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Åre Östersund Airport (OSD)
Östersund’s airport is located on Frösö Island and transport to the city centre only takes ten minutes. Airport buses run to and from the centre of Östersund in connection with most departures. Tickets can be purchased on Flygbussen and on the city bus service “stadsbussarna.” Tickets are valid for departures within 1 hour. There is…
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Best Time to Visit
Average temperatures in Ostersund vary drastically. The best time to visit this city is from July to August: this time of the year is the very warmest time and the weather is quite sunny. In Östersund you can aslo enjoy a lot of sporting and cultural events, like the Nordic Winter Youth Games and the…
There is a pretty good network of city buses in Östersund, which run between most districts. Tickets are purchased onboard the buses. There is a range of discount cards, depending on the number of journeys you are going to make. The card is sold at the bus depot, at Kärnan Godis, at Domus customer service…
Taxis in Östersund are reliable and use fare meters. It can sometimes be difficult to find a car on the street, even in the city centre.
Nowadays you will find postal service points in supermarkets and petrol stations across Sweden. Here you can buy stamps, send and receive packets.