Kiruna Holidays

Sweden
The northernmost city in Sweden, Kiruna is a historically important mining town. Its supplies of iron were fought over during World War II. The family business continues to this generation, where iron ore extraction is a major industry alongside space research and winter tourist fun.

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How to get to Kiruna

Here's what you need to know about getting to Kiruna. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Kiruna takes 4 hours, 45 minutes.

When to go to Kiruna

Typical Holiday Price

£870 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Kiruna varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

August

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - August is the cheapest month to go to Kiruna.

Reviews of Kiruna

kgbbest cheng
kgbbest chengTaipei
23/04/2013

Waiting tremblingly in the snow during the evening and finally saw the incredible Northern lights!!

Diman Karagyozov
Diman KaragyozovSofia
07/11/2011

November might not be ideal for spotting the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Anyway, Kinuna (and around) is suitable for winter sports and observing this natural phenomenon. There are several daily flights form Stockholm to Kiruna at a reasonable price. I can also recommend you the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi (very close to Kiruna). I think it will be open in the beginning of December.

Balaji
Balaji Storgatan 11 582 23 Linköping
04/10/2012

Northern light, Ice hotel, Dog sledging

Matthias Hagemann
Matthias HagemannStuttgart
12/07/2019

small town with airport, some hotels, restaurants and a campsite there too. The inner city offers little, but is a starting point for tours in the area

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