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

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Fly

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kiruna (KRN)

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Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Stockholm Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Kiruna station

Train via Berlin

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Kiruna station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels South to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Stockholm
  4. Take the bus from Stockholm to Kiruna

Bus via Prague

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Stockholm
  3. Take the bus from Stockholm to Töre
  4. Take the bus from Töre busstation to Kiruna busstation

Drive, car ferry

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

Drive, Eurotunnel, train

  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
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
  6. Drive from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kiruna

London to Kiruna by train

The train journey time between London and Kiruna is around 39h 8m and covers a distance of around 3377 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 55m. Operated by Eurostar, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys and others, the London to Kiruna train service departs from London St Pancras Intl and arrives in Kiruna station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
39h 8m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from London to Kiruna is to bus via Prague which costs £160 - £230 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kiruna is to fly which costs £100 - £440 and takes 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kiruna. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kiruna via Brussels South, Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB and Stockholm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Kiruna station via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Köln Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Stockholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 8m.

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The distance between London and Kiruna is 2124 km.

The best way to get from London to Kiruna without a car is to train which takes 39h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from London to Kiruna, including transfers.

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London to Kiruna bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Kiruna is to fly which takes 7h 19m and costs £100 - £440. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 39h 8m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 2h.

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Map of how to get from London to Kiruna.
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  • Distance: 2124.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from London Paddington to Kiruna 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Kiruna via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Köln Hbf, Hamburg-Altona, and Stockholm Centralstation in around 39h 8m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
2300 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2300 kr - 6000 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
2300 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Munich, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
4300 kr - 11000 kr
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1600 kr - 8000 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1700 kr - 6500 kr
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3600 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3200 kr - 3600 kr
Standard
1000 kr - 1300 kr
Standard Premier
1500 kr - 2000 kr
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3700 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3300 kr - 3700 kr
Standard
1400 kr - 1800 kr
Standard Premier
1900 kr - 2500 kr
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3500 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
3000 kr - 3500 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 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
800 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1100 kr - 1600 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 48m
Frequency
5 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 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
700 kr - 1500 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
700 kr - 1000 kr
Comfort
850 kr - 1200 kr
Premium
1000 kr - 1500 kr
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1400 kr - 2600 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 kr - 1400 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
900 kr - 1200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
1100 kr - 1400 kr
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
15h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
17h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 320 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140 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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Calais Frethun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
280 kr - 390 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
330 kr - 390 kr
1st Class
280 kr - 330 kr
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
290 kr - 390 kr
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
340 kr - 390 kr
1st Class
290 kr - 340 kr
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 kr
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kr - 170 kr
Website
RegioJet
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
380 kr - 550 kr
Website
RegioJet
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
310 kr - 380 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 600 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 850 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Stockholm to Kiruna
Ave. Duration
15h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Stockholm to Töre
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
600 kr - 900 kr
Website
Tapanis Buss
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Töre busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kr - 500 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
360 kr - 500 kr
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1000 kr - 1700 kr
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
1041 kr
Standard Car - Premium
1661 kr

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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London to Kiruna bus services, operated by The Arctic Route, arrive at Kiruna station.

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Kiruna is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 11:23 AM in London and 12:23 PM in Kiruna.

London to Kiruna train services, operated by Vy Nattåg, arrive at Kiruna station.

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

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There are 10+ hotels available in Kiruna. 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 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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