Leksand is a beautiful small town in the county of Dalarna and situated in the centre of Sweden. The town has around 6000 inhabitants and offers stunning countryside and nearby lakes.

Travel by train
The easiest way to get to Leksand is to take a train from Stockholm Central Station. This can be booked through www.sj.se with tickets being cheaper the earlier you book them. The journey takes roughly three hours. Stockholm itself can be easily reached by train from most cities in Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark.

PLEASE NOTE Please check train times between Leksand and Stockholm Arlanda Airport when planning your route.


Travel by plane
Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport is one of the biggest airports in Scandinavia and is well connected with most of Europe’s and the rest of the World’s major cities. From Arlanda you can take a train to Leksand that takes less than three hours.

PLEASE NOTE Please check train times between Leksand and Stockholm Arlanda Airport when planning your route.
Stockholm’s second airport, Bromma, also offers many connections. From here you can take the airport bus to Stockholm Central, which takes around 20 minutes, before taking the train to Leksand.
For information on the airport bus from Bromma see www.flygbussarna.se/bromma
From both Arlanda Airport and Bromma Airport you can also rent a car, see information below.
Near Stockholm there is also an airport that specialises in low fair airlines, Stockholm Skavsta Airport. Both Ryanair and Wizzair offer cheap flights to Skavsta when booked well in advance. From here you can take the airport bus to Stockholm Central, which takes around 80 minutes, before taking the train to Leksand.
For information on the airport bus from Skavsta see www.flygbussarna.se/skavsta

Travel by car
Leksand’s central location makes it very easy to access by car. Below are the distances from the major nearby cities.
260km from Stockholm
270km from Arlanda Airport
360km from Oslo, 460km from Göteborg and 700km from Malmö
If you prefer to rent a car when arriving in Sweden there are many car rental companies you can use, most offer pick up points at Arlanda and Bromma airports as well the major cities.
Some of the main companies are Europcar, Avis, Budget, Hertz and Enterprise.