Map & how to get here

This map shows all starting points for our tours as well as guesthouses and airports.

Many of our tours depart from Skinnskatteberg, a small town just two hours out of Stockholm. But we also have tours starting from Stockholm Central Station as well as Lapland in the North.

To find out where your tour begins please read the detailed information for each tour.

 

Need help with your travel plans?

We are happy to help you with any kinds of questions. Just send an email to: marcus @ wildsweden.com

 


Which airport?

There are three airports to choose from in the Stockholm region, all marked out on the above map.

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Stockholm-Arlanda airport

Stockholm-Arlanda airport (ARN): This is the main airport in Stockholm. Travel time is 20 minutes from Stockholm Central Station, 2 hours from Skinnskatteberg and 3-4 hours from Bollnäs and Ljusdal which is where we pick you up for transfer to the Brown Bear lodges. Take a train from the airport or rent a car. See information below.

 

Stockholm-Västerås airport

Stockholm-Västerås airport (VST): This is small airport with RyanAir connections with London Stanstead only. Driving time from the airport is 1 hour from Stockholm, 45 minutes from Skinnskatteberg and 4-5 hours from Bollnäs and Ljusdal which is where we pick you up for transfer to the Brown Bear lodges. With public transport the travel time is a bit longer. Rent a car at the airport or use public transport. If you choose to travel by public transport a shuttle bus to Västerås central station is available outside the airport in connection to your arrival time. The fare for the shuttle bus is about 50 SEK one way, paid to the driver by credit card, no cash accepted and no reservation needed. The shuttle bus will take you to Västerås central station (a 15 minute drive) where trains and buses can take you to Skinnskatteberg where  many of our tours begin. See more information about trains and buses below.

 

Stockholm-Skavsta airport

Stockholm-Skavsta airport (NYO): A small airport with RyanAir and WizzAir connections with many European cities. Travel time from the airport is 1,5 hours from Stockholm, 3 hours from Skinnskatteberg, 5-6 hours from Bollnäs and Ljusdal which is where we pick you up for transfer to the Brown Bear lodges. Take an airport bus to Stockholm or rent a car at the airport.

 

Oslo-Gardemoen airport

Oslo-Gardemoen airport (OSL): This is the main airport in Oslo. Use this airport for our White Moose tours in Arvika, Värmland. Travel time is 20 minutes from Oslo Central Station and 2,5 hours from Arvika. Take a train from the airport or rent a car. See information below.

 


Travel by car

Your most flexible choice is to travel by car. Rental car companies like Sixt, Hertz, Avis and Budget are available in most towns and airports.

>> Find the cheapest rental car with AutoEurope.

Roads in Sweden are in relatively good condition and there is not much traffic. There will be some gravel roads but there is no need for a 4-wheel drive.

We will send you a map and the address with satnav-coordinates with your booking confirmation.

Driving to Skinnskatteberg: Driving time to Skinnskatteberg is 2 hours from Stockholm, 2 hours from Arlanda airport, 45 minutes from Västerås airport and 3 hours from Skavsta airport.

>> How to get to Kolarbyn Ecolodge

Driving to the Brown Bear and Wolverine lodges: We provide three different lodges for Brown Bear and Wolverine watching. They are all located in the county of Hälsingland which is an area 3-5 hours North of Stockholm. The three lodges are located in three different areas with 30-90 minutes of driving time in between them.

  • Driving time to Brown Bear lodge #1 is 3,5 hours from Stockholm, 3 hours from Arlanda airport, 3,5 hours from Skinnskatteberg, 3,5 hours from Västerås airport and 4,5 hours from Skavsta airport.
  • Driving time to Brown Bear lodge #2 is 5 hours from Stockholm, 4,5 hours from Arlanda airport, 5 hours from Skinnskatteberg, 5 hours from Västerås airport and 6 hours from Skavsta airport.
  • Driving time to the Wolverine hide is 5 hours from Stockholm, 4,5 hours from Arlanda airport, 5 hours from Skinnskatteberg, 5 hours from Västerås airport and 6 hours from Skavsta airport.

All lodges are marked out on the map above.

Driving to Helags mountain station: Driving time to Ljungdalen is 7,5 hours from Stockholm, 7 hours from Arlanda airport, 7 hours from Västerås airport, 9 hours from Skavsta airport and 7 hours from Skinnskatteberg.

Driving to the White Moose location: Driving time to Arvika is 2,5 hours from Oslo-Gardemoen airport, 4 hours from Stockholm, 4 hours from Arlanda airport, 3,5 hours from Västerås airport, 4 hours from Skavsta airport and 3,5 hours from Skinnskatteberg.


Travel by train and bus

To Skinnskatteberg: You can easily travel by train and bus to Skinnskatteberg. Travel time from Stockholm is 2,5 hours, Stockholm Arlanda Airport 2,5 hours, Stockholm Skavsta Airport 3,5 hours and Västerås train station 1,5 hour. There are connections to Skinnskatteberg by public transport nearly every hour from most airports and nearby towns.

From Stockholm to Skinnskatteberg: Trains run from Stockholm Central Station to Köping (1 hour, 20 minutes), where a public bus (number 550) will take you to Skinnskatteberg (50 minutes). There is also another connection where you change in Avesta-Krylbo. Just choose the train with the best connection for you. When you arrive in Skinnskatteberg either a taxi or our guides can pick you up for the 10 minute transfer to your guesthouse. Total travel time from Stockholm to Skinnskatteberg is about 2,5 hours.

Tickets: For connections and tickets, please visit the website link below. Tickets for the whole journey may be purchased at any train station in Sweden or even on the train, but you will save money if you buy your tickets on-line in advance.
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>> Buy your train/bus tickets online here
>> Order your taxi some days before arrival by email: info@taxiskinnsberg.se or by phone +46-222-10040


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Positions for SatNav/GPS

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Kolarbyn Ecolodge

Address: Skärsjön, 73090, Skinnskatteberg

WGS 84: N 59° 48.311′, E 15° 43.718′

WGS 84 decimal: 59.80519, 15.72864

 

Pensionat Udden guesthouse

Address: Udden 1, 739 91 Skinnskatteberg

WGS 84: 59°53’24.9″N 15°37’35.6″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.890261, 15.626551

 

Skinnskatteberg, train/bus station

Address: Bergslagsv. 2, 739 30 Skinnskatteberg

WGS 84: 59°49’57.1″N 15°41’31.8″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.832531, 15.692161

 

Grimsö wildlife research station 

Address: Grimsö 158, 73091, Riddarhyttan

WGS 84: 59°43’43.1″N 15°28’16.1″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.728627, 15.471132

 

Färna Herrgård guesthouse

Address: Färna Herrgård 1, 739 70 Skinnskatteberg

WGS 84: 59°46’45.2″N 15°51’51.0″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.779216, 15.864165

 

Färnas Hjärta guesthouse

Address: Skolvägen 6, Färna, 73970 Skinnskatteberg

WGS 84: 59°46’53.1″N 15°51’40.4″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.781425, 15.861222

 

Karmansbo herrgård guesthouse

Address: Karmansbo 1, 730 30 Kolsva

WGS 84: 59°41’44.6″N 15°44’31.3″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.695709, 15.742035

 

Bear hide #1 

Address: Södra Stora Öjungen 231, 82192 Bollnäs

The nearest train station is Bollnäs.

WGS 84: 61°12’45.5″N 16°3’53.7″E

WGS 84 decimal: 61.212637, 16.06493

 

Bear hide #2

Address: Gåda Sundsvägen 293, 820 46 Ramsjö

The nearest train station is Ljusdal.

WGS 84: 62°4’2.2″N 15°47’20.3″E

WGS 84 decimal: 62.067266, 15.788975

 

Wolverine & Bear hide #3

Address: Ängra 6, 820 43, Kårböle

The nearest train station is Ljusdal.

WGS 84: 61°56’12.1″N 15°25’1.9″E

WGS 84 decimal: 61.936694, 15.417181

 

Arctic Fox at Helags Mountain Station

Address: Kläppenparkeringen, Ljungdalen, Berg

WGS 84: 62°53’44.5″N 12°42’37.9″E

WGS 84 decimal: 62.895706, 12.710528

 

Green Hotel, Tällberg

Address: Green Hotel, Ovabacksgattu 17, 793 70 Tällberg

WGS 84: 60°49’16.9″N 14°59’48.0″E

WGS 84 decimal: 60.821351, 14.996654

 

Falun train station

Address: Promenaden 1, 791 31  Falun

WGS 84: 60°36’14.3″N 15°38’31.1″E

WGS 84 decimal: 60.603961, 15.641978

 

Korså Bruk

Address: Korså Bruk, 790 23 Svärdsjö

WGS 84: 60°38’8.2″N 16°8’35.7″E

WGS 84 decimal: 60.635612, 16.14324

 

Guesthouse Eleven

Address: Jösseforsvägen 34, 671 60 Arvika

WGS 84: 59°40’10.5″N 12°28’40.4″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.669572, 12.477881

 

Villa Asgård

Address: Åsgatan 20, 962 31 Jokkmokk

WGS 84: 66°36’13.8″N 19°50’3.1″E

WGS 84 decimal: 66.60382, 19.834206

 

Stockholm Nature & Wildlife Safari

Address: Le Café, Klarabergsviadukten 65, Stockholm

WGS 84: 59°19’48.6″N 18°3’18.0″E

WGS 84 decimal: 59.330166, 18.055007

 

Främby Udde – Ice skating

Address: Främby Udde 20, 791 53 Falun

WGS 84: 60°34’51.9″N 15°40’36.6″E

WGS 84 decimal: 60.581087, 15.676847

 

Need help with your travel plans?

We are happy to help you with any kinds of questions. Just send an email to: marcus @ wildsweden.com