Travel from Helsinki to Kirkenes

Bus or fly from Helsinki to Kirkenes?

Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair and three other airlines fly from Helsinki to Kirkenes every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Kirkenes via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Saariselkä in around 21 h 42 min.

How to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes

ModeDurationPrice
From Helsinki train to Helsinki airport, fly to Ivalo airport, then bus to Kirkenes.7 h 12 min523€
From Helsinki train to Helsinki airport, fly to Kirkenes airport, then line 111 bus to Kirkenes.8 h 22 min221€
From Helsinki train to Oulu/Uleaborg, train to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha, night bus to Kakslauttanen, then bus to Kirkenes.17 h 33 min554€
From Hki linja-autoasema bus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, bus to Saariselkä, then bus to Kirkenes.21 h 42 min576€
From Hki linja-autoasema bus to Pello SEO, bus to Rovaniemen lentoasema, bus to Saariselkä, then bus to Kirkenes.23 h 37 min511€
From Helsinki drive to Kirkenes.16 h 51 min220€

How long does it take to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes?

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Helsinki to Kirkenes, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Helsinki and Kirkenes?

No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Kirkenes via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Saariselkä. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 42 min.

Operators from Helsinki to Kirkenes

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Finnish Railways (VR)Finnish Railways (VR)
FinnairFinnair
Norwegian Air InternationalNorwegian Air International
VisitInari.fiVisitInari.fi
Scandinavian AirlinesScandinavian Airlines
Norwegian Air ShuttleNorwegian Air Shuttle
WiderøeWiderøe
Boreal Buss AS05 798Boreal Buss AS
Koskilinjat Oy+358 8 5550500Koskilinjat Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy+358 295 34 3000J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Onni BusOnni Bus
Airport Express Rovaniemi Oy+358 16 362222Airport Express Rovaniemi Oy