There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Kemijärvi by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Rovaniemi, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Kemijärven linja-autoasema

$68 - $276

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Fly to Kuusamo, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuusamo (KAO) HEL - KAO
  2. Take the bus from Kitkantie, Katekeetantie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema

Train, night train  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 273 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Rovaniemi to Kemijärvi 265 / ...

$84 - $124

Night train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Kemijärvi 265 / ...

$80 - $120

Drive  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kemijärvi 569.4 miles

$120 - $190

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Kemijärvi. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 56 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kemijärvi is 738 km. The road distance is 911.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Kemijärvi without a car is to train and night train which takes 14 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Helsinki to Kemijärvi, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Kemijärvi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Helsinki station.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Rovaniemi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Helsinki to Kemijärvi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Kemijärvi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Kemijärvi is 911 km. It takes approximately 11 h 1 min to drive from Helsinki to Kemijärvi.

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Norwegian Air International and Finnair offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Rovaniemi Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kemijärvi.
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  • Distance: 461.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Kemijärvi, Finland?

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Kemijärvi. However, you can take the bus to Helsinki-Vantaa, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Rovaniemi, take the walk to Rovaniemen lentoasema, then take the bus to Kemijärvi. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Helsinki-Vantaa, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Kuusamo, take the taxi to Kitkantie, Katekeetantie, then take the bus to Kemijärvi.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Rovaniemi to Kemijärvi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Helsinki to Kemijärvi
Ave. Duration
13 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Mollarin Linjat
Phone
+358 (0)16-821 164
Email
info@mollarinlinjat.fi
Website
mollarinlinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
Mollarin Linjat
Jbus Oy
Phone
+358 40 0291582
Website
jbus.fi
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Jbus Oy
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Phone
+358 (0)8 868 1222
Email
saapunki@rukataksi.fi
Website
rukataksi.fi
Bus from Kitkantie, Katekeetantie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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