Travel here

By car

Den gamla Kungsvägen, numera riksväg 61 går genom Arvika och kommer du från Norge eller Karlstad är det väg 61 som gäller. Från Årjäng går länsväg 172 och från Säffle länsväg 175.

In Arvika center and inner city there are 1,600 municipal parking spaces as well as several "private" parking spaces that some larger business chains offer. The parking map shows where the parking spaces in the center are. About twenty places are reserved for people with reduced mobility who has a special permit.
The municipal parking lots are free of charge, but for many of them you must use a parking permit. When you are going to use a parking disc, this is indicated by an additional board to the regular parking road sign.
There are three larger municipal parking lots where you can park for up to 24 hours without a parking disc: The parking
-at the city park/Sågudden
-in the harbor
-south of the traffic roundabout next to Palmviken

The parking disc is free and you can pick one up at;
Customer service in the town hall
The Arvika tourist office
The library
Ingestrands camping
The grocery stores ICA Palmviken, Coop Palmviken, and Coop Styckåsen
The service stations Shell 7-Eleven and OKQ8

Long time parking
Parking for more than 24 hours is allowed on marked spots on the parking lot at the crossing Strandvägen/Spårgatan. Here you can park for max 72 hours.

Parking map
You can find an overview on the parking lots on the interactive map..

Charging stations for electric cars
In Arvika there are several stations where you can charge the car with electricity:
Stora Coop Styckåsen
Styckåsgatan 37
Blästervägen 2
Östra Torggatan 2
Parkeringen vid Olssons Brygga
Åkaregatan 1
Östra Esplanaden 5
(daytime reserved for town hall visitors with permission)  
Treens Camping

A digital map of charging stations can be found here:

By bus

Timetables, sale points and other traffic on trains and buses available on Värmlandstrafiks website The buses in central Arvika have three regular commuter lines and four flexible lines that are trafficked on call. The commuter lines go to the hospital, Ingesund and Prästängen. Order of demand-responsive services is made on telephone number 0771-32 32 00.
Arvika Busstation Arvika Railwaystation Arvika Resecentrum Go Banana, Arvika Edane Railwaystation ICA Kvantum Arvika Värmlandstrafiks webbplats

The urban traffic in Arvika is based on three regular commuter lines and four flexible lines with call-controlled traffic.

The shuttle lines serve the hospital, Ingesund and Prästängen. Call-controlled traffic can be ordered on tel. 0771-32 32 00

By train

Arvika's location along the Stockholm - Oslo railway line provides connections to both capitals. More information about train connections is available at SJs hemsida.
Värmlandstrafik trafikerar banan från Charlottenberg till Kristinehamn.

From the bus stations in Värmland, for example from Karlstad, long-distance buses go to for instance Stockholm, Örebro and Gothenburg. Contact the respective bus company for more information, for example Swebus Express or Nettbuss.

By bike

The cycle path network in Arvika is relatively well developed. There are 35 km of pedestrian and cycling routes in central Arvika and a bicycle map facilitates the bike ride!
Foldern ”Cykla i Arvika” ger förslag på tre olika kategorier av cykelturer – picknickturer, mountainbiketurer och turer för racercykling. Den finns på Arvika Turistbyrå eller att läsa/ladda ner here.

By Air

Från Arvika är det cirka 15 mil till den internationella flygplatsen Oslo Lufthavn Gardermoen i Norge. Länsflygplatsen Karlstad Airport – som även har viss chartertrafik, ligger sex mil öster om Arvika.

By taxi

The taxi rank is on the west side of the station building on Järnvägsgatan.
Arvika Eda Taxitransporter
Phone 0570-10700

Arvikabygdens Taxi
Phone 0570-46 50 88. Arvikabygdens Taxi.

By boat

Arvika has Sweden's "innermost harbour" in connection with the sea, which can be reached through various canal and sluice systems. The waterway and the port have always been important to Arvika and the development of the area. Any commercial boat traffic is not currently available to or from Arvika port, but boating is still popular. Close to the center of Arvika is a summer open marina with ten moorings. More information on opening hours and service: Arvika Tourist Information Center tel. + 46 570 817 90.