There are 4 ways to get from Kirkenes to Kiruna by bus, car or plane

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

Bus  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 912 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
  4. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$567 - $633

Cheapest option

Fly Kirkenes lufthavn to Tromsø lufthavn, bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the plane from Kirkenes lufthavn to Tromsø lufthavn
  2. Take the bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Narvik bussterminal
  3. Take the bus from Narvik busstation to Kiruna busstation

$57 - $77

2 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kirkenes to Kiruna 447.9 miles

$110 - $180

Bus to Ivalo, fly to Kittila, bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo Airport
  2. Fly from Ivalo (IVL) to Kittila (KTT) IVL - KTT
  3. Take the bus from Levintie 301 (lentoasema) to Kolari keskusta L
  4. Take the bus from Pajala busstation to Kiruna busstation

$633 - $810

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kirkenes to Kiruna is to fly and bus which costs kr 460 - kr 650 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkenes to Kiruna is to drive which costs kr 950 - kr 1400 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The distance between Kirkenes and Kiruna is 446 km. The road distance is 716.7 km.

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It takes approximately 18 h 14 min to get from Kirkenes to Kiruna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Kiruna busstation via Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway and Kiruna, Sweden?

You can take a bus from Kirkenes to Kiruna via Saariselkä, Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 18 h 14 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ivalo to Kittila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Bus operators
VisitInari.fi
Website
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
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
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$439
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Levintie 301 (lentoasema) to Kolari keskusta L
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Saariselkä to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Snelandia
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Narvik busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Pajala busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Kiruna Busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Other operators
Avinor
Website
avinor.no
Plane from Kirkenes lufthavn to Tromsø lufthavn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
avinor.no

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