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There are 3 ways to get from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village by bus or car

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Bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Rantatien th to Napapiiri Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema / ...

$40 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus via Sodankylä linja-autoasema  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Hotelli Ivalo E to Sodankylä linja-autoasema Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Napapiiri Sodankylä linja-autoasema - Lapin keskussairaala piha / ...

$45 - $63

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village 175.2 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rantatien th and arriving at Napapiiri. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Ivalo and Santa Claus Village is 246 km. The road distance is 280.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village without a car is to bus which takes 3h 57m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The bus from Rantatien th to Napapiiri takes 3h 53m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ivalo to Santa Claus Village bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, depart from Rantatien th station.

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Ivalo to Santa Claus Village bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Napapiiri station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ivalo to Santa Claus Village is 280 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village.

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There are 388+ hotels available in Santa Claus Village. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village.
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  • Distance: 153.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Ivalo, Finland and Santa Claus Village, Finland?

J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy operates a bus from Ivalo to Santa Claus Village 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3h 53m. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rantatien th to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Hotelli Ivalo E to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Rantatien th to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Hotelli Ivalo E to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rantatien th to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Mollarin Linjat
Phone
+358 (0)16-821 164
Email
info@mollarinlinjat.fi
Website
mollarinlinjat.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
Mollarin Linjat

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