How to get here

Umeå by air

Umeå is situated in the heart of northern Sweden, just a short flight from the international airline hubs of Stockholm, Oslo, and Helsinki. Connect from almost anywhere in the world to one of these cities, and then just one more short flight and you’re here! The airport in Umeå is conveniently located only ten minutes from the city centre. Once in Sweden, you can fly to Umeå from the Swedish cities of Gothenburg, Östersund, and Kiruna as well.


Fly Norweigian

Fly Finnair

Umeå by land


Travel to Umeå is also possible via train, with multiple starting points and options, including first class cabins as well as overnight tickets. Traveling to Umeå via train is one of the most sustainable ways to reach our city, and one simple way for you to do your part in reducing emissions!

Book your sustainable train journey with Norrtåg

Book your sustainable train journey with SJ


Umeå is also accessible via multiple bus options.

Travel with Ybuss

Travel with FlixBus

Travel with Länstrafiken

Umeå by sea

Travel through the Gulf of Bothnia on the Aurora Botnia ferry, a new vessel that operates during the summer between Vaasa in Finland and Umeå in Sweden. The ship is the most environmentally friendly passenger ship in the world, with a capacity of 800 passengers. Travel by Sea from Finland to Sweden.

Travel by Sea from Finland to Sweden

Where to stay

Stora hotellet

A hotel experience out of the ordinary, where rich history meets contemporary worldliness. The hotel has been acknowledged many times, nationally and internationally. Enjoy a first-class breakfast on the continental indoor square at the award-winning restaurant Gotthards Krog.

Explore Stora Hotellet


Innovative hotel that pushes the boundaries of the traditional hotel experience, including self-check-in. The rooms are available in sizes S to XL and guests are given a great view of the river or the city center. U&Me was listed as one of Sweden’s best hotels in 2019 by White Guide.

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Scandic Plaza

Stay in a relaxed environment, right next to the pedestrianized shopping area and entertainment. The stylish 14-storey Scandic Plaza has bright and open spaces suitable for both meetings and relaxation. The relaxation suite on the top floor has a stunning view over Umeå and the Ume river.

Explore Scandic Plaza

Comfort hotel Umeå city

An urban and efficient hotel that is ideal for travellers who want to stay in the city centre, at a reasonable price. A cash free hotel for an easier and safer stay for the guest.

Explore Comfort hotel Umeå city

Tourism organisation: Visit Umeå

Visit Umeå