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There are 7 ways to get from Kirkenes to Levi by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo
  2. Take the bus from Ivalo MH to 1 F42
  3. Drive from 1 to Levi

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Fly Vadso to Alta, bus, drive  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Vadso (VDS) to Alta (ALF) VDS - ALF
  2. Take the bus from Alta lufthavn to Kautokeino
  3. Drive from Kautokeino to Hotelli Hetta I
  4. Take the bus from Hotelli Hetta I to Hullu Poro I

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
  2. Take the bus from Hotel Tunturi to Porokulma E
  3. Take the bus from Porokulma L to Hissitie I F43

Bus via Tunturikeskus Kiilopää  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kiilopää
  2. Take the bus from Tunturikeskus Kiilopää to Porokulma E
  3. Take the bus from Porokulma L to Hissitie I F43

Bus via Rovaniemi  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
  3. Take the bus from Rautatieasema piha to Hissitie I F43

Drive  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Kirkenes to Levi 384.2 km

Bus to Ivalo, fly to Kittila  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Inari
  2. Fly from Ivalo (IVL) to Kittila (KTT) IVL - KTT

Kirkenes to Levi by bus

The bus journey time between Kirkenes and Levi is around 11h 50m and covers a distance of around 702 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Pasvikturist AS, VisitInari.fi, J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy and others, the Kirkenes to Levi bus service departs from Kirkenes and arrives in Hissitie I. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
11h 50m Average Duration
€432 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Finland is currently allowed from Norway.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Levi is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Levi is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Levi 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 Norway from Finland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Kirkenes to Levi is to drive which costs kr 850 - kr 1300 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkenes to Levi is to drive which costs kr 850 - kr 1300 and takes 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Levi. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Hissitie I via Hotel Tunturi and Porokulma L. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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It is 300 km from Kirkenes to Levi. It is approximately 384.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Kirkenes to Levi without a car is to bus which takes 11h 50m and costs kr 4400 - kr 5500.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Kirkenes to Levi, including transfers.

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Kirkenes to Levi bus services, operated by Pasvikturist AS, depart from Kirkenes station.

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The quickest flight from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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

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Levi is 1h ahead of Kirkenes. It is currently 12:50 PM in Kirkenes and 1:50 PM in Levi.

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  • Distance: 300.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Kirkenes, Norway and Levi, Finland?

You can take a bus from Kirkenes to Levi via Hotel Tunturi and Porokulma L in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ivalo to Kittila
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €400
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Vadso to Alta
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Bus operators
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
bookingkirkenes.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€343
Schedules at
visitkirkenes.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€343
Schedules at
visitkirkenes.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Inari
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€343
Schedules at
visitkirkenes.no
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€350 - €370
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€390 - €420
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Kiilopää
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€430 - €450
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Inari
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€290 - €310
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Ivalo MH to 1
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Hotel Tunturi to Porokulma E
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Porokulma L to Hissitie I
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Tunturikeskus Kiilopää to Porokulma E
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Rautatieasema piha to Hissitie I
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Hotelli Hetta I to Hullu Poro I
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Ivalo MH to 1
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Onni Bus
Bus from Porokulma L to Hissitie I
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Onni Bus
Bus from Rautatieasema piha to Hissitie I
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Onni Bus
Bus from Hotelli Hetta L to Hullu Poro I
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Onni Bus
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Phone
+35816 312280
Email
tilausajo@liikenneniemela.fi
Website
liikenneniemela.fi
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Alta lufthavn to Kautokeino
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €29
Website
Snelandia

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkenes to Levi is 384 km. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Kirkenes to Levi.

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Finnair offers flights from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Levi. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Kirkenes to Vadso Airport is to drive which takes 2h 40m and costs kr 410 - kr 600.

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