Värmland - Essential Information
Karlstad Airport is located about 18 km north of Karlstad with good connections to larger airports. There is a choice of airport bus and taxi to get you to and from the airport. The airport bus comes when you phone to book it and costs 60 kr per single trip. A taxi costs about 250 kr from central Karlstad to the airport. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
Värmland has a good network of bus and train connections. Several urban areas including Arvika, Karlstad, Kristinehamn, Säffle and Torsby have their own bus services. For detailed information on timetables and prices go to:
The larger districts often have taxi services. For more information, contact your hotel or nearest tourist office and they will help you.
For detailed information about the postal service and about how to send letters, packages or buy stamps from where you are, visit:
During the day, contact your nearest medical care centre. Out of hours call care enquiries on tel. +46 771 250 250. In case of emergency, call 112.
There are a number of pharmacies in Värmland, and the best way to find out the location of your nearest pharmacy is to visit Apoteket’s website, or phone customer service:
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Country code: +46
Each dialling area has its own specific number.