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There are 5 ways to get from Alta to Apatity by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Ivalo

  1. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Ivalo
  3. Take the bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
  4. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Alta Helsesenter to Skaidi
  2. Take the bus from Skaidi to AMFI Kirkenes
  3. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
  4. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Drive

  1. Drive from Alta to Apatity

Fly to Vadso, bus, train

  1. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Vadso (VDS)
  2. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
  3. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Fly to Kirkenes, bus, train

  1. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Kirkenes (KKN)
  2. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
  3. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alta to Apatity is to bus and train via Ivalo which costs kr 950 - kr 1200 and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Alta to Apatity is to drive which costs kr 1700 - kr 2500 and takes 11h 59m.

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The distance between Alta and Apatity is 487 km. The road distance is 824.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alta to Apatity without a car is to bus and train via Ivalo which takes 16h 30m and costs kr 950 - kr 1200.

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It takes approximately 16h 30m to get from Alta to Apatity, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Alta Airport to Vadso Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Apatity is 1h ahead of Alta. It is currently 2:10 PM in Alta and 3:10 PM in Apatity.

Yes, the driving distance between Alta to Apatity is 824 km. It takes approximately 11h 59m to drive from Alta to Apatity.

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Widerøe offers flights from Alta Airport to Vadso Airport.

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The best way to get from Alta to Alta Airport is to line 61 bus which takes 19 min and costs kr 41 - kr 45.

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Map of how to get from Alta to Apatity.
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  • Distance: 486.8 km
  • Duration: 16h 30m

What companies run services between Alta, Norway and Apatity, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Alta to Apatity. However, you can take the bus to Karasjok bussterminal, take the bus to Ivalo, take the walk to Ivalo, take the bus to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori, take the walk to Murmansk, then take the train to Apatity 1. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Alta to Apatity via Skaidi, AMFI Kirkenes, Kirkenes, Murmansk, and Murmansk in around 20h 21m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Alta to Vadso
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 3700 - RUB 16000
Flights from Alta to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RUB 3100 - RUB 11000
Flights from Alta to Kirkenes via Vadso
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RUB 3100 - RUB 11000
Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
eng.rzd.ru
Train from Murmansk to Apatity 1
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Website
https://eng.rzd.ru/en/9446
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 900 - RUB 1300
Bus operators
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Alta sentrum to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 2400 - RUB 2600
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta Helsesenter to Skaidi
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 1150 - RUB 1300
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Skaidi to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 5100 - RUB 5500
Website
Snelandia
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1200 - RUB 1800
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Murmansk Avtotrans
Website
murmanskautotrans.ru
Bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 1600
Schedules at
murmanskautotrans.ru
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
bookingkirkenes.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 2251
Schedules at
bookingkirkenes.no

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