 kr - 950 kr
Comfort
800 kr - 1100 kr
Premium
950 kr - 1400 kr
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
700 kr - 1500 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
700 kr - 1000 kr
Comfort
850 kr - 1100 kr
Premium
1000 kr - 1500 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
950 kr - 1400 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
FlixMobility
Website
flixbus.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
280 kr - 350 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 1200 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
500 kr - 750 kr
1st Class
850 kr - 1200 kr
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1493 kr
Website
Eurotunnel
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 320 kr
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130 kr - 200 kr
Rail 1st Class
220 kr - 320 kr
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
280 kr - 390 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
330 kr - 390 kr
1st Class
280 kr - 330 kr
Bus operators
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Kiruna flygplats to Abisko Östra E10
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
120 kr - 170 kr
Nordland fylkeskommune
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95 kr - 120 kr
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Bardufoss sentrum to Bromsgård
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kr - 160 kr
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
310 kr - 380 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
250 kr - 310 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm Arlanda T 5, Arlanda Airport T5
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
480 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
190 kr - 240 kr
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kr - 600 kr
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
220 kr - 290 kr
Reclining Seat
273 kr
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
71 kr
2-bed inside cabin
410 kr - 600 kr

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British Airways and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kiruna Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Abisko. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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