Umeå - Essential Information

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The centre of Umeå is about 4 kilometres from the airport. Airport buses depart from the front of the station building about 10 minutes after arrival from Stockholm. Price: 40 kronor to Umeå city centre. Inquiries about times of the airport bus can also be made on 090-16 22 50. There are taxis waiting outside the station hall on arrival and it takes only 10 minutes to travel to the city centre. If there are no cars there are direct telephones to the taxis between the entrance doors. To book a flight taxi, phone: 020-97 97 97.

Public Transport

Within Umeå city centre most places are walking distance. Travel to the different city districts is provided by the local bus service, Ultra. Communications in the county are well developed, a necessity in a region where there are mile after mile of deep forests, rushing rivers and wilderness separating towns and villages from each other. Länstrafiken i Västerbotten is the principal provider of all public bus transport in Västerbotten and its routes run between the villages. For enquiries concerning timetables, contact Traffic Information at 0771 - 100 110 or visit


Taxis in Umeå are reliable and use fare meters. It can sometimes be difficult to find a car on the street, even in the centre.

Umeå Taxi
Phone: +46 90 77 00 00

Taxi Direkt
Phone: +46 90 100100

eco TAXI
Phone: +46 90 911 911


ICA Bågen

Phone+46 90 77 02 18


Kronans Droghandel is centrally located at Renmarkstorget 9 and stays open Mon to Fri from 9.30 to 18.00, Sat from 10.00-15.00, Sun closed. The chemists at Norrlands University Hospital is open until 20.00 and is opened on Sundays aswell.

For out of hours queries you can phone +46 771 450450, 24 hours a day, for the price of a local call.


Country code: +46

Area code: 090


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