Travel to Skellefteå

It's easy to get to Skellefteå. Whether you're coming here for this year's big conference, a long-awaited meeting, a sports event, a concert, or just as an enthusiastic tourist or returning resident, you are warmly welcome! You can easily travel here via the Norrland coast with good bus and train connections, or fly to our fossil-free airport.

By flight

Flying to Skellefteå is both simple and convenient. SAS operates the flight connection, offering direct flights from Arlanda in Stockholm to Skellefteå. If you book your tickets in advance, you can get good prices and avoid last-minute stress.

There is also a direct connection between Gdansk and Skellefteå with Ryanair. This opens up opportunities for travelers from Poland and other parts of Europe to easily reach Skellefteå.

Skellefteå Airport, located about 17 kilometers from the city center, is a small and well-organized airport. This means that check-in and security checks are quick and smooth, so you won't have to deal with long lines.

To get from the airport to the city, there are several options. The airport buses are scheduled according to flight arrival times and are an affordable way to travel. You can also take a taxi or rent a car directly at the airport if you want more flexibility and the ability to explore the area at your own pace.

Airport buses to Skellefteå connect with all flights and take about 20 minutes. They stop at all major city hotels. You can find the airport bus schedule here.

Of course, there are also airport taxis that you can easily book here.

There is also the option to rent a car directly at the airport. More information can be found at Skellefteå Airport.

By train

Traveling by train to Skellefteå is both convenient and pleasant. You can book your trip to Skellefteå bus station on The last part of the journey to Skellefteå is by bus. From Bastuträsk or Jörn, it takes about 50 minutes, and from Umeå, about 2 hours. The buses will take you directly to Skellefteå bus station, which is located 200 meters from Sara Kulturhus, so you are close to the city center when you arrive.

By bus

Starting in July 2024, you can easily travel by bus from Stockholm Cityterminal to Skellefteå Busstation with It's a convenient journey with no need for transfers, meaning you can travel from city center to city center. For those who are not traveling as far, there is the option to travel with Norrlandskusten.