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from Stockholm to Kiruna

You can get from Stockholm to Kiruna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Stockholm to Kiruna on May 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:11PMStockholm, Centralstation15h04 09:15AMKiruna tågstation
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09:57PMStockholm, Centralstation16h30 02:27PMKiruna tågstation
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08:30AMStockholm Arlanda Airport1h30 10:00AMKiruna
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12:45PMStockholm Arlanda Airport1h30 02:15PMKiruna
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May 23
$289Sas Airways
May 24
$289Sas Airways
May 25
$241Sas Airways
May 26
$198Sas Airways
May 27
$171Sas Airways
May 28
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May 29
$115Norwegian Air Shuttle
May 30
$240Sas Airways
May 31
$240Sas Airways
Jun 1
$171Sas Airways
Jun 2
$171Sas Airways
Jun 3
$171Sas Airways
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Jun 5
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$127Norwegian Air Shuttle
Jun 6
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$201Sas Airways
Jun 7
$289Sas Airways
Jun 8
$171Sas Airways
Jun 9
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$200Sas Airways
Jun 10
$92Norwegian Air Shuttle
Jun 11
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Travel Information between Stockholm and Kiruna

distanceDistance591 miles (953 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$87 - $126
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $87 (€78) • 14 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€113) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSas Airways or SJ

Travel 591 miles (953 km) by flight or train to Kiruna from Stockholm. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $87 (€78). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Sas Airways or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Stockholm to Kiruna.

How to travel from Stockholm to Kiruna?

Traveling from Stockholm to Kiruna is easy, with trains, planes, and buses all available to help you cover the 770 mile distance between the two cities. With so many different services, travel time from Stockholm to Kiruna can range between three hours to 15 hours, depending on your chosen mode of transportation. Luckily, all services are available seven days a week, so whether you want fast, cheap, or something entirely different, you have several options at your disposal.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Stockholm to Kiruna?

The cheapest way to travel from Stockholm to Kiruna is by train, and you may be able to find the cheapest tickets if you book in advance and avoid traveling at "peak hours". There are, on average, three daily trains that leave Stockholm for Kiruna, with some trains involving a connecting change or two along the way, allowing you to save some money if you're on a budget.

What is the Fastest Way To Get From Stockholm to Kiruna?

The fastest way to get from Stockholm to Kiruna by plane, as the trip takes just three hours, though there are some flights that take just 1 hour and 30 minutes. The main operators along this route are Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavia Airlines.

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Travel from Stockholm to Kiruna by Train

SJ, the national provider of railways in Sweden, operates the train route from Stockholm to Kiruna, providing three trains per day, with at least one train servicing a direct connection. The average journey duration by train is 15 hours, though you can find trains that will get you to Kiruna in as fast as 14 hours. Trains that involve making connections can sometimes take up to 17 hours. The departing station by train is Stockholm Centrastasjon, which provides WiFi hotspots, luggage lockers and restaurants. Kiruna Central will be your arrival station, and it is approximately just one mile north of the city center. The train station offers complimentary shuttles which will take you from the train station into city center.

Travel from Stockholm to Kiruna by Bus

Buses from Stockholm to Kiruna are operated by Tapanis Buss, though there are no direct buses from Stockholm Cityterminalen, the departing station, and Kiruna busstation, the arrival station. Instead, you'll have to make a connection either at Pitea or Lulea. The journey, including connecting changes, takes approximately 19 hours, and there are five buses a day from Stockholm to Kiruna. Once in Kiruna, to get to city center from the bus station, simply hop on a shuttle bus free of charge.

Travel from Stockholm to Kiruna by Plane

The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Kiruna is to fly, as this will take approximately three hours, though you can find direct flights which will get you from Stockholm Airport to Kiruna Airport in as little as an 1 hour and 30 minutes. These flights are operated by the Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavia Airlines, with the main difference between the two airlines being flight frequency. Scandinavian Airlines travel every day of the week, while Norwegian Air Shuttle is available Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.  The Kiruna Airport Shuttle service will conveniently get you from Kiruna Airport directly to your hotel and within walking distance of the Kiruna city center. This route is served every 30 minutes after arrival and is available all year round.

How to get from Stockholm to Kiruna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Stockholm to Kiruna, 59,65% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Stockholm to Kiruna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Stockholm to Kiruna

Travel to Kiruna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stockholm to Kiruna.

How do I travel from Stockholm to Kiruna?

There are 2 travel options from Stockholm to Kiruna: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Stockholm to Kiruna?

The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Kiruna is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $87 (€78) compared to other travel options to Kiruna:

Taking a train is usually $39 (€35) less than taking a flight to Kiruna, which costs on average $126 (€113) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Stockholm and Kiruna?

The fastest way to get to Kiruna from Stockholm is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Kiruna can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 14 h 1 min.

How many miles from Stockholm to Kiruna would I travel?

The distance is approximately 591 miles (953 km) from Stockholm to Kiruna.

How many services a day are there to Kiruna from Stockholm?

The average frequency per day from Stockholm to Kiruna is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Kiruna from Stockholm as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Stockholm and in Kiruna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Stockholm to Kiruna:

  • Flights mostly depart from Stockholm Arlanda Airport and arrive in Kiruna.
  • Trains from Stockholm to Kiruna most often leave from Stockholm Centralstation and arrive in Kiruna tågstation.

Which travel companies can take me from Stockholm to Kiruna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Stockholm to Kiruna:

  • You can go to Kiruna from Stockholm by plane with Sas Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $126 (€113) with Sas Airways from Stockholm to Kiruna on Omio.
  • You can travel to Kiruna from Stockholm by train with SJ. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $87 (€78) with SJ from Stockholm to Kiruna.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Stockholm to Kiruna ends?

Your trip from Stockholm to Kiruna doesn't have to end in Kiruna. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Gothenburg, Abisko or Copenhagen. If you’d like to add Gothenburg, Abisko or Copenhagen to your Stockholm to Kiruna tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kiruna today!

How early should I buy Stockholm to Kiruna tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Stockholm to Kiruna, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $126 (€113) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $87 (€78) one way.

But we recommend booking Stockholm to Kiruna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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