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Experience Åre and the world’s best ski racers from the front row during the Åre 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships! It will be an event of a lifetime so make sure to book your accommodation, travel and of course your tickets to see all the action in good time. For more information on how to book accommodation, how to get to and from Åre, parking and much more, see below. More information on buying tickets is available in the Tickets section in the main menu. You can also proceed directly to our online ticket portal by clicking the link above.
Traffic and Parking
Parking is hard to come by in central Åre during the World Championships. If you will be arriving by car, please check if your accommodation includes parking space. We recommend that you use public transportation to get around (see Bus Timetables).
Åre Torg (town square) will be closed off for unauthorized vehicles during the Championships. All residents and shop keepers/restaurant owners etc within the closed off perimeter will receive permits to be able to get in and out. The same information is valid for Åre Park/Medals Plaza.
We hope that most of our visitors will use public transportation to get to Åre. For visitors who arrive by car it might be a good idea to check the current traffic and road situation before departure. To check the current traffic situation in and around Åre during the Championships, click the link below.
The Swedish Transport Administration has a website about Traffic safety. The website will be continuously updated with relevant information.
Follow the link below to the STA.
Accommodation in Åre
Information for visitors
There are various accommodation options available in Åre during the Championships. These options include a large number of hotels, apartments and hostels near the Swedish National Arena as well as in and around Åre. SkiStar’s homepage is one of the best options to start with. Click on the link below to book accommodation in Åre and in the family-friendly ski areas of Björnen, Tegefjäll and Duved.
Find accommodation via SkiStar
Accommodation via our presenting sponsor SkiStar is available to book from Saturday to Saturday, Sunday to Sunday, Thursday to Sunday and Sunday to Thursday during both Championships weeks.
Click to the right to start your search!
Information about the areas
Duved and Tegefjäll are located west of Åre and you can easily move between the two as the ski systems are linked. The ski buses run regularly during the season to and from Åre town. Björnen is located five kilometers south of Åre. It is easy to get from Björnen to Åre and the Swedish National Arena either via the ski system or by ski bus. The Åre ski pass is valid in all mentioned skiing areas.
Storlien is located circa one hour's drive west of Åre and is easily accessed via E14. Vålådalen is located circa 30 minutes from Åre on the other side of Lake Åre. Its neighbors Trillevallen and Edsåsdalen are both located circa 25 minutes from Åre. All the areas offer great accommodation in lovely rural surroundings.
Travel to Åre
Taking the train to Åre is a comfortable and sustainable way to travel. Various train companies operate services to Åre from Sundsvall, Östersund or Trondheim as well as from most other Swedish or Norwegian cities and the train stops right in the heart of Åre. All the Championships arenas are within walking distance of the train station. All connections can be booked through the Swedish National Railway’s (SJ) homepage and you can also book your transfer from Trondheim Airport via the website or by using the booking form to the right. Book your train trip on this site to get a 10 percent discount!
The Åre/Östersund Airport (OSD) is the closest airport to Åre, located 11 kilometers from downtown Östersund and 86 kilometers from Åre. To find out which airports have flights connecting to Östersund, visit the Swedavia homepage. There you can also find detailed information about transfer options from the airport to Åre, including the airport shuttles, buses and train. Book your shuttle in advance via Flygtaxi or book a rental via our Official Supplier Europcar - click the link to book with a discount!
Trondheim Airport/Vaernes (Norway)
The Trondheim Airport (TRD) is called Vaernes and it is located 135 kilometers from Åre. The estimated travel time from there to Åre is 2 hours by car. Visit Avinor’s homepage for information on connections from Trondheim, the airport shuttle, train transfers and more. Book your shuttle in advance via Flygtaxi or book a rental car via our Official Supplier Europcar - click the link to book with a discount!
Ticket packages from Norway
For anyone coming from Norway our partner G-travel offers the opportunity to buy bus travel and entrance ticket in one. The bus leaves from Trondheim in the morning and will return the same day. Click this link to find out more (available in Norwegian only).