Airport transfers and taxi hire in Lulea

city image
Rydeu Bus Service

Hire MiniBus & Coach/Bus

arrow
New
Book now pay later

Book Now & Pay Later

arrow

Image by  patrickt  from flickr 

0
Banner

INTRODUCING

Book Now & Pay Later

Book your ride now and Pay only on Arrival

Know More arrow
Home right-arrow-no-tailCities right-arrow-no-tail

A small idyllic city of 70,000 inhabitants, Lulea is the seat of Norrbotten County and is located at the mouth of the Lule River. Due to the presence of more than 10 schools which provide professional training, the city is called the educational centre of the country. The prominent industries include iron smelting, shipbuilding, engineering, and lumbering

Lulea Street        |        Image by tillwe from flickr 
 

The largest city in Swedish Lapland, Lulea provides ample opportunity for entertainment and nightlife. With various White Guide listed restaurants, explore the different cuisines provided. Well worth a visit for any food lover, try the Slow-cooked ox cheek braised in red wine, blue mussels with smoked potatoes or deep-fried small lavaret on flatbread. A small White Guide galaxy, the city booms of an exciting, new, thriving restaurant culture.

 

Gammelstad Church Town  |        Image by skvadripop from flickr

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can find the Gammelstad Church Town just outside Lulea. The largest late medieval stone church in Northern Sweden, it lights up beautifully at night. Built in 1492, the original church amazingly stands on and there are now over 400 church cottages preserved in Gammelstad Church Town. Make sure you participate in the long old tradition of staying overnight here.

Extremely famous for its ice track that surrounds the city, locals and tourists use it for both recreation and long-distance skating. Spanning from one harbour to the other and then out into the Bothnian archipelago, spend some time walking, sled kicking, running, cycling, skating and sometimes even horse riding on the ice track. You’re guaranteed a fun-filled time here.

For a wonderful shopping experience, visit the city’s shopping mall in the town centre which is considered to be Europe’s first indoor shopping mall.

Autumn is considered to be the most beautiful time of year in Lulea. The sky shines brilliantly with lights just before the winter cold ascends the land. You can spot the fabled northern lights, Aurora Borealis, from September to March under right conditions. For different and magical experiences all year, from snow, cold temperatures and a frozen sea in winter – to sunshine, warmth and midnight sunlight in summer, make sure you plan your trip to Lulea carefully. 

 

With an extremely organized system of buses and trains, one is subjected to a completely different point of view of the city. The public transportation of the city is operated by Luleå Lokaltrafik and there are multiple bus routes available.

Bus,Lulea       |        Image by hildgrim from flickr

Consisting of five main bus lines, an additional five bus lines, and direct connection bus traffic and night bus service, seamless transfers to all areas and neighborhoods in the city is guaranteed. Länstrafiken i Norrbotten operates numerous buses whose routes lie within Norrbotten County from the Luleå Bus station. Local buses usually cost 20 kronor per trip and you can buy a 3-day tourist pass from the tourist office, if you’re planning on staying for a long time. The pass allows unlimited travel on local buses for 80 kronor. These buses are operated by  LLT, which has a ticket office in the centre of Luleå  The night bus operates hourly from 12 am to 3 am on weekends, at a slightly higher cost.

 

Train,Lulea       |        Image by Steve Hobson from flickr 
 

You can enjoy the sights and have a relaxing journey if you avail the comfortable rail services. SJ AB operates Intercity train services and provides easy and convenient transfers to and from Narvik. There are night train services available to cities like Kiruna, Narvik, Stockholm and Gothenburg. An additional train service operated by Norrtåg provides cheap transfers from Luleå to Umeå and Kiruna.

The city centre is compact and Luleå is an easy city to get around on foot. Storgatan, the main shopping street, is practically car free. You can also hire a bike from Cykelstället at Sandviksgatan 76 for 150 SEK on the first day and 100 SEK for each day thereafter.

Taxis can be handy when you want to avoid crowds and travel without any waiting time. You can book an official city taxi using the smartphone app for TaxiKurir Luleå. For easy, stress-free travel, Rydeu provides private transfers in and around the city. Rydeu strives to make every journey safe and enjoyable.

 

Transfers from Lulea Airport are extremely easy and convenient.  Your journey begins at the airport itself and a lot depends on the method of airport transfers chosen

Battery Bus
Battery Bus, Le Grand-Saconnex        |       Image by Matti Blume

The local bus route 4 and 104 provide easy transfers from the airport. Buses are operated by LLT, which has a ticket office in the centre of Luleå. You can purchase the tickets with a credit on the bus or at automated machines at the bus stop. The journey takes around 20 minutes and it gives ample opportunity to admire the neighbouring sites. The distance between Lulea Airport and Luleå Centralstation is 4 km and a direct bus departing from the airport covers this distance in 13 minutes. This bus departs every 30 minutes and operates every day and arrives at Smedjegatan station.

Taxis are a convenient choice from travelling from the airport especially at night when there is no public transportation and you have a lot of luggage. The taxi stand is located directly outside the arrival hall of the airport. The taxi market is deregulated hence there isn’t any fixed price. Always ask the driver if a fixed rate applies and ensure that it is entered in the meter. It is always recommended to use the services of well-known firms.  After completion of your ride, get the taxi meter receipt which will have the car’s registration number along with information about the taxi company and the driver. This information is particularly helpful if you have forgotten something in the car or if you need to file a complaint about your ride. Companies like Avis, Budget, Europecar and Hertz provide offside car rentals. Choose the company that best suits you and it is not necessary to take the first car in the taxi queue. Rydeu provides an easy solution for all your travel woes with easy airport transfers. They are cheap, affordable and leave you hassle-free to enjoy the journey to your destination.

 

Gammelstad Church Town
Gammelstad Church Town   | Image by S.C. Air National Guard from flickr 
 

1. Gammelstad Church Town

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can find the Gammelstad Church Town just outside Lulea. The largest late medieval stone church in Northern Sweden, it lights up beautifully at night. Built in 1492, the original church amazingly stands on and there are now over 400 church cottages preserved in Gammelstad Church Town. Make sure you participate in the long old tradition of staying overnight here

 

Place du Bourg-de-Four
Place du Bourg-de-Four        |        Image by Patrick Nouhailler's

 

2. Ice Rink

Extremely famous for its ice track that surrounds the city, locals and tourists use it for both recreation and long-distance skating. Spanning from one harbor to the other and then out into the Bothnian archipelago, spend some time walking, sled kicking, running, cycling, skating and sometimes even horse riding on the ice track. You’re guaranteed a fun-filled time here.

 

Lulea Travel Tips

How to reach Lulea city from airport?

The Lulea airport and Lulea city centre are very close. Merely 10 kilometres apart, it takes only 10 minutes via Älvbrovägen and Lulviksvägen. For such a short distance, you can take the line 4 bus from Luleå Airport to Smedjegatan. It will take only 20 minutes and will cost merely €3. Another alternative is to take the line 4 bus from Lulea Airport to Lulea. It will take around 30 minutes and will cost €3. You can take a town car from Lulea Airport to Lulea Centralstation. It will 10 min and will cost nearly €40. You can book a taxi from Lulea Airport (LLA) to Lulea Centralstation. The taxi will help you reach in10 minutes, costing you €21 - €25. The taxi charges can shoot up if it waits for you or drives extra kilometres than planned. The cost will rise significantly. You can prebook a private transfer and avail benefits. You will not only get a premium and comfortable ride but will be entitled to more. If you're looking for a reliable and affordable transfer provider, visit rydeu.com. At rydeu, we offer you an array of drivers, and a number of quotes to choose the perfect ride fitting your budget. Make your journey hassle-free and enjoyable. Travel with ease with rydeu.com.

What is the Gammelstad Lulea?

Gammelstad is a locality in Lulea. It is famous for the Gammelstad Church Town, as it has a setup of small houses that were used by the farmers. The place holds a nice touristy vibe. People often wonder how the farmers would be able to attend the church every fortnight regardless of the deep snow. It is a very touristy area. The place is filled with stories and has a lot to explore.

How to travel from Lulea Sweden to Stockholm?

Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is well known for its iconic city hall. Encompassing 14 islands and more than 50 bridges on an extensive Baltic Sea archipelago, Stockholm has the world’s first open-air museum and Abba museum. Lulea is a coastal city in Sweden's Lapland. It’s known for the Gammelstad Church Town, skiing, and much more. It is only 152 km away from the arctic. Lulea is known to have the longest sunsets. As much as one enjoys the breeze of the setting sun, it seems like a reward to be able to enjoy the beauty for so long. The cities are approximately 905 kilometres apart. It takes nearly 10.5 hours to complete the journey via E4. You can straightaway book a direct flight from Stockholm (ARN) to Lulea (LLA). It will take you 3 hours and 15 minutes to reach your destination. The estimated cost is €43 - €180. Riding a bus and enjoying the views on the way is also a good option. You can take the bus from Stockholm to Lulea, and the estimated journey time is 11 hours and 15 minutes. It will cost you anywhere between €55 - €85. Or, you can take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Umea. Then take the bus from Umea to Lulea. It will take 14 hours and 40 minutes and will cost nearly €80 - €110. A train ride is also an option. You can take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Lulea Centralstation. The estimated journey time is 13 hours and 30 minutes. If you're time-bound and seek a hassle-free experience, you can choose from a taxi and a private transfer. Being very similar, private transfers are exclusive, comfortable, and provides you with premium services. Unlike paying extra charges for waiting and an extra kilometer in a taxi, private transfers are affordable, reliable, and come with no hidden costs. You can visit rydeu.com if you're looking for a private transfer. At rydeu, we provide you with numerous benefits and an exclusive way to book your ride. You get to choose from a number of quotes offered by an array of drivers. It is customizable and it allows you to choose the ride that best fits your budget. Now, you do not need to worry! Have a schemaless booking process. Travel with ease, with rydeu.com.

How to travel from Kemi to Lulea?

Kemi and Lulea are nearly 160 kilometres apart. It will take you around 2 hours and 15 minutes to reach your destination via E4. Kemi is famous for the world's largest snow castle. It is built in the inner harbour of the city. Not only that, but it is also known for Kemi church, Gemstone Gallery, and Icebreaker Sampo. Lulea is a coastal city in Sweden's Lapland. It’s known for the Gammelstad Church Town, skiing, and much more. It is only 152 km away from the arctic. To travel from Kemi to Lulea, you can take the train from Haparanda to Luleå Centralstation which will take only 3h 50m. It is one of the most common travel options. Yet, the cheapest way is to travel by bus. You can take the bus from Tornio Haparanda to Lulea. You will reach your destination in 4h 15m and it will cost you anywhere between €20 - €30. But, we all know public transport can be a little troublesome. It can be hectic and very time-consuming. So, another option is to travel by taxi or a private transfer. Going by road can save you a lot of time. If you choose a taxi, you might end up paying extra. They charge you extra for waiting and for additional kilometres. The preferable option would be to book a private transfer. Being a premium and comfortable service, you can enjoy your journey without hassles. If you are looking for a private transfer provider, visit rydeu.com. At Rydeu, we offer you a schemeless online booking process, free cancellation, and pay later options. You get up to 60 minutes of free waiting time for airport pick-ups. You can customize your ride and enjoy sightseeing on your way. Now, travel with ease, with rydeu.com.

What are Lulea tourist attractions?

We may know Lulea to be one of the most underrated cities in Sweden. One needs the dedication to reach Lulea as it is located far north and close to the arctic circle. This city has a lot to offer and plenty of sites to visit to make your trip worthwhile. Lulea is known to have the longest sunsets. As much as one enjoys the breeze of the setting sun, it seems like a reward to be able to enjoy the beauty for so long. It is a great spot for couples, and newlyweds and can be great for some lone time too. The view the city has to offer is worth the difficulty of reaching it. Not only that but Lulea is also known for Balingeberget Nature Reserve. It offers you a camp fireplace and outdoor activities. There is a small cave and a vast expanse of stones left from a receding glacier. The place is relaxing and calming, best for a retreat. The Gammelstad Church Town has a setup of small houses that were used by the farmers. The place holds a nice touristy vibe. People often wonder how the farmers would be able to attend the church every fortnight regardless of the deep snow. The place is filled with stories and has a lot to explore. Isbanan is a major ski spot. The track is very well ploughed and very wide so there is enough space for large groups. This place holds an amazing view and the experience gained here is unforgettable.

Other Cities

 Gothenburg
Gothenburg
 Malmo
Malmo
 Ostersund
Ostersund
 Stockholm
Stockholm
 Umea
Umea