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There are 6 ways to get from Luleå to Karesuando by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Luleå Centralstation to Kiruna station
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna Radarn to Karesuando busstation

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Kiruna busstation
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation

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Bus via Kiruna

  1. Take the bus from Luleå to Kiruna
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation

Drive

  1. Drive from Luleå to Karesuando

Fly to Pajala, bus

  1. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Pajala (PJA)
  2. Take the bus from Erkheikki väg 395 to Vittangi busstation
  3. Take the bus from Vittangi busstation to Karesuando busstation

Fly to Kiruna, bus

  1. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Kiruna (KRN)
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation

Luleå to Karesuando by train and bus

The journey time between Luleå and Karesuando is around 8h 30m and covers a distance of around 462 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 20m. Operated by Vy Norrtåg, Vy Nattåg, Kiruna Lokaltrafik and others, the Luleå to Karesuando service departs from Luleå Centralstation and arrives in Karesuando busstation. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Services
8h 30m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Karesuando is to drive which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Luleå to Karesuando is to drive which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luleå to Karesuando station. However, there are services departing from Luleå and arriving at Karesuando busstation via Kiruna busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 31m.

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The distance between Luleå and Karesuando is 318 km. The road distance is 424.7 km.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Karesuando without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Luleå to Karesuando, including transfers.

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Luleå to Karesuando bus services, operated by The Arctic Route, depart from Luleå station.

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The quickest flight from Lulea Airport to Pajala Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Luleå to Karesuando bus services, operated by Länstrafiken Norrbotten, arrive at Karesuando busstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luleå to Karesuando is 425 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Luleå to Karesuando.

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Map of how to get from Luleå to Karesuando.
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  • Distance: 317.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Luleå, Sweden and Karesuando, Sweden?

You can take a bus from Luleå to Karesuando via Kiruna and Kiruna busstation in around 8h 31m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 8500 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Lulea to Pajala
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 1400 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Lulea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 9000 kr
Train operators
Vy Norrtåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vy Norrtåg
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Bus operators
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Kiruna Radarn to Karesuando busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
200 kr - 280 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
200 kr - 280 kr
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
210 kr - 290 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
210 kr - 290 kr
Bus from Luleå busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
430 kr - 600 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
430 kr - 600 kr
Bus from Erkheikki väg 395 to Vittangi busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
120 kr - 170 kr
Bus from Vittangi busstation to Karesuando busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120 kr - 180 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
120 kr - 180 kr
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå to Kiruna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Lulea Airport to Pajala Airport.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Lulea Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 13 min and costs 25 kr.

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