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There are 7 ways to get from Bodø to Kirkenes by plane, bus, ferry or car

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Fly to Vadso  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Bodo (BOO) to Vadso (VDS) BOO - VDS

$117 - $419

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Fly to Kirkenes  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Bodo (BOO) to Kirkenes (KKN) BOO - KKN

$130 - $562

Fly to Vardo, bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Fly from Bodo (BOO) to Vardo (VAW) BOO - VAW
  2. Take the bus from Svartnes to Kirkenes skole

$143 - $444

Bus  •  29h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Nordlandssykehuset to Narvik bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Sandvikeidet E8 100
  3. Take the bus from Sandvikeidet E8 to Alta sentrum 150
  4. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Skaidi 61 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Skaidi to AMFI Kirkenes 66

$370 - $442

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Hammerfest Hurtigrutekai Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes
  2. Take the bus from Hammerfest bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes 66

$418 - $541

Ferry  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes

$480 - $650

Drive  •  17h 35m

  1. Drive from Bodø to Kirkenes 776.7 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes is to fly which costs kr 950 - kr 3500 and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes is to fly which costs kr 1000 - kr 4700 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bodø to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Nordlandssykehuset and arriving at AMFI Kirkenes via Narvik bussterminal, Sandvikeidet E8, Alta sentrum and Skaidi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Bodø Hurtigrutekai and arriving at Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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The distance between Bodø and Kirkenes is 691 km. The road distance is 1242.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes without a car is to bus which takes 29h 51m and costs kr 3000 - kr 3700.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Bodø to Kirkenes, including transfers.

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Bodø to Kirkenes bus services, operated by Nordland fylkeskommune, depart from Nordlandssykehuset station.

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The best way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes is to fly which takes 6h 56m and costs kr 950 - kr 3500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 3000 - kr 3700 and takes 29h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Bodo Airport to Vadso Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 2m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Bodø to Kirkenes.
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  • Distance: 431.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Bodø, Norway and Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway?

Widerøe and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Bodø to Kirkenes 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bodø to Kirkenes via Narvik bussterminal, Sandvikeidet E8, Alta sentrum, and Skaidi in around 29h 51m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Stokmarknes, Tromso
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Tromso
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Oslo, Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Tromso, Alta
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Tromso
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Stokmarknes, Tromso, Vadso
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Tromso, Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Tromso, Vadso
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Tromso, Alta, Vadso
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Bus operators
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Svartnes to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $60
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta sentrum to Skaidi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Skaidi to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Hammerfest bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$105 - $120
Website
Snelandia
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Nordlandssykehuset to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Sandvikeidet E8
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Sandvikeidet E8 to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Ferry operators
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Hammerfest Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
38h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$310 - $430
Website
Hurtigruten
Ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
2 days 18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$480 - $650
Website
Hurtigruten

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Bodø to Kirkenes bus services, operated by Snelandia, arrive at AMFI Kirkenes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bodø to Kirkenes is 1243 km. It takes approximately 17h 35m to drive from Bodø to Kirkenes.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe offer flights from Bodo Airport to Vadso Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Kirkenes. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bodø to Bodo Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 8m and costs kr 27 - kr 40.

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