The Inlandsbanan is a scenic train route in Sweden that's 1,300 km long (807 mi), starts in Kristinehamn in the south and ends in Gällivare in the north. The railway is open for tourist traffic with daily departures from the middle of June until the end of August. At other times of the year, it is only open for chartered arrangements. The stretch Kristinehamn – Mora is open during the high season and the journey combines train and bus.
- Kristinehamn – Mora (runs June 22 – July 31)
- Mora – Östersund – Gällivare (runs June 8 – August 30)
Conditions for Eurail pass holders
Eurail passes are valid on the Inlandsbanan. Seat reservation for groups is compulsory, for individuals recommended. The reservation fee is SEK 50 per person per day.
The Inlandsbanan railway takes you on a voyage of discovery through the beautiful Swedish countryside. You can travel from Värmland in the south via Dalarna up to Lapland in the north. The journey takes you through 19 municipalities. There is lots on offer, from exploring nature and local heritage to eating delicious foods such as cloudberries, whitefish and reindeer. So climb on board for a fantastic journey.
All Inlandsbanan trains have knowledgeable, helpful train hosts. They will tell you about the places and scenery through which you are traveling. They are there to help you in whatever way they can and can also help with practical matters. The hosts remain onboard the train/coach and do not accompany you on excursions or to your accommodation.