There are 4 ways to get from Luleå to Umeå by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$30 - $85

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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

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

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The quickest way to get from Luleå to Umeå is to drive which costs 330 kr - 480 kr and takes 3 h 2 min.

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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 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luleå Centralstation station and arriving at Umeå Centralstation station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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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 4 h 20 min and costs 270 kr - 750 kr.

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The train from Luleå Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs five 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 4 h 20 min and costs 270 kr - 750 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 kr - 460 kr and takes 4 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 600 kr - 3100 kr and takes 4 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lulea Airport to Umea Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Luleå to Umeå.
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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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 4 h 20 min. 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 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)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
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 Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
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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