There are 6 ways to get from Helsinki to Ruka by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Kuusamo  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kuusamo (KAO) HEL - KAO

$108 - $318

5 alternative options

Fly to Rovaniemi, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN
  2. Take the bus from Lentotie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Nousujohde E

Train, bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Kuusamo linja-autoasema Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Kuusamo linja-autoasema

Train, bus via Oulu  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Oulu 47 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 711 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Kuusamo linja-autoasema

Night train, bus  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Helsinki to Kemijärvi 265
  2. Take the bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Ruka koulu Kemijärven linja-autoasema - Kuusamo lentoasema

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Ruka 517.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Ruka is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Ruka is to fly which costs 90€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Ruka is 699 km. The road distance is 828.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Helsinki to Ruka, including transfers.

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

Finnair flies from Helsinki to Ruka once daily.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Kuusamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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
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 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Night train from Helsinki to Kemijärvi
Ave. Duration
14 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Jbus Oy
Phone
+358 40 0291582
Website
jbus.fi
Bus from Lentotie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Jbus Oy
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Phone
+358 (0)8 868 1222
Email
saapunki@rukataksi.fi
Website
rukataksi.fi
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Nousujohde E
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Ruka koulu
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Koillismaan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 40 7569095
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Kuusamo linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi

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