Getting to Sälen and Mora

Vasaloppet events lead to a lot of traffic on the roads around Mora and Sälen. By train, bus or plane you can get all the way, no matter where your journey starts.

Train and bus

Direct buses and trains run every day from Stockholm to Mora, and buses run from Malmö via Göteborg to Sälen.

Many sports clubs hire private buses or travel together with other clubs. Check with your local sports club!

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Car

Most choose to travel by car which often leads to a highly strained traffic situation. If you choose car it is important to be out in good time. A good rule of thumb is to add at least an hour to your travel time. Keep in mind that a day in the tracks can be exhausting, and it is important to get a good amount of sleep before heading back home.

Flight

There are flights to Sälen’s airport, Scandinavian Mountains Airport.

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Taxi or rental car

At Visit Dalarna you will find service and rental in Dalarna.

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Traffic information

Traffic instructions during Vasaloppet’s Winter Week 2024

Traffic maps overview (pdf – 2 MB)

One-way roads, Vasaloppet, March 3

During Vasaloppet (Sunday March 3) the Vasaloppet road is largely subject to one-way traffic.

You may not travel:

  • Road 1024, from Evertsberg to Fiskarheden between 07.00 and 15.00.
  • Road 1025, from Oxberg to Evertsberg between 08.00 and 16.00.

Traffic to Sälen must pass Fiskarheden no later than 07.00, which means that you should have passed Evertsberg no later than 06.30.

Roads closed in Sälen

The following roads are closed for all vehicular traffic:

  • Highway 66 is closed for through traffic between Sälen and Transtrand on February 25 and February 26 between 05.00 and 09.00.
  • Highway 66 is closed for through traffic between Sälen and Transtrand on March 1 between 06.00 and 09.15.
  • Highway 66 is closed for through traffic between Sälen and Transtrand on March 1 between 19.45 and 20.15.
  • Highway 66 is closed for through traffic between Sälen and Transtrand on March 3 between 04.30 and 09.30.
Traffic information Mora
  • Fredsgatan (Badstugatan–Björnramsgatan). Prohibition to stop and park February 22 at 24.00–March 3 at midnight.
  • Prostgatan. Entrance from Älvgatan forbidden February 22 at 24.00–March 3 at midnight.
  • Vasagatan (the Zorn Museum–Klockstapeln, the bell tower). All vehicular traffic forbidden February 19 at 08.00–March 5 at midnight.
  • Hamngatan (Moragatan–Vasagatan). All vehicular traffic forbidden February 19 at 08.00–March 4 at midnight. Does not apply to authorized traffic.
  • Badstugatan and Kaplansgatan (closed for Vasagatan through traffic). All vehicular traffic forbidden February 19 at 08.00–March 5 at 08.00.
  • Vasagatan and Björnramsgatan. All vehicular traffic forbidden February 12–March 9.
  • Fredsgatan (Björnramsgatan–Prostgatan). All vehicular traffic forbidden February 22 at midnight–March 3 at midnight. Does not apply to authorized traffic.
  • Standgatan–Vasagatan. Open for through traffic at the latest 20/2–at the earliest 8/3.
  • Fredsgatan (Vasagatan–Prostgatan). All vehicular traffic forbidden February 22 at midnight–March 3 at midnight.

Traffic information Mora (pdf)

Public transport and car-sharing

By using public transport or carpooling we can, together, improve the traffic situation during the event.

Route to and from the fells via highway 66
  • Traffic to and from the Sälen fells go via Rörbäcksnäs, Torgås on Road 1047 and Lima on Road 1049.
  • An alternative route to and from the Sälen fells is Road 1051 towards Transtrand.
    – then Highway 66 across Malung–Ludvika–Västerås.
    – traffic towards southern Sweden should use Highway 66 across Malung and then E45 towards Göteborg.
  • Travellers to Sälen from Mälardalen should use Djurås E16 towards Malung and then Highway 66 towards Sälen.
  • Travellers to and from Idre, Särna and Härjedalen drive via Stöten Road 1054, 1053, Torgås Road 1047 and Lima Road 1049.
  • Travellers to and from Trysil drive through Värmland, Stöllet Road 62 (towards E45). Alternatively, Road 1047 via Rörbäcksnäs, Torgås.
  • Travellers from Mora to the Sälen fells drive E45 towards Malung, and then Venjan/Limedsforsen, and towards Sälen Highway 66.
Alternative road between Mora and Sälen during Vasaloppet’s Winter Week

Drivers should choose route E45 towards Malung, using Road 1040 towards Venjan/Limedsforsen, then towards Sälen on Highway 66.

 

Remember to be well rested when you get behind the wheel. Drive safe!

Vasaloppet, the Police, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Technical and service board in Mora municipality

 


The Vasaloppet buses

Once you’re on location, you can easily travel between Sälen and Mora with our Vasaloppet buses, regardless of which race you’re participating in.

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Parking

During Vasaloppet’s Winter Week, there are car parks at the start locations, near the finish in Mora, and at certain checkpoints along the Vasaloppet Arena. Some of the car parks have fees. The fee is 40 SEK, paid via Swish.

For maps of the start location and the finish area, see the Opening Hours page.

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Start Area Sälen
Parking is available in several places; follow the signs and the parking attendants’ directions and you will find a suitable parking space.

Start Area Oxberg
Parking is available in several places; follow the signs and the parking attendants’ directions and you will find a suitable parking space.

Checkpoint Smågan
There is no parking available. Spectators cannot visit this checkpoint.

Checkpoints at Mångsbodarna, Risberg, Evertsberg, Oxberg and Hökberg
Limited parking; follow the signs and the parking attendants’ directions and you will find a suitable parking space.

During Stafettvasan on Friday, March 1, there will be no parking facilities at the checkpoint in Hökberg. Everyone must take the bus to the Hökberg exchange.

Read more about Stafettvasan >

Checkpoint Eldris
There is no parking available. Spectators cannot visit this checkpoint.

Central Mora
In and around Mora there is plenty of parking available. Follow the signs and directions.

 


Follow participants as spectators

Many relatives and friends want to follow participants along the track. There is often a lot of traffic on the roads during our races so remember to be out in good time. A good rule of thumb is to add an hour to your travel plan. Consider carpooling!

Between Sälen and Mora, there are seven official Vasaloppet checkpoints. Pay attention to the signs at the checkpoints and follow instructions from our parking attendants.

Öppet Spår Sunday, Öppet Spår Monday 90, Nattvasan 90, Vasaloppet
The recommended stops along the track are Mångsbodarna, Evertsberg and Oxberg or Hökberg. If you choose to stop at the checkpoint in Hökberg it could be difficult to reach the finish line in time, as traffic might be slow in central Mora.

Stafettvasan
The recommended stops along the track are Risberg and Evertsberg.

Vasaloppet 30, Tjejvasan, Öppet Spår måndag 30, Öppet Spår måndag 45, Vasaloppet 45, Nattvasan 30 and Nattvasan 45
The recommended stop is the Hökberg checkpoint, it could be difficult to reach the finish line in time, as traffic might be slow in central Mora. From Hökberg you go to the finish line in Mora.

 


Night parking for caravan and camper

Sälen – The Vasaloppet start in Berga by

Campers and caravans are permitted to park at the car park by the Vasaloppet start. It is forbidden to park a caravan or camper anywhere except where the signs indicate, so make sure to follow the signs – other night parking within the competition area of the Vasaloppet start in Sälen is forbidden during both summer and winter!

During winter events there are three caravan and camper spaces available near the start in Sälen.

N 61° 6′ 37.55” E 13° 17′ 43.32”
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Sälen – Tjänhedens IP

At Tjänhedens IP, approximately 600 metres north of the Vasaloppet start, Sälens IF is offering spaces for caravans and campers, with no access to electricity. There is access to showers and toilets. It is not possible to empty latrine or greywater.

The cost is 250 SEK per night, and is paid directly on arrival via Swish 123 322 05 06. The money goes to Sälens IF’s children and youth activities. Enter message: Ställplats + vehicle registration number. Swish payments are checked on an ongoing basis.

There is no advance booking. If you have any questions, contact Sälens IF’s office on +46(0)280-59 30 60.

N 61°06’58.8″ E 13°17’41.7″
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Oxberg – Start area in Oxberg

Campers and caravans are permitted to park at the car park by the Oxberg start. It is forbidden to park a caravan or camper anywhere except where the signs indicate, so make sure to follow the signs. At this car park there is no access to electricity or water.

N 61°07’27.3″ E 14°10’36.7″
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Mora – Vasaliden

Campers and caravans are permitted to park at the car park at Vasaliden. It is forbidden to park a caravan or camper anywhere except where the signs indicate, so make sure to follow the signs. At this car park there is no access to electricity or water. You can then walk to the finish area and trade fair in Mora; there is a marked walkway, approximately 1,300 metres long.

N 61°00’57.8″ E 14°32’42.0″
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