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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lapland by plane, bus, train, night train, night bus or car

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Fly to Kittila  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kittila (KTT) AMS - KTT

€192 - €583

Cheapest option

Fly to Rovaniemi  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rovaniemi (RVN) AMS - RVN

€119 - €418

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Fly to Ivalo  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Ivalo (IVL) AMS - IVL

€236 - €693

Fly to Lulea, bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lulea (LLA) AMS - LLA
  2. Take the bus from Luleå Airport to Tornio

Fly to Oulu, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Oulu (OUL) AMS - OUL
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi

€143 - €457

Fly to Skelleftea, bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Skelleftea (SFT) AMS - SFT
  2. Take the bus from Skellefteå to Tornio

€158 - €528

Train, night train, bus  •  39h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
  4. Take the night train from Stockholm Centralstation to Luleå Centralstation
  5. Take the bus from Luleå Centralstation to Rovaniemi

Train, bus  •  39h 47m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Luleå Centralstation
  5. Take the bus from Luleå Centralstation to Rovaniemi

Bus  •  40h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg central bus station 075
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Stockholm
  3. Take the bus from Stockholm to Tornio
  4. Take the bus from Tornio to Rovaniemi

Train, night bus, bus  •  47h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Osnabrück to Berlin - Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Stockholm to Tornio
  5. Take the bus from Tornio to Rovaniemi

Drive  •  27h 53m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi 2712.7 km

€330 - €490

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lapland is 0295 535 535.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lapland is to fly which costs €110 - €420 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lapland is to fly which costs €110 - €420 and takes 8h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lapland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Rovaniemi via Hamburg central bus station, Stockholm and Tornio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 50m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lapland is 2064 km. The road distance is 2712.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lapland without a car is to train and night train and bus which takes 39h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 26m to get from Amsterdam to Lapland, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Lapland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lapland is to fly which takes 9h 26m and costs €190 - €600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 40h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kittila Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 50m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Lapland bus services, operated by The Arctic Route, arrive at Rovaniemi station.

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  • Distance: 2064.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 26m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lapland, Finland?

Finnair, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Kittilä 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi via Hamburg central bus station, Stockholm, and Tornio in around 40h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lulea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lulea via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lulea via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lulea via Stockholm, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lulea via Copenhagen, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Skelleftea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Skelleftea via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Skelleftea via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kittila via Helsinki, Ivalo
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kittila via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oulu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rovaniemi via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oulu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kittila via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rovaniemi via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Ivalo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €1000
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Snälltåget
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Night train from Stockholm Centralstation to Luleå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Bus operators
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå Airport to Tornio
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå Centralstation to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€54
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Tornio to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Skellefteå to Tornio
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Tapanis Buss
Bus from Stockholm to Tornio
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Tapanis Buss
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Osnabrück to Berlin - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €110
Website
Comati PSG

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Lapland is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 6:02 PM in Amsterdam and 7:02 PM in Lapland.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lapland is 2713 km. It takes approximately 27h 53m to drive from Amsterdam to Lapland.

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easyJet, Swiss, KLM and Finnair offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Kittila Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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