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There are 2 ways to get from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village by bus or car

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Bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Syväjärventien th I to Muonion Matkahuolto Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus E - Muonion Matkahuolto
  2. Take the bus from Muonio to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

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Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village 324.3 km
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory 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 Santa Claus Village is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Claus Village is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santa Claus Village is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

No, returning to Sweden from Finland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village is to drive which costs 390 kr - 600 kr and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village is to drive which costs 390 kr - 600 kr and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village. However, there are services departing from Syväjärventien th I and arriving at Napapiiri via Muonio and Tommin silta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 48m.

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It is 255 km from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village. It is approximately 324.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village without a car is to bus which takes 7h 48m and costs 430 kr - 650 kr.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village, including transfers.

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Karesuando to Santa Claus Village bus services, operated by Koskilinjat Oy, depart from Syväjärventien th I station.

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Karesuando to Santa Claus Village bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karesuando to Santa Claus Village is 324 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Santa Claus Village. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 255.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Karesuando to Santa Claus Village via Muonion Matkahuolto, Muonio, Tommin silta, and Napapiiri in around 7h 48m.

Bus operators
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Syväjärventien th I to Muonion Matkahuolto
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Koskilinjat Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Muonio to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy

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