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There are 2 ways to get from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy by bus or car

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Line 111 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Hesseng to AMFI Kirkenes
  2. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Sputnik


  1. Drive from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy
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Conditions of entry into Russia from Norway

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zapolyarnyy is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zapolyarnyy is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zapolyarnyy is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

No, returning to Norway from Russia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 11 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy is to drive which costs kr 95 - kr 150 and takes 57 min.

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The fastest way to get from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy is to drive which takes 57 min and costs kr 95 - kr 150.

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The distance between Hesseng and Zapolyarnyy is 44 km. The road distance is 61.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy without a car is to line 111 bus and bus which takes 2h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy, including transfers.

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Zapolyarnyy is 1h ahead of Hesseng. It is currently 4:59 PM in Hesseng and 5:59 PM in Zapolyarnyy.

Yes, the driving distance between Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy is 62 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy.

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  • Distance: 44.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Hesseng, Norway and Zapolyarnyy, Murmansk Oblast, Russia?

You can take a bus from Hesseng to Zapolyarnyy via AMFI Kirkenes, Kirkenes, and Sputnik in around 2h 33m.

Bus operators
Bus from Hesseng to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
RUB 360 - RUB 390
Pasvikturist AS
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Bus from Kirkenes to Sputnik
Ave. Duration
53 min
Once daily
Schedules at

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