Skellefteå is situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, on the southern edge of Swedish Lapland. There are several travel options to get here. One way is to relax on a train while being able to watch the beautiful Swedish landscape pass by.
From your home destination, you must travel to Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport (ARN) and then onwards to Skellefteå (SFT). The flight takes approximately one hour from Stockholm and once you reach 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 only takes about 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:
Direct flights from Holland
In summer there is a weekly direct flight from Holland to Skellefteå in Swedish Lapland.
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Visitors can travel smoothly and comfortably across the countryside on some of Europe’s most modern trains. First and second-class carriages are available and on longer journeys couchettes and sleeping cars facilities are provided. Long distance trains generally have a buffet cart to enjoy. As an extension to the railway network, buses operate on a frequent 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.
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.
Simple. Public transportation is wide spread and the central bus station is located in the centre of town. For more independent transport, choose between renting a car, bike, scooter, water scooter or you can even take a taxi.