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There are 5 ways to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi 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  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
  2. Take the night bus from Kakslauttanen to Porokulma E Ivalo MH - Lapin keskussairaala piha

$530 - $556

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Bus J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema / ...

$500 - $540

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Bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
  2. Take the bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi bussterminal 912 / ...

$541 - $567

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi 328.6 miles

$85 - $130

Bus, fly  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo Airport
  2. Fly from Ivalo (IVL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) IVL - RVN

$543 - $1,146

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The cheapest way to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi is to drive which costs kr 700 - kr 1100 and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi is to drive which costs kr 700 - kr 1100 and takes 6h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Porokulma E via Kakslauttanen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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The distance between Kirkenes and Rovaniemi is 401 km. The road distance is 525.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 8h 19m and costs kr 4300 - kr 4600.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Ivalo Airport to Rovaniemi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Kirkenes to Rovaniemi bus services, operated by Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy, arrive at Porokulma E station.

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Rovaniemi is 1h ahead of Kirkenes. It is currently 7:15 PM in Kirkenes and 8:15 PM in Rovaniemi.

Map of how to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi.
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  • Distance: 250.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi via Kakslauttanen in around 8h 27m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ivalo to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Ivalo to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Bus operators
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$480 - $510
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
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visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
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
3h 39m
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 Porokulma E
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$56 - $61
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Saariselkä to Rovaniemi bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62 - $68
Website
Snelandia
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$432
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
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pasvikturist.no

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkenes to Rovaniemi is 526 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi.

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Norwegian Air International and Finnair offer flights from Ivalo Airport to Rovaniemi Airport.

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