There are 5 ways to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Ivalo, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Ivalo (IVL) HEL - IVL
  2. Take the bus from Ivalo Airport to Kirkenes

$476 - $879

Cheapest option

Fly to Kirkenes  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kirkenes (KKN) HEL - KKN

$106 - $609

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
  3. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$569 - $652

Train, bus via Oulu  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Oulu 47 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli 912 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$572 - $663

Drive  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Kirkenes 843.9 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes is to fly which costs 90€ - 550€ and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes is to fly and bus which costs 410€ - 800€ and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Kirkenes is 1089 km. The road distance is 1350.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes.
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  • Distance: 680.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines fly from Helsinki to Kirkenes hourly.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Kirkenes via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Ivalo Airport to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$410 - $440
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$460 - $490
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
koskilinjat.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
$421
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Snelandia

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