How to get here?

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.

GETTING TO SKELLEFTEÅ

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. However, if you want to travel with faster pace, flights arrive and depart several times a day from the local airport. Buses are also a popular travel option from Stockholm, the night-bus along the Swedish east coast is an alternative travel option. If you have your own car the European route E4 stretches through Sweden, passing Skellefteå.

Aeroplane

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:
www.sas.se >>

Direct flights from Holland
In summer there is a weekly direct flight from Holland to Skellefteå in Swedish Lapland.
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Skellefteå Airport’s website: 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 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.

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 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.