Abisko is a popular destination for Aurora Borealis hunters. Located in northern Sweden between the mountains and the shores of Lake Torneträsk the village is a magnet for anyone wanting to experience the Northern Lights.

Accommodation in Abisko

The Abisko Mountain Lodge is located on the edge of the village and is a great hotel to base yourself when visiting Abisko and the Abisko National Park. Other options include Abisko Guesthouse and STF Abisko Mountain Station. Visit booking.com to look for other accommodation options.

Alternatively, why not consider one of the great Airbnb options starting for as little as USD$60 per night. If this is your first time, use my referral link to get $50 off your first stay!

Getting to Abisko

The best way to get to Abisko is to fly into Kiruna airport (KRN) and then take the train. The total journey time is approx 5 hours. A cheaper option is to take the train all the way from Stockholm to Björkliden however this option takes over 17 hours.

Driving will take you approx 16 hours however you need to ensure you have a reliable vehicle as the drive can be dangerous.

    Where is the best place to see the Northern Lights?
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    Where is the best place to see the Northern Lights?

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