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There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to North Cape by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Ivalo, bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Ivalo (IVL) HEL - IVL
  2. Take the bus from Hotell Inari to Nordkapp/North Cape

$178 - $569

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Fly to Honningsvag  •  19h 36m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Honningsvag (HVG) HEL - HVG

$113 - $571

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Fly to Alta, bus  •  14h 26m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Alta (ALF) HEL - ALF
  2. Take the bus from Alta lufthavn to Nordkapp/North Cape

$176 - $227

Train, bus  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Nordkapp/North Cape 912

$224 - $278

Train, bus via Oulu asema  •  21h 52m

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
  2. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Nordkapp/North Cape 912

$228 - $289

Ski Bus, bus  •  25h 25m

  1. Take the Ski Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi F4
  2. Take the bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi F4
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Nordkapp/North Cape 912

$176 - $209

Bus  •  29h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Liminka th L F8
  2. Take the bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Nordkapp/North Cape 912

Drive  •  19h 11m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to North Cape 948.4 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to North Cape is to Ski Bus and bus which costs 150€ - 190€ and takes 25h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to North Cape is to fly and bus which costs 150€ - 500€ and takes 11h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to North Cape. However, there are services departing from Helsinki - Kamppi and arriving at Nordkapp/North Cape via Kemi and Rovaniemi bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 25m.

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The distance between Helsinki and North Cape is 1224 km. The road distance is 1517.5 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to North Cape without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 32m and costs 190€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 11h 27m to get from Helsinki to North Cape, including transfers.

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Helsinki to North Cape bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Helsinki - Kamppi station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to North Cape is to fly which takes 19h 36m and costs 95€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can Ski Bus and bus, which costs 150€ - 190€ and takes 25h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Ivalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Helsinki to North Cape bus services, operated by Snelandia, arrive at Nordkapp/North Cape station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to North Cape.
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  • Distance: 764.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 27m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and North Cape, Norway?

Scandinavian Airlines, Widerøe and three other airlines fly from Helsinki to North Cape every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to North Cape via Kemi, Rovaniemi bussterminal, and Nordkapp/North Cape in around 25h 25m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Alta via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Helsinki to Alta via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Helsinki to Alta via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Helsinki to Alta via Copenhagen, Tromso
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Helsinki to Honningsvag via Stockholm, Tromso, Hammerfest
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Honningsvag via Oslo, Tromso, Hammerfest
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Hotell Inari to Nordkapp/North Cape
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta lufthavn to Nordkapp/North Cape
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$53 - $58
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Nordkapp/North Cape
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
Snelandia
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Liminka th L
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 16 364300
Website
kutilan.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to North Cape is 1518 km. It takes approximately 19h 11m to drive from Helsinki to North Cape.

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

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There are 18+ hotels available in North Cape. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 2€ - 9€.

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