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VY night train between Norway and Sweden

Travel green between Norway and Sweden this winter

With the Arctic Route, a bus company in Northern Norway, Tromsø, you can seamlessly journey from Tromsø to Narvik by comfortable bus, and then continue your exploration by taking the night train from Narvik to Stockholm (Sweden), with VY, the Swedish railway company. Let's dive into the details of this incredible travel opportunity.

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure through the stunning landscapes of Norway and Sweden? Look no further than the Arctic Route and VY, a unique travel experience that combines the convenience of bus travel with the charm of a night train.

The Arctic Route: Travel by bus from Tromsø to Narvik

The Arctic Route between Tromsø and Narvik in Norway

The Arctic Route, operated by Best Arctic, offers a daily winter bus route between Tromsø and Narvik. This route is available from December 1st to March 31st, allowing you to experience these two enchanting winter destinations. The journey takes approximately 4 hours, with six stops between both destinations, giving you ample time to soak in the breathtaking scenery along the way.

Comfortable buses with experienced drivers

When you choose to travel on the Arctic Route, you can expect top-notch comfort and service. The new and comfortable coaches are equipped with free Wi-Fi, charging points, and a toilet, ensuring a pleasant and convenient journey.

The experienced and service-oriented drivers are fluent in English, making communication a breeze for international travelers.

Exciting activities along the Tromsø - Narvik – Tromsø route

Wolves in the Polar park in Narvik, Norway

The Tromsø – Narvik – Tromsø route offers several activities that cater to diverse interests, with several stops along the way. You can hop off, participate in the tour/ activity, and take the Arctic Route bus once again back to your initial destination or even stay at the location and take the bus the next day to continue your journey to your destination.

Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, an animal lover, or an adventure seeker, there’s something for everyone to enjoy like thrilling dog sledding adventures, go on a wildlife safari to spot the region’s unique fauna, or even stay at one of the unique accommodations along the way.

Connecting with the Arctic Circle Train, by VY

VY night train between Norway and Sweden

One of the highlights of the Narvik route is its connection with the famous Arctic Circle Train, operated by the Swedish company VY. If you’re planning to explore even more of the Arctic region, you can hop on the train all the way to Stockholm, Sweden, passing by destinations such as Kiruna, where you should visit one of the most popular ice hotels in Scandinavia, the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a must-visit Swedish landmark stop for travelers and Abisko, a small town located north of Kiruna, famous for its perfect conditions to see the northern lights.

This renowned train journey takes you through breathtaking landscapes as you make your way between Norway and Sweden.

If you are coming from Sweden to Norway, simply board the Arctic Route bus in Narvik to continue your journey to the northern light paradise city: Tromsø.

Night Train from Narvik to Stockholm: A Magical Journey

Once you’ve explored the wonders of Narvik, in Norway with the Arctic Route, it’s time to continue your adventure by taking the night train from Narvik to Stockholm.

Departure from Narvik Station

Night Train from Narvik to Stockholm with VY

Your night train adventure begins at Narvik Station, where you’ll board the train bound for Stockholm. The departure time is perfectly scheduled with the Arctic Route buses to ensure a smooth transition between the buses and the trains. As you settle into your cozy cabin, get ready to embark on a journey like no other.

Experience the Magic of a Night Train

Traveling by night train is an experience itself. As you sleep soundly in your comfortable cabin, the train effortlessly transports you through the night, bringing you closer to your destination. Wake up to the gentle swaying of the train and indulge in a delicious breakfast onboard before arriving in Stockholm.

Sustainable Travel in Norway and Sweden

Norway and Sweden are known for their commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation. As you embark on this incredible journey, it’s important to note that traveling with VY and Arctic Route is not only a convenient and magical experience but also an environmentally friendly choice. By opting for land transportation, you contribute to sustainable travel and reduce your carbon footprint. Travel with peace of mind, knowing that you’re making a positive impact on the environment.

To embark on your adventure through Norway and Sweden, it’s essential to plan your journey in advance. Visit the Arctic Route bus route between Tromsø and Narvik and VY’s official website to check the schedules and prices of the night train from Narvik to Stockholm. Booking your tickets in advance ensures a smooth and hassle-free travel experience.

The Arctic Route and VY’s night train journey between Tromsø to Stockhold offer a unique and enchanting way to explore the natural wonders and cultural treasures of Norway and Sweden. 

Travel responsibly, embrace the beauty of nature, and create lifelong memories as you visit two countries in one journey. Start planning your trip today and get ready for an extraordinary experience.

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