There are 9 ways to get from Kiruna to Kirkenes by bus, car, plane or night bus

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, drive  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation 50
  2. Drive from Karesuando busstation to Kautokeino
  3. Take the bus from Kautokeino to Karasjok bussterminal
  4. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes 60

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Tromso, fly to Kirkenes  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation
  2. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Tromsø Prostneset
  3. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Kirkenes (KKN) TOS - KKN

$133 - $337

7 alternative options

Bus, drive via Circle K Kautokeino  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation 50
  2. Drive from Karesuando busstation to Circle K Kautokeino
  3. Take the bus from Circle K Kautokeino to Scandic Hotell Karasjok
  4. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes 60

Bus via Haparanda/Tornio RC  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 53
  2. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli 912 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$567 - $636

Bus  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation 91
  2. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Sandvikeidet E8 100
  3. Take the bus from Sandvikeidet E8 to Alta sentrum 150
  4. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Thon Hotel Kirkenes 60

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kiruna to Kirkenes 447.9 miles

$110 - $180

Bus, bus to Evenes, fly to Kirkenes  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation
  2. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Harstad/Narvik lufthavn
  3. Fly from Evenes (EVE) to Kirkenes (KKN) EVE - KKN

Bus, drive, night bus to Alta, fly to Kirkenes  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation
  2. Drive from Karesuando busstation to Kautokeino
  3. Take the night bus from Kautokeino to Alta lufthavn
  4. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Kirkenes (KKN) ALF - KKN

Bus, bus to Tromso, fly to Vadso  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation
  2. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Tromsø Prostneset
  3. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Vadso (VDS) TOS - VDS
  4. Take the bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiruna to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1600 kr and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiruna to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1600 kr and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The distance between Kiruna and Kirkenes is 446 km. The road distance is 716.6 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 3 min to get from Kiruna to Kirkenes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiruna station to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Kiruna busstation and arriving at Kirkenes via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Saariselkä. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Kiruna, Sweden and Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway?

You can take a bus from Kiruna to Kirkenes via Haparanda/Tornio RC, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, and Saariselkä in around 17 h 7 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Evenes to Kirkenes via Tromso
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tromso to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Alta to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Tromso to Vadso
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Tromso to Vadso via Alta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Tromso to Vadso via Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Evenes to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Evenes to Kirkenes via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Karesuando busstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Kautokeino to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to AMFI Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Circle K Kautokeino to Scandic Hotell Karasjok
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta sentrum to Thon Hotel Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Snelandia
Night bus from Kautokeino to Alta lufthavn
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Snelandia
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$470 - $500
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 Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$435
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Kiruna Busstation to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Harstad/Narvik lufthavn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Sandvikeidet E8
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Sandvikeidet E8 to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk

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