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The iconic Icehotel entrance from inside the ice barPhoto: Paulina Holmgren

The best way to ICEHOTEL

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.

200 km above the Arctic Circle, in the magical light from the midnight sun and the northern lights is where you’ll find ICEHOTEL. Everything is different here – switch the latte for coffee made over open fire, subway for dog sled and experience the untouched nature and crystal clear ice year-round. And you get here easily.

Direct Flights

Stockholm – Kiruna

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

London – Kiruna

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

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 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 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!


Book a seat on our transfer bus or a taxi from Kiruna Airport, which will take you to ICEHOTEL within 15 minutes. Transfer to/from the Railway station in Kiruna takes 20 minutes to ICEHOTEL.

Note – we need your booking at the latest 3 days before arrival.


  • 275 SEK per person, one way
Book your transfer online Contact us for transfer service


DOG SLED Transfer (Dec-April)

During the winter (Dec-April) you can choose to begin your experience right outside the arrival hall and ride a dog sled to the hotel. The tour takes 90 minutes.

Book your dog sled transfer

For assistance, please contact us at info@icehotel.com

Summer activities at ICEHOTEL