Getting here

Opera på Skäret is located by the lake Ljusnaren just outside Kopparberg, a beautiful spot right in the middle of Sweden!

The “Opera Train”

Opera på Skäret is the only opera house in the world with it’s own train station! For a few years now, we’ve had vintage trains running from Stockholm Central Station directly to Opera på Skäret. This train journey is a completely unique culture/ nature experience.

The Christmas Train Package includes:

  • Return train journey to Opera på Skäret
  • Lunch
  • Concert ticket
  • Christmas buffet on the return

Departure time from Stockhom Central station 10 am with return approx 10pm.

Turandot opening weekend

More information will follow.


You can book the Opera train by calling our Box Office: tel +46 580-71100
or via email: No booking fee will be added.

NB! The ticket for the concert is included in the train package. Don’t book your ticket online first!

Operatåget till Opera på Skäret

The Opera train is a collaboration betweeen Opera på Skäret and SKÅJ (Stockholms Kultursällskap för Ånga och Järnväg).

By car

It’s fairly easy to arrange a day trip to Opera på skäret from cities like Stockholm, Uppsala, Västerås, Karlstad, Falun och Gävle.

For visitors that are coming from locations further away, there are plenty of hotels and overnight accommodation nearby, both in the countryside and in some of the closest cities such as Örebro, Nora, Lindesberg and Ludvika.

Examples of distances:

Malmö 590 km, Stockholm 230 km, Göteborg 370 km, Örebro 85 km, Jönköping 295 km, Karlstad 140 km, Falun 105 km, Gävle 195 km, Sundsvall 400 km.


The cost for parking is 30 SEK and can be paid by cash or by Swish (with a risk of bad reception).
If you have an RV and would like to stay over night, the charge is 150 SEK/night.

Public Transport

You can travel to Kopparberg or Ställdalen via train or bus. Opera på Skäret is located 5 km from the station.

Tågåkeriet i Bergslagen TÅGAB (TÅGAB)
Länstrafiken i Örebro län, busses. (Länstrafiken)

By plane

Are you a proud owner of a seaplane? In that case you can of course also fly here. Parking space available directly outside the door.

Chartered busses

please note that the updated schedule for summer 2020 is not yet available.


Date: Dec 8th

Travel agent: Sällskapsresor

Pick-up: Stockholm City terminalen

For reservations, contact: +46-8-5646 2080


Västerås – Hallstahammar – Surahammar – Ramnäs – Skinnskatteberg

Date: Dec 8th

Pick-up: See web

Travel agent: Ramnäs Buss & Resetjänst

For reservations, contact: +46-21-12 30 10