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There are 6 ways to get from Ankara to Ruka by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Ankara to Kuusamo  •  13h 59m

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Kuusamo (KAO) ESB - KAO

$218 - $710

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Bus, Ski Bus via Istanbul  •  3 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  4. Take the bus from Kyiv to Saint Petersburg a/v
  5. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kuopio
  6. Take the Ski Bus from Kuopio to Ruka Kumpare F5

$176 - $321

4 alternative options

Train, bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Kuusamo  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Gebze
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kuusamo (KAO) IST - KAO

$258 - $975

Fly Ankara to Rovaniemi, bus  •  16h 45m

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Rovaniemi (RVN) ESB - RVN
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Nousujohde E

Bus, Ski Bus  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Istanbul
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Bariam to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  4. Take the bus from Kyiv to Saint Petersburg a/v
  5. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kuopio
  6. Take the Ski Bus from Kuopio to Ruka Kumpare F5

$180 - $309

Drive  •  2 days 5h

  1. Drive from Ankara to Ruka 2922.1 miles

$650 - $1,000

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Ruka is to bus and Ski Bus which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 3 days 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Ruka is to fly which costs 1.200 ₺ - 4.100 ₺ and takes 13h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ankara to Ruka. However, there are services departing from Ankara and arriving at Ruka Kumpare via Istanbul Bariam, Varna, Kyiv, Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 and Kuopio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 11h.

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The distance between Ankara and Ruka is 2928 km. The road distance is 4675.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ruka without a car is to bus and Ski Bus which takes 3 days 11h and costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺.

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It takes approximately 13h 59m to get from Ankara to Ruka, including transfers.

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Ankara to Ruka bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from Ankara station.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ruka is to fly which takes 13h 59m and costs 1.200 ₺ - 4.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus and Ski Bus, which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 3 days 11h.

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There is no direct flight from Ankara Airport to Kuusamo Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 20m and has two stopovers.

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Ankara to Ruka bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Ruka Kumpare station.

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Ruka.
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  • Distance: 1830.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 59m

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Ruka, Finland?

SunExpress, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Ankara to Ruka 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ankara to Ruka via Istanbul Bariam, Varna, Kyiv, Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, and Kuopio in around 3 days 11h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Stockholm, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Copenhagen, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Istanbul Ataturk, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Vienna, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Boryspil, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuusamo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuusamo via Vienna, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuusamo via Riga, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Stockholm, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Copenhagen, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Zurich, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Vienna, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Antalya, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Brussels, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Stuttgart, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Dusseldorf, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Boryspil, Minsk, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Boryspil, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Istanbul Ataturk, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Ankara to Rovaniemi via Munich, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $4,500
Flights from Ankara to Kuusamo via Stuttgart, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $4,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuusamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,300
Helvetic Airways
Website
helvetic.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kuusamo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Varna
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Mollarin Linjat
Phone
+358 (0)16-821 164
Email
info@mollarinlinjat.fi
Website
mollarinlinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
Mollarin Linjat
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Phone
+358 (0)8 868 1222
Email
saapunki@rukataksi.fi
Website
rukataksi.fi
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Nousujohde E
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Varna
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Varna to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Kyiv to Saint Petersburg a/v
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to St.Peterburg
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kuopio
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Kuopio to Ruka Kumpare
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Ruka is 1h behind Ankara. It is currently 8:49 PM in Ankara and 7:49 PM in Ruka.

Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Ruka is 4675 km. It takes approximately 2 days 5h to drive from Ankara to Ruka.

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SunExpress, Pegasus Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Kuusamo Airport.

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There are 563+ hotels available in Ruka. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1h 14m and costs 11 ₺.

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