There are 8 ways to get from Kirkenes to Helsinki by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Kirkenes  •  7 h 31 min

  1. KKN - HEL

$112 - $616

Cheapest option

Bus to Murmansk, fly  •  12 h 33 min

  1. MMK - HEL

$101 - $150

6 alternative options

Bus to Ivalo, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. IVL - HEL

$492 - $885

Bus, night bus to Rovaniemi, fly  •  10 h 58 min

  1. RVN - HEL

$588 - $823

Bus, train  •  19 h 44 min

  1. 22 / ...

$597 - $678

Bus  •  22 h 27 min

$637 - $728

Bus, night bus, train  •  23 h 47 min

  1. 264

$592 - $659

Drive  •  16 h 51 min

  1. 844.7 miles

$220 - $330

What companies run services between Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway and Helsinki, Finland?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines fly from Kirkenes to Helsinki every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kirkenes to Helsinki via Kakslauttanen and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema in around 22 h 27 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Kirkenes to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Ivalo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Murmansk to Helsinki via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Murmansk to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Murmansk to Helsinki via St. Petersburg, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Kirkenes to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Ivalo to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kirkenes to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kirkenes to Helsinki via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kirkenes to Helsinki via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Pasila Autojuna-Asema
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$420 - $450
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$490 - $520
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$470 - $500
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Night bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemen lentoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$44 - $49
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Night bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$48 - $53
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$435
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Hki linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kirkenes and Helsinki is 1089 km. The road distance is 1351 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kirkenes to Helsinki is to bus and fly which costs kr 800 - kr 1300 and takes 12 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Kirkenes to Helsinki is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs kr 4000 - kr 7500.

No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Helsinki. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Hki linja-autoasema via Kakslauttanen and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Kirkenes to Helsinki, including transfers.