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    Lapland

    The guide was updated: 2016-10-27

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Luleå Airport

Luleå Airport is one of the main airports in Swedish Lapland, where both SAS and Norwegian flies from. The Luleå Airport is only seven kilometres from the city centre. From and to the Luleå Airport there is a bus service. You can buy your ticket with credit card on the bus but please note they do not accept cash. There are also prepaid travel tickets and 3-day tourist cards from Luleå Local Traffic (LLT) which you can buy at the Mat & Fika café at Luleå Airport and in the so called Quickomat, a ticket machine which you can find at the bus shelter outside the airport terminal. In the Quickomat you can also buy credit it to your bus card and check the balance. Timetable information: +46 771 99 00 00. There is also a taxi stand outside the terminal or you can Prebook Flygtaxi so that the taxi arrives at the same time as your flight. Contact +46 (0)8 120 920 00. At Luleå Airport, you can rent cars at Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Budget och Mabi. All car rental offices are situated right next to the arrivals hall.
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Kiruna Airport

Another main airport in Swedish Lapland is Kiruna Airport and both SAS and Norwegian flies here. The airport is located approximately 9 kilometres from Kiruna centre. From Kiruna Airport, buses run every day to Kiruna Central Station, Abisko, Björkliden, Riksgränsen and Narvik/Norway. The airport bus usually departs 30 minutes after arrival and adjust at any delay. You can buy your ticket from the bus driver onboard. Cash and most credit-card are accepted. (Notice: no ATM for cash withdrawal at Kiruna Airport.) Another way to travel to your destination is by taxi. You can book a taxi or just go outside the terminal. Flygtaxi, +46 (0)8 120 920 00, www.flygtaxi.se. At Kiruna Airport, they offer rental car companies like Avis, Europcar and Hertz.
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Public Transport

You will find many bus companies throughout Lapland, both private and public which will bring you around in the different parts of the Swedish Lapland. You could even spend hours hopping from bus to bus in order to reach your destination. In Swedish Lapland you can check out the LTN buses in the Norrbotten part of Lapland. In the Västerbotten part you will find the bus company Länstrafiken buses. Pajala has an extensive network of bus lines to many attractions from the bus station Malmen.
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