There are 6 ways to get from Kirkenes to Kolari by bus, night 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.

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Bus, night bus  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
  2. Take the night bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Kolari keskusta I

$555 - $597

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Bus via Saariselkä  •  12 h 3 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 Rautatieasema piha to Kolari keskusta I

$525 - $580

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
  2. Take the bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi bussterminal 912 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Kolari keskusta I

$566 - $607

Bus via Saariselkä #2  •  13 h 29 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 Kolari keskusta I

$527 - $580

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Kirkenes to Kolari 291.3 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly  •  7 h 52 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

$606 - $771

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Kolari. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Kolari keskusta I via Kakslauttanen and Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 49 min.

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The distance between Kirkenes and Kolari is 369 km. The road distance is 466 km.

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The best way to get from Kirkenes to Kolari without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 11 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 49 min to get from Kirkenes to Kolari, including transfers.

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Kirkenes to Kolari bus services, operated by VisitInari.fi, depart from Kirkenes station.

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The quickest flight from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Kirkenes to Kolari bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Kolari keskusta I station.

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Kolari is 1 h ahead of Kirkenes. It is currently 9:37 PM in Kirkenes and 10:37 PM in Kolari.

Yes, the driving distance between Kirkenes to Kolari is 466 km. It takes approximately 7 h to drive from Kirkenes to Kolari.

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Finnair offers flights from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kirkenes to Kolari.
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  • Distance: 230.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Kirkenes to Kolari via Kakslauttanen, Rovaniemi bussterminal, and Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha in around 11 h 56 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ivalo to Kittila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Bus operators
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$480 - $510
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
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visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$460 - $490
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
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visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$420 - $440
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
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visitinari.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Night bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $51
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Kolari keskusta I
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kolari keskusta I
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$56 - $61
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Saariselkä to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62 - $68
Website
Snelandia
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
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 - $55
Schedules at
koskilinjat.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
$432
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no

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