The Kungsleden in Europe is estimated to be 280 miles (451 kilometers) long, and takes 19 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.

It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.

The Kungsleden has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Northern Terminus in Abisko, Sápmi, Sweden and end their hike at the Southern Terminus in Hamevan, Västerbotten, Sweden.


Length280 miles (451 kilometers)
Far Out GuideNone
Terminus ANorthern Terminus, Abisko, Sápmi, Sweden
Terminus BSouthern Terminus, Hamevan, Västerbotten, Sweden

Kungsleden Thru Hike Budget Calculator

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Calculate how much it will cost to thru hike a trail.
280 / 15 = 19 days to complete the hike
19 days * $35/day = $665

Estimated Total Budget (USD): $2,665.00

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*This data is estimated and should not be relied upon without further research. It is meant as a starting point for hike planning, not as the only information used to plan your thru hike.