There are 9 ways to get from Bodø to Kirkenes by plane, bus, ferry or car

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

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Fly to Vadso, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bodo (BOO) to Vadso (VDS) BOO - VDS
  2. Take the bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole

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Fly to Kirkenes  •  5 h 55 min

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

$103 - $504

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Fly to Vardo, bus  •  10 h 34 min

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

Fly to Alta, bus  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bodo (BOO) to Alta (ALF) BOO - ALF
  2. Take the bus from Alta lufthavn to AMFI Kirkenes

Fly to Lakselv, bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Bodo (BOO) to Lakselv (LKL) BOO - LKL
  2. Take the bus from Lakselv lufthavn Banak to Karasjok bussterminal
  3. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes

Bus  •  26 h 42 min

  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 Thon Hotel Kirkenes 60

Ferry, bus  •  28 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Svolvær hurtigbåtkai
  2. Take the bus from Svolvær sentrum to Tjeldsund Kro
  3. Take the ferry from Harstad hurtigbåtkai to Tromsø Prostneset hurtigbåtkai 2
  4. Take the bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Alta sentrum 150
  5. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to AMFI Kirkenes 60

Ferry  •  2 days 18 h

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

$490 - $700

Drive  •  17 h 35 min

  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 drive which costs kr 1600 - kr 2500 and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bodø to Kirkenes is to fly which costs kr 800 - kr 4200 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bodø to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Nordlandssykehuset and arriving at Thon Hotel Kirkenes via Narvik bussterminal, Sandvikeidet E8 and Alta sentrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 42 min.

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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 18 h.

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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 26 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min 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 5 h 55 min and costs kr 800 - kr 4200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bodo Airport to Vadso Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 2 min 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: 8 h 40 min

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

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe fly from Bodø to Kirkenes 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bodø to Kirkenes via Narvik bussterminal, Sandvikeidet E8, and Alta sentrum in around 26 h 42 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Stokmarknes, Tromso
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Tromso
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Tromso, Alta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Bodo to Vadso via Oslo, Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Tromso
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Stokmarknes, Tromso, Vadso
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Tromso, Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Oslo, Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Tromso, Vadso
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Vardo via Tromso, Alta, Vadso
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Bodo to Alta via Tromso
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Lakselv via Tromso
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Bodo to Alta via Tromso
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Bodo to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bodo to Alta via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Bus operators
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Svartnes to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta lufthavn to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Lakselv lufthavn Banak to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta sentrum to Thon Hotel Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta sentrum to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Nordlandssykehuset to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Svolvær sentrum to Tjeldsund Kro
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Sandvikeidet E8
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Sandvikeidet E8 to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Ferry operators
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Ferry from Bodø sentrumsterminalen kai to Svolvær hurtigbåtkai
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Ferry from Harstad hurtigbåtkai to Tromsø Prostneset hurtigbåtkai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
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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