How to get here?

Skellefteå is situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, on the southern edge of Swedish Lapland. There are several options of travel to get here. To watch the beautiful Swedish landscape pass by when relaxing on a train is one way to experience our part of the world.

GETTING TO SKELLEFTEÅ

Skellefteå is situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, on the southern edge of Swedish Lapland. There are several options of travel to get here. To watch the beautiful Swedish landscape pass by when relaxing on a train is one way to experience our part of the world. If you want to travel with higher speed, flights arrive and depart several times a day at the local airport. Buses ply the majority of roads and from Stockholm the night-bus along the Swedish east coast is an alternative. If you have your own car the European route E4 stretches all through Sweden, passing Skellefteå.

Aeroplane

From your home destination you travel to Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport (ARN) and then onwards to Skellefteå (SFT). The flight takes approximately one hour from Stockholm and from the airport there are bus and taxi services to take you to the centre of Skellefteå, only 15 minutes away. Check in at the airport is only 30 minutes before departure and there are bus connections for all departures, except on Saturday when there is no bus service. Daily flights between Arlanda Airport in Stockholm and Skellefteå’s Airport:
www.sas.se >>
www.norwegian.com >>

In June 2017 you can also fly direct to Skellefteå from Amsterdam with goTO NOrdics.
www.gotonordics.com >>

Skellefteå Airport’s: www.skellefteaairport.se >>

Skellefteå is also accessible from:
Arvidsjaur airport  >> by bus transfer or hire car.
Umeå airport >> by bus or hire car.
Luleå airport >> by bus, or hire car.

Train or bus

Visitors travel smoothly and comfortably across the countryside on some of Europe’s most modern trains. First and second-class cars are available and on longer journeys couchettes and sleeping cars facilities are provided. Long distance trains generally have a buffet car. As an extension to the railway network, buses operate on a fre¬quent basis as a link to smaller cities and villages. These buses can be booked in connection with your train ticket. Sweden also has a highly efficient bus network spanning the entire country.

General information, timetables, prices etc is easily available at www.tabussen.nu >>
You can also visit the website of the Swedish railway company SJ www.sj.se >>

Find your tour-operator

There are many tour-operators that offer packaged deals to Skellefteå. Although they might not operate in your home country, they will be able to assist you anyway. Also, check out the tour-operators that offer direct flights.

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Getting around in Skellefteå

Simple. Public transportation is wide spread and the central bus station is in the centre of town. For more independent transport, choose between renting a car, bike, scooter, water scooter or why not take a taxi.