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There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Kebnekaise by plane, car ferry, bus, night train or train

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 Helsinki to Kiruna, travel  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kiruna (KRN) HEL - KRN
  2. Travel from Kiruna to Kebnekaise

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Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Kiruna, travel  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Kiruna (KRN) TLL - KRN
  3. Travel from Kiruna to Kebnekaise

Fly Helsinki to Evenes, bus, travel  •  10h 39m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Evenes (EVE) HEL - EVE
  2. Take the bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Bromsgård
  3. Travel from Bromsgård to Kebnekaise

Bus, travel via Kemi  •  20h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Kemi C4
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda busstation to Kiruna busstation 53
  3. Travel from Rautas E10 to Kebnekaise

Bus, travel  •  28h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Nordkjosbotn
  2. Take the bus from Nordkjosbotn to Narvik bussterminal 100
  3. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Abisko Östra E10 6
  4. Travel from Abisko Östra E10 to Kebnekaise

Night train, bus, train, travel  •  22h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Kemi 265 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda busstation to Luleå busstation 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Centralstation to Abisko Östra station 96
  4. Travel from Abisko Östra station to Kebnekaise
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Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed from Finland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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 Kebnekaise is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kebnekaise is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kebnekaise is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

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

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Last updated: 11 Oct 2021
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The distance between Helsinki and Kebnekaise is 914 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Kebnekaise without a car is to bus and travel via Kemi which takes 20h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Helsinki to Kebnekaise, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Helsinki Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Kiruna Airport.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €2 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kebnekaise.
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  • Distance: 913.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Kebnekaise, Sweden?

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Kebnekaise. However, you can take the train to Lentoasema, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Kiruna, then take the travel to Kebnekaise. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Tallinn, take the walk to Reisisadama D-terminal, take the line 2 bus to Lennujaam, take the walk to Tallinn airport, fly to Kiruna, then take the travel to Kebnekaise.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Tallinn to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Tallinn to Kiruna via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 7000 kr
Flights from Helsinki to Evenes via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 4200 kr
Flights from Helsinki to Evenes via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3800 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Evenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 2000 kr
Flights from Helsinki to Evenes via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2100 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
600 kr - 5000 kr
Flights from Tallinn to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
600 kr - 5000 kr
Train operators
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Abisko Östra station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Bus operators
Nordland fylkeskommune
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
reisnordland.no
Bus from Harstad/Narvik lufthavn to Bromsgård
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Haparanda busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
420 kr - 600 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
420 kr - 600 kr
Bus from Haparanda busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
180 kr - 260 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
180 kr - 260 kr
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi to Nordkjosbotn
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1500 kr - 2200 kr
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Nordkjosbotn to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
190 kr - 240 kr
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Nordkjosbotn to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1446 kr
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Abisko Östra E10
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Phone
0771-100 110
Website
tabussen.nu
Bus from Haparanda busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
210 kr - 900 kr
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
240 kr - 750 kr
Inside cabin
550 kr - 750 kr
Outside cabin
650 kr - 900 kr
Deluxe/Suite
500 kr - 750 kr
Passenger
210 kr - 250 kr

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