Children may stay for free at the youth hostel until and including the year they turn two years of age. This applies provided the child does not occupy a bed of its own. Travellers over the age of 15 are considered adults.

Group and conference bookings are not possible via the online booking system. Please contact the facility in question directly concerning any such inquiries. Child prices do not apply to group bookings.


STF Kolarbyn/Eco-lodge

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Lon: 15.730361938476562
Reception: +46 70-400 70 53


Kolarbyn is easy to travel to by public transport, the best thing is that it protects our beautiful nature that is the finest we have!

Kolarbyn is only 2 hours from Stockholm and 4 hours from Gothenburg!

By train and bus to Kolarbyn
Train station in Skinnskatteberg, 3km. Most, however, choose to take the train to Köping and then bus to Skinnskatteberg. Which is fastest depends on where you are traveling.

From Stockholm / Västerås / Köping
Take the train from Stockholm to Köping, replace the connecting bus No. 500 to Skinnskatteberg.
It is cheaper to buy the whole trip including the bus on a single ticket before you start your trip. Total travel time from Stockholm is about 2 hours and 20 minutes.

From other destinations
Skinnskatteberg can also be reached directly by train (Train in Bergslagen) by Orebro / Hallsberg, Avesta-Krylbo or Fagersta and other cities.

Skinnskatteberg bus and train station is 3 km from Kolarbyn. The easiest is to walk the 3 km to Kolarbyn, but if you have a lot of packing, it can feel long. If you come by bus 500 on route Köping-Skinnskatteberg you can choose to get off at the folk high school (1km) and then walk the last bit, ask the driver where to get off the bus if you are uncertain.

Here is a link to a map where we have drawn the way to walk to Kolarbyn from Skinnskatteberg, We can also assist you to order a taxi from the train station to Kolarbyn if you need it.

You can also take bus number 56 from the train station in Skinnskatteberg and get off at the stop SKÄRSJÖN. There are not many departures with this bus, a departure that suits check-in time is 13:25.

By car to Kolarbyn
Kolarbyn is located 3 km southeast of central Skinnskatteberg, along the national highway 233. There are a sign to Kolarbyn from road 233. Free parking is available in Kolarbyn.



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In order to guarantee that the product you choose will be available upon checking out, your additional products are saved for only15 minutes. If you have more than one product in your shopping trolley, the time is calculated as of the first product you added.