Åre/Östersund Airport (OSD) is closest to Östersund, only 14 km.Scandinavian Airlines, SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flights to and from Åre/Östersund airport every day. SAS operates Stockholm Arlanda International airport (ARN) and BRA operates the smaller city airport Stockholm Bromma (BMA). Destinations in Europe you can fly to non-stop from Bromma airport (BMA). SAS offer Youth tickets to and from Östersund.
Transfer to and from OSD airport by bus takes only 15-20 minutes to most locations in Östersund.
All athletes participating at WJBCC-2017 are offered a complimentary bus transfer between airport and the players hotel Scandic Östersund Syd.
There is also an international airport in Trondheim/Vernaes (TRD), Norway (230km from Östersund) with flights to the following cities: Alicante, Amsterdam, Antalya, Barcelona, Berlin/Schönefeld, Dubrovnik, Gdansk, Korfu, Krakow, København, London Gatwick, Malaga, Murcia, Nice, Reykjavik, Riga, Split, and Tallinn. TRD airport is operated by SAS and Norwegian and KLM.
Transfer to Östersund from Trondheim airport can be made by regional train.
Local train from Værnes station to world famous Hell station, change to regional train bound for Östersund. Total travel time from TRD airport to Östersund is almost 4 hours, and only a couple departures per day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
SJ (the national train operator) has regular service between Östersund and many cities in Sweden. It is more time-consuming than flying, but if you wish to see the country, a good option indeed.
Travel time from the capital Stockholm is 4 hours 50 minutes using the high-speed train which has a daily service in each direction (in the afternoon from Stockholm, in the morning from Östersund), whereas slower trains take around 8 hours.