There are 7 ways to get from Helsinki to Lapland by plane, train or car

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Fly to Rovaniemi  •  3 h 16 min

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

$55 - $266

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Fly to Oulu, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$49 - $157

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Fly to Kemi  •  4 h 15 min

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

$79 - $431

Fly to Ivalo  •  3 h 57 min

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

$102 - $473

Fly to Kittila  •  4 h 13 min

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

$70 - $465

Train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 273 / ...

$70 - $110

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 515.7 miles

$110 - $170

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Rovaniemi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 52 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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The best way to get from Helsinki to Lapland without a car is to train which takes 11 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Helsinki to Lapland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Lapland is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 52 min.

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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 Lapland train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Rovaniemi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Lapland is 825 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Helsinki to Lapland.

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

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Lapland.
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  • Distance: 528.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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 once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 52 min.

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 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 Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila via Ivalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi

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There are two+ hotels available in Lapland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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