There are 5 ways to get from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 27 min

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

$542 - $568

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Bus J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy #2  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Ivalo Airport
  2. Take the bus from Ivalon lentoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Ivalo MH - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$465 - $504

3 alternative options

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

  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 / ...

$501 - $541

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi 328.6 miles

$85 - $130

Bus, fly  •  8 h 23 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 Kittilän lentoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$613 - $784

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi. However, there are services departing from Kirkenes and arriving at Rovaniemi bussterminal via Kakslauttanen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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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 which takes 8 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 27 min 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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The quickest flight from Ivalo Airport to Kittila Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Kirkenes to Rovaniemi bus services, operated by Snelandia, arrive at Rovaniemi bussterminal station.

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Rovaniemi is 1 h ahead of Kirkenes. It is currently 3:18 PM in Kirkenes and 4:18 PM in Rovaniemi.

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

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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 Rovaniemi.
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  • Distance: 250.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Kirkenes to Rovaniemi via Kakslauttanen in around 8 h 27 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
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
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
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 Ivalon lentoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
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
Bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Porokulma E
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$44 - $50
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
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
$433
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
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pasvikturist.no

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