There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Lapland by plane, train, bus 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 Rovaniemi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN

$54 - $267

Cheapest option

Fly to Oulu, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Oulu (OUL) HEL - OUL
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi

$48 - $158

6 alternative options

Fly to Ivalo  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Ivalo (IVL) HEL - IVL

$102 - $475

Fly to Kemi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kemi (KEM) HEL - KEM

$78 - $433

Fly to Kittila  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kittila (KTT) HEL - KTT

$69 - $466

Fly to Kuusamo, bus  •  6 h 40 min

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

Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...

$75 - $110

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 515.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Lapland is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Lapland is to fly which costs 85€ - 410€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Lapland is 846 km. The road distance is 825.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Helsinki to Lapland, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Rovaniemi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 5 times a day. Alternatively, Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi via Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila via Ivalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
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
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Kemi
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Phone
+358 (0)8 868 1222
Email
saapunki@rukataksi.fi
Website
rukataksi.fi
Bus from Kuusamo linja-autoasema to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki

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