Photo: Mats Lind
Snälltåget to the southern Åre mountains!
Our night trains take you straight to mountain experiences in the Southern Åre Mountains. Board the night train in the afternoon or evening, relax in your compartment, and enjoy a delicious dinner in our restaurant car, 'Krogen.' Wake up refreshed the next morning, savor breakfast on board, and get ready for adventures in a beautiful and snow-covered mountain landscape.
Departures, stations and transfer
Snälltåget departs from Malmö, passing through Lund, Hässleholm, Alvesta, Nässjö, Linköping, Norrköping, Stockholm, and Uppsala, arriving at Undersåker the next morning, where a transfer awaits to take you to your destination. On the return trip from the mountain world, the train arrives in Uppsala and Stockholm just before midnight, stopping at the same locations as the northbound journey during the night and reaching Malmö the following morning. Click here to view the train schedule.
From Undersåker, we offer transfers to Edsåsdalen, Vålådalens Fjällstation, or Trillevallen throughout the season. On Snälltåget.se, you can book the entire journey, including the transfer, to and from Edsåsdalen, to and from Vålådalen Västra, or to and from Trillevallen.
How do I travel with the night train to the southern Åre mountains?
Boarding the night train is the start of your adventure. You can choose between different comfort levels, but if you travel together, you will have the best experience if you book a Private Compartment. During the evening you can socialise, play games or visit our restaurant Krogen ("The Pub").
Seat – the most affordable option
You have a seat reserved in a coach or inside a compartment for six people.
Seat 1st Class – for solo travellers
You travel in a comfortable chair that is wider than a regular Seat and there are fewer booked seats in the coach for better comfort. A pillow, pillowcase, blanket and a sheet is included in the price.
Private Compartment – if you travel together
You have a private compartment for you or your company of up to six people. When you board, the compartment is in seat mode and when it is time for bed, you turn the seats into berths. In night mode, there are three berths on each side of the compartment and you can reach the upper berths with a ladder. Pillows, pillowcases, sheets, blankets and duvets for making the bed, are included in the price.
Private Compartment is available for night time travellers.
Private Compartment Comfort – for extra comfort
Same compartment as the Private Compartment, but where the compartment is in night mode when you arrive an you can go to bed right away. In the morning, breakfast in the restaurant is included.
Private Compartment Comfort is available between Stockholm and Åre.
There are two toilets at the end of each coach, no matter the comfort level.
There is Wi-Fi in all coaches except for our restaurant. Keep in mind that it is much slower than an at home network. Make sure you download any movies you want to watch, before boarding the train.
Det finns Wi-Fi i alla vagnar utom vår restaurangvagn. Tänk på att det är mycket långsammare än ett hemnätverk. Ladda ner filmer du vill titta på innan du stiger ombord.
All our coaches have power outlets. They are placed on the wall, but there is not enough outlets for each passenger. The effect of the electrical outlet is limited which means that they are made for charging for example your phone or computer. Some coaches only have USB outlets.
Can I bring a pet on the night train?
You can bring pets in Seating and Private Compartment. Choose 'Pets allowed' in the booking.
Is there a restaurant on board?
Enjoying something tasty in our dining car is an essential part of the mountain holiday. Visiting our restaurant on rails, "Krogen", is popular, so we offer table reservations.
What about luggage and skiing equipment?
You can bring a carry-on with dimensions of 55x45x25 cm.
If you're traveling in a Shared Compartment or Seating, you'll need to check in your skis if you're on train 3900/3901.
On trains 3900/3901, there's a luggage wagon where you can check in larger items such as big suitcases, sleds, strollers, and skis. The cost for checking in skis and luggage will be 100 SEK per item per journey on domestic routes.
Booking a Private Compartment allows for more baggage. If you have empty seats in the compartment, you can use one of the beds for luggage storage. Keep in mind that space in the compartment is limited—pack in several smaller, adaptable bags and backpacks rather than one large and heavy suitcase. Read more in our terms and conditions, points 4 and 5.
Should I pre-book breakfast?
Start your day with breakfast in our restaurant "Krogen" or grab a breakfast bag for your compartment.
The breakfast bag includes a cheese sandwich, fruit, juice, and a hot drink (coffee, hot chocolate, or tea).
Breakfast in "Krogen" means enjoying your own cheese roll on tableware, reducing single-use items, and allowing for a more environmentally friendly breakfast experience.
Pre-book breakfast to ensure availability! It sets you up for a better start to the day, prevents us from running out of breakfast, or, worst case, wasting food.
The breakfast costs 89 SEK.
Can I rebook my journey or get a refund?
Snälltåget tickets purchased on Snälltåget.se are changeable. For an additional fee, the ticket can also be refundable.
If you buy a ticket on the same day you're traveling (or a Private Compartment six days before departure), the ticket is non-changeable and non-refundable.
The following rules apply for both changeable and refundable tickets.
- Seating and Seat 1st Class must be canceled or changed no later than 24 hours before departure.
- Private Compartment and Private Compartment Comfort must be canceled no later than seven days before departure.
Booking fees (9-79 SEK per ticket) are non-refundable and are not included in the value for changes.
For later cancellations or changes, you will lose the entire ticket price. It's also recommended to check the terms in your home or travel insurance as well as the travel insurance that applies when paying with Visa or MasterCard.
Tickets purchased through SJ or other resellers are generally not changeable, refundable, or transferable to other travelers. If you've bought a refundable ticket, the same conditions as mentioned above apply.
If you're seeking genuine natural experiences in a tranquil atmosphere, Edsåsdalen is the place for you. Offering varied skiing opportunities with a smaller lift system for alpine skiing, cross-country skiing trails, and options for day trips on touring skis. Snälltåget arranges the entire trip for you with train and transfer to and from Undersåker.
Book the entire trip with a transfer to and from Edsåsdalen at Snälltåget.se
Here, there are activities for all ages and needs. From a literary morning in the wolf room at the high mountain hotel to a beautiful ski trip around Välliste while others in the group explore the challenges of the alpine ski resort.
With one of the most comprehensive trail and touring systems in the Åre Mountains offering twelve miles of prepared tracks and trails, it's easily accessible from both the high mountain hotel and the ski system.
Trillevallen's High Mountain Hotel is one of the few hotels in the mountains with the right to call itself classical. The first winter guests arrived here in 1938. Many wonderful mountain traditions thrive here, and the most significant of all is hospitality. With 40 rooms and approximately 126 beds, a restaurant serving delicious mountain tastes, and a conversation-friendly and relaxed lounge bar, the hotel is a gem in the Southern Åre Mountains. More cozy ambiance awaits in the Wolf Room where the fire crackles a warm welcome. Of course, the kids have their very own playroom adjacent to the restaurant. Trillevallen's High Mountain Hotel offers everything from classic Jämtland specialties to well-prepared home-cooked food.
Well-equipped apartments with high standards are just a snowball's throw from the 4-chair lift and the slope restaurant. And the beautiful mountain experiences are just a few steps away…
Book the entire trip with transfer to and from Trillevallen at Snälltåget.se
Read more about accommodation, activities, and package experiences at Trillevallen.com
Vålådalen and Vålådalsfyrkanten
Vålådalen is a sporting historic gem in the heart of the mountains, offering every possibility for ski touring and adventures in the wilderness. The cross-country trails are world-class, enjoyed by national team skiers and happy enthusiasts in this unique environment. Sports halls, gyms, and ski slopes complement the range of activities. After active days, the sauna hut and hot tubs under the starry sky offer relaxation before dinner in Olga's Dining Room, renowned for its delicious food. Snälltåget arranges the entire trip for you with train and transfer to and from Vålådalen.
Vålådalen is also the starting point for ski touring adventures in Vålådalsfyrkanten. If you need more breakfast, provisions, or to rent touring skis, get that sorted at Vålådalen's Mountain Station before you embark on your mountain adventure on touring skis toward Lunndörren mountain cabin. The tour in Vålådalsfyrkanten is divided into 4-day stages with overnight stays at the mountain cabins in Lunndörren, Vålåstugorna, and Stensdalen. It's best to travel for a short week from Sunday to Thursday during the later part of the season in March and April.
Book the entire trip with transfer to and from Vålådalen Västra at Snälltåget.se
Read more about accommodation and activities at Valadalen.se