There are 5 ways to get from Bodø to Kirkenes by plane, bus, car or ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly to Kirkenes  •  5 h 50 min

  1. BOO - KKN

$108 - $510

4 alternative options

Fly to Vadso, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. BOO - VDS

$163 - $538

Bus, drive  •  24 h 34 min

  1. 91
  2. 53

$739 - $868

Ferry  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes

$490 - $700

Drive  •  17 h 35 min

  1. 776.7 miles

$200 - $300

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

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe fly from Bodø to Kirkenes every 4 hours.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Andenes, Tromso
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Stokmarknes, Tromso
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Tromso
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Tromso
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Bus operators
Boreal Buss AS
Phone
05 798
Email
post@boreal.no
Website
boreal.no
Bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $44
Schedules at
boreal.no
177 Nordland
Website
177nordland.no
Bus from Nordlandssykehuset to Narvik rutebilstasjon
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
177nordland.no
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Narvik busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Pello Pellohallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$470 - $500
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$438
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Ferry operators
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Bodø Hurtigrutekai to Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$490 - $700
Schedules at
hurtigruten.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bodø and Kirkenes is 691 km. The road distance is 1243 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes is to drive which costs kr 1600 - kr 2500 and takes 17 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs kr 850 - kr 4200.

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 18 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Bodø to Kirkenes, including transfers.