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There are 7 ways to get from Umeå to Karesuando by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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 Umeå Centralstation to Kiruna station
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna Radarn to Karesuando busstation

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Fly Umea to Kiruna, bus

  1. Fly from Umea (UME) to Kiruna (KRN)
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation

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Train, bus via Luleå

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

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Umeå to Karesuando

Bus to Skelleftea, fly to Kiruna, bus

  1. Take the bus from Umeå Busstation to Bureå E4, Skellefteå
  2. Fly from Skelleftea (SFT) to Kiruna (KRN)
  3. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation

Train, taxi to Lulea, fly to Pajala, bus

  1. Take the train from Umeå Centralstation to Älvsbyn station
  2. Take the taxi from Älvsbyn station to Luleå Airport
  3. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Pajala (PJA)
  4. Take the bus from Erkheikki väg 395 to Vittangi busstation
  5. Take the bus from Vittangi busstation to Karesuando busstation

Umeå to Karesuando by train and bus

6 Weekly Services
11h 39m Average Duration
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Umeå → Karesuando
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Karesuando is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karesuando is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Karesuando is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Umeå to Karesuando is to drive which costs 850 kr - 1300 kr and takes 7h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Umeå to Karesuando is to drive which takes 7h 46m and costs 850 kr - 1300 kr.

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No, there is no direct bus from Umeå station to Karesuando station. However, there are services departing from Umeå Busstation and arriving at Karesuando busstation via Luleå and Kiruna busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 51m.

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The distance between Umeå and Karesuando is 522 km. The road distance is 680.4 km.

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The best way to get from Umeå to Karesuando without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 39m to get from Umeå to Karesuando, including transfers.

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Umeå to Karesuando bus services, operated by Länstrafiken Västerbotten, depart from Umeå Busstation.

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There is no direct flight from Umea Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Umeå to Karesuando is 680 km. It takes approximately 7h 46m to drive from Umeå to Karesuando.

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Map of how to get from Umeå to Karesuando.
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  • Distance: 522.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 39m

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

You can take a bus from Umeå to Karesuando via Luleå, Kiruna, and Kiruna busstation in around 13h 51m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Umea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Skelleftea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 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
650 kr - 1400 kr
Train operators
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Älvsbyn station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Vy Norrtåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Luleå Notviken station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Norrtåg
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vy Norrtåg
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Älvsbyn station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Norrtåg
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 Umeå Busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
320 kr - 440 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
320 kr - 440 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 Umeå Busstation to Bureå E4, Skellefteå
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 200 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
140 kr - 200 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
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Phone
0771-100 110
Website
tabussen.nu
Bus from Umeå Busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Umeå Busstation to Bureå E4, Skellefteå
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
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
Other operators
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Taxi from Älvsbyn station to Luleå Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 kr - 110 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
80 kr - 110 kr

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Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Umea Airport to Kiruna Airport.

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The best way to get from Umeå to Umea Airport is to line 80 bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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