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Arctic Train and skiing in Narvik

Go skiing with a fjord view in Narvik! Board the Arctic Train in Abisko, Björkliden, Katterjåkk or Riksgränsen and enjoy a full day of skiing in Narvikfjellet resort with the spectacular Ofotfjord as a backdrop.

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Person in red jacket skiing in powder snow above the Ofotfjord.
©Kjetil Janson

Ski train from Lapland in Sweden to Narvik in Norway

When on a winter holiday to either Abisko, Björkliden, or Riksgränsen, Narvik in Norway is only a short train ride away. Why not take the opportunity for a day of skiing in Narvikfjellet resort with fantastic fjord views?

The Arctic Train operates as a ski train on weekends and during holidays from February to May, and this package includes return tickets to Narvik, short shuttle from the train station to Narvikfjellet resort, and a full day ski pass.

The blue and grey Arctic Train locomotive on railway tracks above Rombaken fjord. Blue sky.

The Arctic Train

The Arctic Train is operating with daily departures on the railway between Narvik and Abisko. The train is not only an easy transportation method to get to fantastic Arctic activities on both sides of the Swedish-Norwegian border, but also an interesting train journey on its own. You will travel through beautiful scenery and past several historical sites where parts of the battle of Narvik at the beginning of World War Two found place. The audio guide system on board will tell the stories from the war, and also about the impressive building of the Ofot railway was built around 1900.

Three children standing on the slopes in Narvikfjellet raising their arms with ski poles. Ofotfjord in the background.
©Rune Dahl

Narvikfjellet ski resort

Narvikfjellet is a winter paradise for everyone, whether you are beginner or expert skier. Families and beginners can enjoy a separate children’s area and easy trails along with children’s games and competitions. The more experienced have a variety of more demanding slopes to choose between and an excellent terrain for off-piste skiing.

Take either the Narvik Gondola or three t-bars to get to the mountain station and restaurant on 656 masl, from where you can continue up to mt. Linken on 1006 masl by chair lift. Skiing back downhill you have spectacular views of the Ofotfjord right in front of you. Did you know that Narvikfjellet resort has one of Scandinavia’s longest vertical distances?

Narvikfjellet is also one of the best cross-country destinations in Norway, with floodlit trails starting in the ski resort.

One person in purple pants and yellow jacket flip powder snow up with a ski. Fjord and mountains in the background.
©Rune Dahl
Three people are standing on a slope in Narvikfjellet with skis on their shoulders looking out on the Ofotfjord in sunset.
©Kjetil Janson

Practical information


  • Arctic Train return tickets
  • Transfer between Narvik station and Narvikfjellet
  • Full day ski pass

Available to additional cost:

  • Ski and snowboard rental
  • Ski school instructions

Schedule part one:

  • 07:57: Departure Abisko Ö
  • 08:01: Departure Abisko Turist
  • 08:09: Departure Björkliden
  • 08:33: Departure Katterjåkk
  • 08:37: Departure Riksgränsen
  • 09:28: Arrival Narvik station
  • 09:35: Bus transfer from Narvik station
  • 10:00: Narvikfjellet opens

Schedule part two:

  • 18:15: Departure by bus transfer from Narvikfjellet
  • 18:50: Departure from Narvik
  • 19:49: Arrival Riksgränsen
  • 19:57: Arrival Katterjåkk
  • 20:14: Arrival Björkliden
  • 21:05: Arrival Abisko

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