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

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Umeå Busstation to Luleå busstation 100 / ...

$24 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$30 - $85

Night train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$30 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Umeå to Luleå 165.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

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

$106 - $558

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The cheapest way to get from Umeå to Luleå is to bus which costs 210 kr - 320 kr and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Umeå to Luleå is to drive which costs 330 kr - 490 kr and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Umeå Busstation station and arriving at Luleå busstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Umeå Centralstation station and arriving at Luleå Centralstation station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Umeå and Luleå is 215 km. The road distance is 264.7 km.

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The best way to get from Umeå to Luleå without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 210 kr - 320 kr.

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The bus from Umeå Busstation to Luleå busstation takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Umeå to Luleå is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 210 kr - 320 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270 kr - 750 kr and takes 4 h 46 min, you could also fly, which costs 950 kr - 5000 kr and takes 5 h 1 min.

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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

Länstrafiken operates a bus from Umeå to Luleå every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Umeå to Luleå 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min. Tågkompaniet also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Umea to Lulea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Umea to Lulea via Stockholm, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Umea to Lulea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Luleå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 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 Umeå Centralstation to Luleå Notviken station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Umeå Busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
ltr.se

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Umeå to Luleå is 265 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Umeå to Luleå.

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

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There are 20+ hotels available in Luleå. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Umeå to Umea Airport is to line 80 bus which takes 15 min and costs 29 kr - 45 kr.

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