Sweden Sweden

Worth knowing

The Tjustleden runs for a length of 158 kilometers through Sweden.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 8 days to walk the Tjustleden.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in unmanaged huts.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Tjustleden

158 km
Elevation gain
2.050 m
Elevation loss
2.000 m
Highest Point
Möckelkullen / 120 m
Lowest Point
Mörtfors / 15 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
158 km
2.050 m
2.000 m
120 m
15 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Tjustleden
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in unmanaged huts
Solitude on the Tjustleden
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Tjustleden is:


Arrival to the Tjustleden

You will arrive via Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 7 hours.

Departure from the Tjustleden

Departure is via Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 3 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Tjustleden

What else you should know about the Tjustleden

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