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There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly to Ivalo  •  4 h 29 min

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

$70 - $450

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Ski Bus, bus  •  17 h 23 min

  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 linja-autoasema to Suopunkitie

$61 - $99

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Fly to Rovaniemi, night bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN
  2. Take the night bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli

$83 - $314

Train, bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä Holiday Club Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha - Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne / ...

$114 - $168

Train, night bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
  2. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
  3. Take the night bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Suopunkitie

$113 - $174

Train, bus via Oulu asema  •  13 h 40 min

  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 Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, 4-tie

$113 - $174

Bus  •  21 h 20 min

  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 linja-autoasema to Saariselkä Holiday Club

Drive  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Saariselkä 676.6 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä is to Ski Bus and bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä is to fly which costs 60€ - 400€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Saariselkä. However, there are services departing from Helsinki - Kamppi and arriving at Suopunkitie via Kemi and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 23 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Saariselkä is 925 km. The road distance is 1082.6 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 14 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 60€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can Ski Bus and bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 23 min.

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

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Helsinki to Saariselkä bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Suopunkitie station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä.
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  • Distance: 578.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Helsinki to Saariselkä 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Saariselkä via Kemi and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema in around 17 h 23 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Helsinki asema to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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koivistonauto.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Suopunkitie
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä Holiday Club
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, 4-tie
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Suopunkitie
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä Holiday Club
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä Holiday Club
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Saariselkä, 4-tie
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Suopunkitie
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä Holiday Club
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Helsinki - Kamppi to Liminka th L
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
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
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy

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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Saariselkä is 1083 km. It takes approximately 13 h 1 min to drive from Helsinki to Saariselkä.

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

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There are 91+ hotels available in Saariselkä. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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

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