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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central Regional

$30 - $75

Cheapest option

Night train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central Express / ...

$30 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Busstation 20 / ...

$35 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Luleå to Umeå 165.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Umea (UME) LLA - UME

$71 - $348

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Luleå to Umeå 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Länstrafiken operates a bus from Luleå to Umeå every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
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 Luleå and Umeå is 215 km. The road distance is 265 km.

The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Umeå is to bus which costs 310 kr - 460 kr and takes 4 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Luleå to Umeå is to drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 320 kr - 480 kr.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luleaa Central and arriving at Umeaa Central. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luleå busstation and arriving at Umeå Busstation. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

The train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.