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      Dogsledding-Weather Conditions-Aurora Borealis Question

      Kiruna Jan 2, 2017 at 10:25 PM

      Hello Everyone!

      I had a few more questions about traveling to Absiko/Kiruna since me and 5 friends will be traveling there next week. You guys were all really helpful in my previous question, and I hope you can share some more insights with me.

      1) I've noticed that the weather in this area of Sweden tends to snow a lot lately. I'm curious to know if it is generally light snow, or is it heavy snowstorms/ white outs?

      2) I've been keeping track of the Aurora forecasts with some apps, and it says that the two nights we will be up north, has a kp index of 2 (nothing). Ironically, for the next few days after, there's a kp index of 5 (which is amazing but we will be back home by then). My question is, if you think it will be worth traveling all the way to Abisko at all if there is such a small chance in seeing the northern lights?

      3) Dogsledding. We want to do it, but there are so many options and it's been hard finding the right place. I've read that Kiruna has nicer landscapes for dogsledding than Abisko, and I wonder if that is true? Also, I'm looking for a place in Kiruna that will offer individual sleds (for 6 people-2 hours-not expensive/cheap). Do you have any recommendations?

      Thank you so much for any information you can lend!! I look forward to any responses!

      -Sara

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    • Local buses

      Stockholm Jan 5, 2017 at 8:53 AM

      Can I us a credit card to buy return ticket on buses

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      Transportation between Abisko and Kiruna

      Kiruna Dec 26, 2016 at 1:01 AM

      Hi all!

      We're 5 people planning a very short trip to Kiruna and Abisko. We are arriving in Kiruna Saturday night, Jan 14 at 21:00 and leaving Kiruna on Monday morning at 12:55. We want to spend Sunday morning checking out a bit of Kiruna/or ice hotel and maybe dog sledding (either Kiruna or Abisko), leave early Sunday afternoon to Abisko spend Sunday night there, and leave Monday morning to Kiruna airport. What are the recommended methods of travel then?

      Regarding driving, I don't have experience driving in winter conditions so I am very concerned about renting a car. If you definitely recommend it, do you have any tips, instructions, or advice about night driving in Abisko.

      Thanks!

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      Direct train from Copenhagen airport to Ystad ?

      by Ekaterinburg Online Now Feb 9, 2014 at 6:08 AM

      Anybody have a link for this service or know how many times a day the direct train runs ? I know it's easy to change in Malmo but would prefer to take the direct train there to save time.

      7 Answers Mar 11, 2014 at 3:41 PM
    • Staying in Ystad

      by meredithj4 Online Now Sep 8, 2013 at 3:37 PM

      How early does one need to make a reservation for a room in Ystad? I am traveling in late July, early Aug. of 2014.

      1 Answer Oct 5, 2013 at 12:30 AM
    • Luggage locker

      by Patricialaneg Online Now Jan 26, 2012 at 4:09 AM

      I am planning to spend one day in Ystad, arriving in the morning and leaving around 6pm. Is there a luggage locker in the train station? I arrive from Copenhagen and leave to Stockholm, same day. Thanks, Patricia, Brazil

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      Cheap accommodation

      by sprdak11 Online Now Feb 22, 2010 at 8:04 AM

      Hello. Can anyone recommend me a cheap accommodation in Ystad? Greetings.

    • Public parking near Stortorget

      by kboardmoran Online Now Jun 9, 2009 at 6:56 AM

      Where is it safe to park our rental car for a couple hours near Lundagard?

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      Ferry dock to train station in less than 15 minutes?

      by joecal01 Online Now Jun 2, 2009 at 9:40 AM

      I am planning to to take ferry from Ystad to Bornholm and return ferry arrives back at Ystad dock at 18:30 and last train back to Copenhagen is at 18:47. Can we make it from the dock to the train platform in about 15 minutes? Or, to play it safe should we return on the previous ferry that arrives at the dock at 18:05?

      A Google map of Ystad looks like there is an indirect way to the train station from the dock along roads, we cannot walk in a direct straight line from the dock to the station which looks to be a short distance. Can someone who lives in Ystad confirm this?

      Also, are there typically taxis waiting by the dock that we could possibly take to the train station?

      3 Answers Jun 2, 2009 at 12:45 PM