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

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Train Swedish Railways (SJ)  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Luleå Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation SJ Nattåg / ...

$30 - $85

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Bus  •  4h 25m

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

$35 - $55

Train Tågkompaniet  •  4h 48m

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

$68 - $88

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Luleå to Umeå 165.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5h 11m

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

$71 - $348

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The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Umeå is to bus which costs 310 kr - 460 kr and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Luleå to Umeå is to drive which costs 330 kr - 490 kr and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luleå busstation station and arriving at Umeå Busstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luleå Centralstation station and arriving at Umeå Centralstation station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Luleå and Umeå is 215 km. The road distance is 265.3 km.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Umeå without a car is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs 270 kr - 750 kr.

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The train from Luleå Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation takes 4h 5m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Luleå to Umeå is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs 270 kr - 750 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 kr - 460 kr and takes 4h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 600 kr - 3200 kr and takes 5h 11m.

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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Tågkompaniet also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Länstrafiken operates a bus from Luleå to Umeå every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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Tågkompaniet
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
ltr.se

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There is no direct flight from Lulea Airport to Umea Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luleå to Umeå is 265 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Luleå to Umeå.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle offer flights from Lulea 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 Luleå to Lulea Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 13m and costs 25 kr.

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