There are 4 ways to get from Kirkenes to Kolari by bus, train, 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  •  12 h 44 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

$540 - $594

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
  2. Take the bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi bussterminal 912 / ...
  3. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi 264 / ...
  4. Take the train from Kemi to Kolari 269

$564 - $626

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

$613 - $778

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kirkenes to Kolari is to drive which costs kr 600 - kr 900 and takes 7 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kirkenes to Kolari is to drive which costs kr 600 - kr 900 and takes 7 h.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 12 h 44 min to get from Kirkenes to Kolari, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Kolari. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Kolari keskusta I via Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

More details

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

You can take a bus from Kirkenes to Kolari via Saariselkä, Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, and Rovaniemi linja-autoasema in around 12 h 44 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
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kemi to Kolari
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
www.vr.fi
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 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 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 Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kolari keskusta I
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled, Want to know more about Flixbus? and What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.