There are 4 ways to get from Helsinki to Sodankylä by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly to Rovaniemi, night bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN
  2. Take the night bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema

$72 - $286

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Fly to Ivalo, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Ivalo (IVL) HEL - IVL
  2. Take the bus from Ivalon lentoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema

$90 - $473

Train, bus  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi 273 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Sodankylä linja-autoasema / ...

$94 - $136

Drive  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Sodankylä 596.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The distance between Helsinki and Sodankylä is 810 km. The road distance is 954.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Sodankylä without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Helsinki to Sodankylä, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Sodankylä is 954 km. It takes approximately 11 h 28 min to drive from Helsinki to Sodankylä.

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Sodankylä. 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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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Sodankylä.
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  • Distance: 506.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Sodankylä. However, you can take the bus to Helsinki-Vantaa, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Rovaniemi, take the walk to Rovaniemen lentoasema, then take the night bus to Sodankylä. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Helsinki-Vantaa, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Ivalo, take the walk to Ivalon lentoasema, then take the bus to Sodankylä.

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 Ivalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Ivalon lentoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Mollarin Linjat
Phone
+358 (0)16-821 164
Email
info@mollarinlinjat.fi
Website
mollarinlinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
Mollarin Linjat

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