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There are 10 ways to get from Ivalo to Tromsø by bus, car, ferry or plane

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Bus, drive  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Circle K Kautokeino
  3. Drive from Circle K Kautokeino to Peera
  4. Take the bus from Peera to Tromsø 900

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta sentrum 60
  3. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset 150

kr 899 - kr 1093

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Bus via Rovaniemi  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Rovaniemi F42 Flex
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tromsø 900

kr 1340 - kr 1373

Bus via Ivalo  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta sentrum 60
  3. Take the bus from Alta to Tromsø 901

Bus, ferry  •  40h

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Hurtigruten
  2. Take the ferry from Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai to Tromsø Hurtigrutekai Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes

kr 6318 - kr 7474

Drive  •  9h 13m

  1. Drive from Ivalo to Tromsø 681.5 km

kr 950 - kr 1400

Bus to Kirkenes, fly  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Airport
  2. Fly from Kirkenes (KKN) to Tromso (TOS) KKN - TOS

kr 3939 - kr 5196

Bus, bus to Lakselv, fly  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Lakselv lufthavn Banak
  3. Fly from Lakselv (LKL) to Tromso (TOS) LKL - TOS

kr 1059 - kr 1823

Bus, bus to Alta, fly  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta lufthavn
  3. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Tromso (TOS) ALF - TOS

kr 1179 - kr 3763

Bus, bus to Vadso, fly  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Airport
  2. Take the bus from Kirkenes lufthavn Høybuktmoen to Vadsø lufthavn
  3. Fly from Vadso (VDS) to Tromso (TOS) VDS - TOS

kr 4349 - kr 5946

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tromsø is 815 55 015.

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The cheapest way to get from Ivalo to Tromsø is to bus which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Ivalo to Tromsø is to bus and fly which costs 380€ - 550€ and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ivalo to Tromsø. However, there are services departing from Ivalo and arriving at Tromsø Prostneset via Karasjok bussterminal and Alta sentrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 55m.

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The distance between Ivalo and Tromsø is 357 km. The road distance is 681.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ivalo to Tromsø without a car is to bus which takes 13h 55m and costs 85€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 12h 3m to get from Ivalo to Tromsø, including transfers.

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Ivalo to Tromsø bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, depart from Ivalo station.

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The quickest flight from Kirkenes Airport to Tromso Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Ivalo to Tromsø bus services, operated by Troms Fylkestrafikk, arrive at Tromsø Prostneset station.

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Tromsø is 1h behind Ivalo. It is currently 1:06 AM in Ivalo and 12:06 AM in Tromsø.

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  • Distance: 356.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 3m

What companies run services between Ivalo, Finland and Tromsø, Norway?

You can take a bus from Ivalo to Tromsø via Karasjok bussterminal and Alta sentrum in around 13h 55m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Kirkenes to Tromso
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 2300
Flights from Kirkenes to Tromso via Alta
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 2300
Flights from Lakselv to Tromso
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 2400
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3600
Flights from Vadso to Tromso
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2000
Flights from Vadso to Tromso via Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 4600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 4000
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
kr 200 - kr 300
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Circle K Kautokeino
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 250 - kr 280
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 370 - kr 410
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Lakselv lufthavn Banak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 180
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta lufthavn
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 420
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Kirkenes lufthavn Høybuktmoen to Vadsø lufthavn
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
kr 310 - kr 350
Website
Snelandia
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Peera to Tromsø
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tromsø
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 1250
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Alta to Tromsø
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 390
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Oberösterreichischer Verkehrsverbund
Phone
0732 66 10 10 66
Email
kundencenter@ooevv.at
Website
ooevv.at
Bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Hurtigruten
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
kr 3550
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
kr 3550
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Hurtigruten
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 3600 - kr 3800
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Ivalo to Kirkenes Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 3400 - kr 3600
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
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Yes, the driving distance between Ivalo to Tromsø is 682 km. It takes approximately 9h 13m to drive from Ivalo to Tromsø.

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Widerøe offers flights from Kirkenes Airport to Tromso Airport.

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