There are 7 ways to get from Luleå to Vaasa by bus, car ferry, train, 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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Bus, carferry  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Universitetssjukhuset 20 / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Umeå to Vaasa

$82 - $99

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Fly Lulea to Vaasa  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Vaasa (VAA) LLA - VAA

$63 - $303

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Train Swedish Railways (SJ), carferry  •  12 h 9 min

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

$96 - $154

Train Tågkompaniet, carferry  •  12 h 40 min

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

$137 - $165

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Luleå to Umeå
  2. Take the carferry from Umeå to Vaasa

$82 - $99

Fly Lulea to Umea, carferry  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Umea (UME) LLA - UME
  2. Take the carferry from Umeå to Vaasa

$144 - $429

Bus to Kemi, fly to Vaasa  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
  2. Fly from Kemi (KEM) to Vaasa (VAA) KEM - VAA

$177 - $624

Questions & Answers

The distance between Luleå and Vaasa is 278 km.

The best way to get from Luleå to Vaasa without a car is to train and carferry which takes 12 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to get from Luleå to Vaasa, including transfers.

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

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Vaasa is 1 h ahead of Luleå. It is currently 9:51 AM in Luleå and 10:51 AM in Vaasa.

Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Lulea Airport to Vaasa Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Vaasa. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Lulea Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Luleå to Vaasa.
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  • Distance: 173.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 56 min

What companies run services between Luleå, Sweden and Vaasa, Finland?

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Luleå to Vaasa every 4 hours.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Vaasa via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Lulea to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Kemi to Vaasa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 Centralstation to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Umeå Universitetssjukhuset
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Ferry operators
Wasaline
Phone
0207 716 810
Email
info@wasaline.com
Website
wasaline.com
Car ferry from Umeå to Vaasa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
wasaline.com

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