You can travel to Överkalix from the north, the south, the east and the west. By air, car or bus.
The largest airports with internationally connecting flights are Luleå Airport and Kiruna Airport, serviced by both Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian. There are also smaller airports scattered across northern Scandinavia, which you could use. A few such airports are the ones in Gällivare and Arvidsjaur in the north of Sweden, Tromsø in Norway and Oulu and Rovaniemi in Finland.
Överkalix is situated about 10 Swedish miles northeast of Luleå or 24 Swedish miles south of Kiruna, in Norrbotten, Sweden. You can get here by car on the E10 and highway 98.
You can travel by bus to Överkalix by using the regional bus service, Länstrafiken Norrbotten.
Getting from Luleå Airport to Överkalix
At Luleå Airport you can rent a car from Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Budget and Mabi.
ReKo biluthyrning (Website in Swedish) in Överkalix are happy to help by leaving a car at Luleå Airport for you to use.
Read about taxi options at swedavia.
You can also book a seat in a car from Luleå Airport to the bus station in Överkalix, by booking ahead with Länstrafiken.
Good to know
According to an old legend the devil needed an interpreter in Överkalix because of the very difficult dialect. But don’t worry, you won’t need one! Mostly, people are very good at English here and are more than happy to help. If you would like to greet the locals using their very old dialect, just say “Hio” (heeo), which means hello.
Have you made plans for your stay in Överkalix? There are lots of great activities during both summer and winter. Book ahead to make sure you get to experience all that your heart desires during your stay in Överkalix.