Travel from Helsinki to Saariselkä

Bus or fly from Helsinki to Saariselkä?

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Helsinki to Saariselkä 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Saariselkä via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema in around 17 h 33 min.

How to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä

ModeDurationPrice
From Helsinki train to Helsinki airport, fly to Ivalo airport, then bus to Saariselkä.4 h 19 min$198
From Helsinki train to Helsinki airport, fly to Rovaniemi airport, then night bus to Saariselkä.7 h 8 min$168
From Helsinki train to Oulu/Uleaborg, train to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha, then night bus to Suopunkitie.13 h 10 min$156
From Helsinki train to Oulu/Uleaborg, train to Rovaniemi, walk to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, bus to Sodankylä linja-autoasema, then bus to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli.13 h 59 min$161
From Hki linja-autoasema bus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema then bus to Suopunkitie.17 h 33 min$203
From Hki linja-autoasema bus to Ruka Kumpare, bus to Kemijärven linja-autoasema, bus to Sodankylä linja-autoasema, then bus to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli.19 h 23 min
From Helsinki drive to Saariselkä.13 h 1 min$186

How long does it take to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä?

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Helsinki to Saariselkä, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Helsinki and Saariselkä?

No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Saariselkä. However, there are services departing from Hki linja-autoasema and arriving at Suopunkitie via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 33 min.

Operators from Helsinki to Saariselkä

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Finnish Railways (VR)Finnish Railways (VR)
FinnairFinnair
Norwegian Air InternationalNorwegian Air International
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy+358 295 34 3000J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Koskilinjat Oy+358 8 5550500Koskilinjat Oy
Onni BusOnni Bus
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki+358 (0)8 868 1222Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Mollarin Linjat+358 (0)16-821 164Mollarin Linjat
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    Helsinki to Saariselkä:

    1. Trip:
      1 Fly to Ivalo
      • One-Way approx: USD $74 - $451
      • Duration: 4 h 19 min
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      2 Fly to Rovaniemi, night bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $92 - $315
      • Duration: 7 h 8 min
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      3 Train, night bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $124 - $185
      • Duration: 13 h 10 min
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      • Duration: 13 h 59 min
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      5 Bus Koskilinjat Oy
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      • Duration: 17 h 33 min
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