Car Rental and Umeå Airport
If you're flying into Umeå Airport (UME), rent a car and get to Umeå or nearby regions quickly, and on your schedule. First do a price comparison on the Sixt website and select the car rental that works for you. If a compact, affordable city car with good fuel economy is what you're looking for, you can find a cheap car at Sixt. Or if you're a family and want a roomy SUV or minivan, you've come to the right place. The car rental branch offers 24 hour pick-up and return, letting you rent a car when it's best for you and your travel plans.
About Umeå Airport
The Umeå Airport (UME) is close to the city, only a 10 minute drive away. The Sixt branch is located in the arrivals hall of the airport, allowing you to rent a car and head to your destination immediately after landing. Many interesting sites are easily accessible if you rent a car with Sixt at Umeå Airport.
Places to visit in Umeå with your rental car
There are a wealth of opportunities for outdoor adventure and wildlife spotting in Umeå and the surrounding regions. One activity unique to the Umeå region is a visit to The Elk House, where you can walk right up to tame elks as well as learn more about them in the museum. The Elk House is located in Bjurholm, approximately an hour drive away. Another option is to explore the island of Norrbyskär, where a sawmill was in operation in the 19th century. Today there is a museum explaining the beautiful island's history and culture, as well as an art gallery, restaurants, and shops. To take the ferry to the island, drive to the Norrbyn terminal, 25 miles south of Umea. Umeå also has options for evening entertainment, from dancing at Västerbottens museum or a traditional Swedish dinner at TC Theatre café Bar & Restaurant.