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STF Abisko Turiststation

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During June 17– September 26 we are open with full service, in terms of restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and 3-course dinner, guided tours, store with rental of equipment and the chairlift up to STF Aurora Sky Station.

STF's northernmost resort, STF Abisko Turiststation, is situated in Abisko National Park, 250 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. The resort is surrounded by Lapporten's (The Lapponian Gate’s) characteristic U-shaped silhouette, the Abisko Mountain Range with Mount Nuolja and Torneträsk Lake.

Visitors from all over the world come to Abisko to experience Arctic Sweden, the mountains and iconic places such as Kungsleden, Lapporten, STF Aurora Sky Station, Torneträsk, Mount Nuolja and Abisko National Park.

Booking/Reception

Online bookings can be made at any time [24 hours a day]. Booking can also be made by e-mailing to [email protected] or phoning +46 (0) 980-40200. The reception can be reached on site, per phone and through e-mail [email protected]

Opening hours vary depending on season, so please visit our website www.swedishtouristassociation.com/abisko or contact the reception at [email protected] for current opening hours. Full service is available from the end of June to the end of September and mid-November to the end of April but is limited in May, early June and from late September to mid-November.

Check-in is from 15:00 and check-out by 10:00. Free WiFi is available in the main building and in the Keron hostel. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

Parking is available in the parking spaces close to and to the right of Abisko Naturum or the large parking lot at the railway station (approximately 300 meters from our main building).

Accommodation

Abisko is STF's largest mountain resort, with a total of 377 beds in the main building, Keron hostel and cabins. You have always access to a shower, toilet, kitchen, drying room, sauna, washing machine and lounge. All rooms are non-smoking. Accommodation in the main building includes bed linen and towels. If you stay in other rooms you can rent bed linen sets at reception.

Restaurant

Our Restaurant Kungsleden restaurant serves a buffet breakfast, “fika” coffee, lunch and [a three course] evening dinner as well as dishes from an á la carte menu. You can also buy lunch package. We recommend that you pre-order meals - call directly to restaurant Kungsleden +46 (0)10-1902403 (restaurant) or +46(0)10-1902402 (kitchen). The restaurant is fully licenced to serve alcohol and the restaurant is KRAV 2 certified. We use as much local produce as possible. During some times of the year you can have dinner and/or “fika” at STF Aurora Sky Station. Read more at www.auroraskystation.com

Shop

In our shop you can stock up for touring and equip yourself before starting a mountain trip. Here you can buy clothes, a wide range of sports equipment, food, freshly baked bread, fruit, hygiene items, souvenirs and much more. If you have any questions, or would you like to rent equipment, please contact the shop at [email protected] or +46 (0)10-1902309.

See and do

Kungsleden starts or ends in Abisko. Hiking the full route takes about 5-7 days' along country pathways with no roads. Our qualified guides offer various activities both winter and summer, for example trips up to STF Aurora Sky Station, spotting the Northern Lights, ice climbing, snowshoe hiking, midnight sun hikes and day trips to the unique boulder fields at Kärkevagge. And, of course, we invite you to [use] our wood-fired lakeshore sauna on the banks of (beside) (on the shore of] Lake Torneträsk.

Read more here: https://www.swedishtouristassociation.com/facilities/stf-abisko-mountain-station/activities/

Address

    STF Abisko Turiststation

    981 07 Abisko

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Directions

STF Abisko Turiststation is situated in the northern part of Abisko National Park, about 100 km from Kiruna, Sweden and 80 km from Narvik, Norway. How to get here:

CAR
By road from Kiruna: take the E10 road towards Narvik for 100 km. Drive through Abisko village and after 2 km turn right at the sign “Abisko Turiststation”.

By road from Norway, Narvik: take the E10 road towards Luleå. Cross the Norwegian – Swedish border and continue for about 40 km, then turn left at the sign “Abisko Turiststation”.

TRAIN
By Swedish rail, take VY which stops daily at "Abisko Turiststation". The train station, which has no staff onsite, is close to STF Abisko Mountain Station, a 5 minute walking distance to reception. For timetables and prices visit https://www.vy.se/en

FLIGHT
Closest airports are Kiruna (Sweden) and Narvik - Evenes (Norway). Flights are operated by SAS www.sas.se and Norwegian www.norwegian.se

Discover the World offer a direct flight from the UK during the winter season, departing from London Heathrow to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland, just 80 minutes from Abisko. Flights operate on 14, 24, 27, 30 Dec 2019; 18 Jan, 15, 20 Feb & 07 Mar 2020.

https://www.discover-the-world.com/destinations/sweden-holidays/fly-direct-to-icehotel/

TRANSFER
Transfer from/to Kiruna Airport:
Visit Abisko www.visitabisko.com Phone: +46 980 40037
Regular bus service: Route 91, Länstrafiken i Norrbotten, www.ltnbd.se Phone: +46 771 100 110
Taxi Kiruna www.taxikiruna.se Phone: +46 980 12020

Transfer from/to Evenes Airport (Narvik):
Airport coach: Evenes - Narvik bus station www.flybussen.no/en/Narvik.
Onward to/from Abisko:
Visit Abisko www.visitabisko.com Phone: +46 980 40037
By train, SJ www.sj.se Phone: +46 771 757 575
Regular bus service: Route 91,Länstrafiken i Norrbotten, www.ltnbd.se Phone: +46 771 100 110
Narvik Taxi www.narviktaxi.no Phone:+47 075 50

RENTAL CAR
Some of the rental car companies in Kiruna, Narvik/Harstad
www.avis.se
www.budget.se
www.europcar.se
www.hertz.se
www.sixt.se

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