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

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Train, travel  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Umeå Centralstation to Abisko Östra station Vy Nattåg
  2. Travel from Abisko Östra station to Kebnekaise

3 alternative options

Bus, travel  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Umeå Busstation to Luleå busstation 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luleå to Abisko Östra E10 6
  3. Travel from Abisko Östra E10 to Kebnekaise

Fly from Umea, travel  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Umea (UME) to Kiruna (KRN) UME - KRN
  2. Travel from Kiruna to Kebnekaise

Bus to Skelleftea, fly, travel  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Umeå Busstation to Bureå E4, Skellefteå
  2. Fly from Skelleftea (SFT) to Kiruna (KRN) SFT - KRN
  3. Travel from Kiruna to Kebnekaise
Umeå → Kebnekaise
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COVID-19 help in Sweden

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Yes, travel within Sweden is currently allowed.

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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 Kebnekaise is 11414.

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

The social distance requirement in Kebnekaise 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: 11 Oct 2021
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It is approximately 460 km to get from Umeå to Kebnekaise.

The best way to get from Umeå to Kebnekaise without a car is to train and travel which takes 9h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 23m to get from Umeå to Kebnekaise, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Umea Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle 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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Map of how to get from Umeå to Kebnekaise.
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  • Distance: 460 km
  • Duration: 9h 23m

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

There is no direct connection from Umeå to Kebnekaise. However, you can take the train to Abisko Östra station then take the travel to Kebnekaise. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Luleå, take the bus to Abisko Östra E10, then take the travel to Kebnekaise.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Umea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from Skelleftea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 7000 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Umea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Skelleftea to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 6500 kr
Train operators
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Abisko Östra station
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Bus operators
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
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
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 Umeå Busstation to Bureå E4, Skellefteå
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 200 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
140 kr - 200 kr
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå to Abisko Östra E10
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com

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