The road to Stora Sjöfallet is breathtakingly beautiful, no matter how you get here. The easiest way is to travel with your own car, but if you do not have the opportunity, there are daily bus connections between Gällivare and all the way to our lodge during certain periods of the year.
HOW DO YOU GET HERE
During certain times between February and October, there are daily buses from the train station in Gällivare to Stora Sjöfallet. Check Länstrafiken's timetables (https://ltnbd.se/)
By car you drive to us from Gällivare on road number E45 south. After traveling 40 kilometers, you will come to an intersection where you take off for Stora Sjöfallet / Ritsem. If you drive on road E45 from southern Sweden, you pass Porjus. After about five kilometers past Porjus, you will find the intersection to Stora Sjöfallet / Ritsem.
If you arrive by train or flight to Gällivare, you can book a car with Hertz who will deliver the car to the train station.
The nearest airport is Gällivare (Lapland Airport), 145 km from our lodge. There are daily flights (Monday - Friday) from Stockholm / Arlanda that take two hours. From the airport you can book a taxi to Gällivare if you wish to travel on to us by bus. If you want to book a car, you do it easily via Hertz, which delivers it to the airport.
There are daily night trains to Gällivare from Stockholm. Then you can take the opportunity to get a good night's sleep before you wake up when the train arrives in Gällivare in the morning. From the train station you can then hop on the bus (make sure the buses run during the dates you are visiting - link to the county traffic) or book a car via Hertz which delivers it to the train station.