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There are 7 ways to get from Helsinki to Ivalo by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Ivalo (IVL) HEL - IVL

$67 - $446

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Ski Bus, bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the Ski Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi F4
  2. Take the bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi F4
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Rantatie th P 912 / ...

$66 - $104

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Train, night bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
  2. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
  3. Take the night bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH

$118 - $179

Train, bus  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Peuratien th Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha - Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne

$114 - $173

Train, bus via Oulu asema  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
  2. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
  3. Take the bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Rantatie th P

$120 - $190

Bus  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Liminka th L F8
  2. Take the bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Peuratien th

Drive  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Ivalo 695.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Ivalo is to Ski Bus and bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Ivalo is to fly which costs 55€ - 390€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Ivalo. However, there are services departing from Helsinki - Kamppi and arriving at Rantatie th P via Kemi and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Ivalo is 952 km. The road distance is 1113.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Ivalo without a car is to train and night bus which takes 14 h 8 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Helsinki to Ivalo, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Ivalo bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki - Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Ivalo is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 55€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can Ski Bus and bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 18 h.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Ivalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Helsinki to Ivalo bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Rantatie th P station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Ivalo.
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  • Distance: 595 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Ivalo, Finland?

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Helsinki to Ivalo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Ivalo via Kemi and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema in around 18 h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Peuratien th
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Rantatie th P
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Rantatie th P
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Peuratien th
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Liminka th L
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Ivalo, Rantatien th
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
Snelandia
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 16 364300
Website
kutilan.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Ivalo is 1113 km. It takes approximately 13 h 23 min to drive from Helsinki to Ivalo.

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Finnair and Norwegian Air International offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Ivalo Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Ivalo. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 2€ - 9€.

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