Catch the Arctic Circle Train to visit many exciting destinations between Kiruna (Sweden) and Narvik (Norway). Combine spectacular scenery with skiing and a killer whale safari. Kiruna is the place to experience the midnight sun, polar night and the fantastical Northern Lights as they illuminate the skies with cascades of colour. Kiruna is also the place to go dog sledding and cross-country skiing through forests and alongside lakes, to visit Esrange, Europe’s largest civil space centre, or witness the historical relocation of Kiruna. Close to Kiruna is Jukkasjärvi, where you can visit the world-renowned Ice Hotel and find out how it feels to sleep in a bed made of ice. This Norwegian coastal town offers exciting killer whale safaris where these giants can be watched in their natural habitat. There are also many excellent ski slopes in Narvik.
- Arctic Circle train tickets are available to everyone.
- There are two daily train services between Kiruna and Narvik. The travel time is around 3 hours.
- To reach Kiruna, there are 2 night trains daily from Stockholm to Kiruna.
- En route, there are 3 possible stops of interest: Abisko National Park, Björkliden ski resort and Riksgränsen mountain range, popularly explored by snowmobile, dog sled or helicopter.