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There are 3 ways to get from Ivalo to Karesuando by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Kautokeino
  3. Drive from Kautokeino to Karesuando

Drive

  1. Drive from Ivalo to Karesuando

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Ivalo (IVL) to Kittila (KTT)
  2. Take the bus from Kittila Airport to Muonio Matkahuolto SEO
  3. Take the bus from Muonion Matkahuolto to Syväjärventien th L
Finland → Sweden
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International entry into Sweden from Finland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Sweden, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, El Salvador, Georgia, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Sweden with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Finland

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Finland
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Sweden

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Rules to follow in Sweden

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Considerations leaving from Finland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sweden from Finland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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 Karesuando is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karesuando is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Karesuando is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Finland from Sweden.

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Last updated: 21 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Ivalo to Karesuando is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ivalo to Karesuando is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 5h 25m.

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The distance between Ivalo and Karesuando is 207 km. The road distance is 413 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Ivalo to Karesuando, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Karesuando is 1h behind Ivalo. It is currently 3:16 AM in Ivalo and 2:16 AM in Karesuando.

Yes, the driving distance between Ivalo to Karesuando is 413 km. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Ivalo to Karesuando.

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Finnair offers flights from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport.

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The best way to get from Ivalo to Ivalo Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs €24 - €30.

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Map of how to get from Ivalo to Karesuando.
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  • Distance: 207.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Ivalo, Finland and Karesuando, Sweden?

There is no direct connection from Ivalo to Karesuando. However, you can take the bus to Karasjok bussterminal, take the bus to Kautokeino, then take the drive to Karesuando. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Karesuando.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ivalo to Kittila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2400 kr
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Kautokeino
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
260 kr - 290 kr
Website
Snelandia
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Muonion Matkahuolto to Syväjärventien th L
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Koskilinjat Oy

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