How to get here



200 km above the Arctic Circle, in the magical light from the midnight sun and the northern lights, is where you’ll find Icehotel. And you get here easily. 

The flight from Stockholm Arlanda to Kiruna takes only 90 minutes and you can get there in 12 hours by train. Kiruna Airport and Kiruna Train station are just 15-20 minutes away from Icehotel. Remote but close.

reindeer sledding in the snow
Photo Asaf Kliger
Drone view of Jukkasjärvi in winter

Direct Flights


Fly to Icehotel. SAS and Norwegian flies from Stockholm Arlanda to Kiruna Airport and offer multiple trips daily. The flight time is 90 minutes.

Direct flight


In winter there are direct, Charter flights from Heathrow London that will take you to Icehotel in just 3½ hours. 

Direct Flights from the UK exclusively with Discover the World



map of England and the nordic countries
view over Kiruna in summer
Photo Johan Ylitalo

Travel by train


Experience more of Sweden and take the train to Kiruna C. See how the landscape slowly changes outside your window and enjoy slow travel. You can also choose the night train for an extra comfortable tour.

The train with SJ from Stockholm takes from 12 hours and up, depending on what departure time and route you choose. You can also get to Icehotel by train from Narvik (Norway) or Luleå (Sweden).

Go by car


Drive through Swedish Lapland and travel to Icehotel at your own pace. Follow Torne River north for the scenic route and stop at Icehotel, which is situated on the riverbank, or find your way down from mountains and fjords to the valley around Jukkasjärvi. We have a free parking lot for guests, some spots got engine heaters that we recommend you use when the temperatures drop below zero Celsius. Watch out for moose, reindeer, hares and big forest birds that roam the roads. 

Drive safely!

Torne river under arctic light
Dogsledding from the airport in winter wonderland
Photo Asaf Kliger



Book a seat on our transfer bus or a taxi from Kiruna Airport or Kiruna railway station which will take you to Icehotel within 15 and 20 minutes. Note – we need your booking at least three days before arrival.


Dogsled transfer

During the winter (Dec-April) you can choose to begin your experience right outside the arrival hall and go dogsledding your way to the hotel. The tour takes 90 minutes.






Good to know while planning your trip