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There are 7 ways to get from Dresden to Lapland by train, plane, taxi, bus or car

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Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Kittila

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Kittila (KTT)

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Bus to Prague, fly to Rovaniemi

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rovaniemi (RVN)

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Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Rovaniemi

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rovaniemi (RVN)

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Lulea, taxi

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Lulea (LLA)
  3. Take the taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda busstation

Bus to Prague, fly to Kittila

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Kittila (KTT)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden to Rīga
  2. Take the bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
  3. Take the bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki-Vantaa lentoasema T2
  4. Take the bus from Helsinki Airport to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

Drive

  1. Drive from Dresden to Rovaniemi
Germany → Finland
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International entry into Finland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Finland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • COVID-19 test 3 days after arrival
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test 3 days after arrival
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Rules to follow in Finland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Finland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lapland is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lapland is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Finland.

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Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Lapland is to train and fly which costs €180 - €450 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Lapland is to train and fly which costs €240 - €750 and takes 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden to Lapland. However, there are services departing from Dresden and arriving at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema via Riga Central Bus Station, St.Peterburg Coach Station and Helsinki Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between Dresden and Lapland is 1983 km. The road distance is 2752.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Lapland without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9h and costs €200 - €320.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Dresden to Lapland, including transfers.

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Dresden to Lapland bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Dresden station.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kittila Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Lapland bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema station.

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Lapland is 1h ahead of Dresden. It is currently 7:09 AM in Dresden and 8:09 AM in Lapland.

Map of how to get from Dresden to Lapland.
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  • Distance: 1983.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Lapland, Finland?

You can take a bus from Dresden Hbf to Rovaniemi via Riga Central Bus Station, St.Peterburg Coach Station, Helsinki-Vantaa lentoasema T2, and Helsinki Airport in around 2 days 9h.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kittila via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kittila via Helsinki, Ivalo
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€230 - €800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €850
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rovaniemi via Oslo, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Prague to Kittila via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€230 - €800
Flights from Prague to Kittila via Helsinki, Ivalo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€240 - €850
Flights from Prague to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lulea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lulea via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lulea via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lulea via Stockholm, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rovaniemi via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €1100
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rovaniemi via Oslo, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Prague to Rovaniemi via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kittila via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Prague to Kittila via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kittila via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €1200
Flights from Prague to Kittila via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kittila via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lulea via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Train operators
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 Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Website
Comati PSG
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Dresden to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP
Lux Express
Phone
+372 6800 909
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Riga Central Bus Station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Lux Express
Bus from St.Peterburg Coach Station to Helsinki-Vantaa lentoasema T2
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Lux Express
3 Park
Phone
+7-812-496-19-58
Email
3park@3park.ru
Website
akp.su
Bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Helsinki Airport
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€17
Schedules at
akp.su
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Helsinki Airport to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Other operators
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
€17 - €24

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Lapland is 2753 km. It takes approximately 27h 51m to drive from Dresden to Lapland.

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easyJet, Swiss, Air Baltic and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kittila Airport.

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