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Icehotel Direct Flight

The Icehotel is literally breathtaking. Both unique and ingenious, it is one of the world’s ‘must-visit’ hotels. We’re proud to be the world’s leading Icehotel partner for almost three decades, this special relationship ensures clients receive the best possible prices, availability, and holiday experience.

We continue to offer the only direct flight to the Icehotel from the UK, departing from London Heathrow to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland, just 20 minutes from the Icehotel and 80 minutes from Abisko. This flight is exclusive to Discover the World, and allows you to avoid any unnecessary time ‘in transit’ or the need to change planes – making the most of your time away, especially if you’re on a short break.

** Save up to £150pp on Icehotel & Abisko holidays! **

Whilst we also offer the option to fly via Stockholm, and indeed the chance to stop over there, our direct flight is the quickest and most comfortable way to reach the Icehotel in just 3½ hours. Our team has unrivalled first-hand knowledge and can work with you to tailor the perfect Swedish Lapland holiday to match your budget, timescale and interests

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Our stay at the ICEHOTEL was an incredible experience and we were truly blessed to have seen the Northern Lights
Patricia Weston & Lorina Hornby, Tromso, Abisko and the Icehotel
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Flight Dates

  • 15, 23, 26 & 29* December 2018
  • 19 & 26 January 2019
  • 09, 16, 19* 23 February 2019
  • 02 March 2019
  • * 29 December and 13 February departures are based on a 4 night duration
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Flight Times

  • Heathrow to Kiruna SK7896
  • Dep: 10.35 | Arr: 14.55
  • Kiruna to Heathrow SK7895
  • Dep: 14.25 | Arr: 17.00

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Upgrade your flight

Premium class upgrade only £175 per person for a return flight

Benefits include:

  • Business class check-in at Heathrow Airport
  • Fast Track through security at Heathrow Airport
  • Access to Business Lounge at Heathrow Airport
  • 30kg baggage allowance (instead of the usual 23 kg)
  • Upgraded hot meal on the flights together with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Pre-allocated seating in the Premium section

Please note that there is a limited number of seats available for the upgraded service, book early to ensure your seat!

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Key Benefits of Flying Direct

Save Time & Arrive Relaxed

Maximise your time away with our 3½ hour flight to Kiruna. This can save you up to 4½ hours when compared to the travelling via Stockholm.

Complimentary Meals & Drinks

Scheduled services via Stockholm don’t include a complimentary meal service – although you’ll be able to buy drinks and light snacks onboard. Only on our direct flight you be able to enjoy a meal with wine, beer and soft drinks, included in the price. In economy class the meal will be cold; upgrade to premium class to enjoy a hot meal while you fly.

Sociable Flight Times

By flying direct you’ll have far friendlier flight times. Departing Heathrow mid morning at 10:35 and landing in Kiruna mid-afternoon around 3pm. On your return journey you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast as you won’t be departing Kiruna until 14:25, landing back on UK soil at Heathrow around 5pm. If you travel via Stockholm, flights depart Heathrow at either 07:00, meaning a very early start or a mid-afternoon flight, which combined with the extra travel time, means arriving in Kiruna just before midnight. It is even a requirement on some dates to stop overnight in Stockholm adding on extra cost and travel plans to your break.

Reduced Risk of Lost Luggage

When flying direct there is no need to change planes which may have tight connections, increasing the risk of your luggage not making it to the destination – always a bonus!

Pre-Book Seats

On our direct flight it is possible to reserve any seats* in advance at no extra cost, so if you’d like that little bit of extra leg room by booking an aisle seat or you’d like to confirm seats together for your party, simply give us call. When flying scheduled services however, you’ll need to wait until check-in to choose any seats and there is no guarantee that you will be able to sit together.

*except emergency exit seats which must be allocated at check-in