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There are 5 ways to get from Kiruna to Rovaniemi by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 53
  2. Take the train from Kemi to Rovaniemi Ol - Roi / ...

$46 - $76

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Bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 53
  2. Take the bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi F4

$36 - $63

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Kårhusvägen  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna station to Luleå Notviken station
  2. Take the bus from Luleå universitet Aurorum to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Kemi to Rovaniemi 711 / ...

$94 - $128

Train, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kiruna station to Luleå Centralstation 93
  2. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Kemi to Rovaniemi 711 / ...

$58 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kiruna to Rovaniemi 211.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Kiruna to Rovaniemi is to bus which costs 320 kr - 600 kr and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiruna to Rovaniemi is to drive which costs 430 kr - 650 kr and takes 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiruna station to Rovaniemi. However, there are services departing from Kiruna busstation and arriving at Rovaniemi via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus and Kemi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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The distance between Kiruna and Rovaniemi is 281 km. The road distance is 338.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kiruna to Rovaniemi without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 17 min and costs 410 kr - 700 kr.

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from Kiruna to Rovaniemi, including transfers.

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Kiruna to Rovaniemi bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Kiruna busstation.

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Kiruna to Rovaniemi bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Rovaniemi station.

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Rovaniemi is 1 h ahead of Kiruna. It is currently 9:19 PM in Kiruna and 10:19 PM in Rovaniemi.

Yes, the driving distance between Kiruna to Rovaniemi is 339 km. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Kiruna to Rovaniemi.

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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 17 min

What companies run services between Kiruna, Sweden and Rovaniemi, Finland?

You can take a bus from Kiruna to Rovaniemi via Haparanda/Tornio RC, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Kemi in around 9 h 33 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Kiruna station to Luleå Notviken station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Train from Kiruna station to Luleå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Kiruna station to Luleå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$27 - $40
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $60
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $65
1st Class Refundable
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Luleå universitet Aurorum to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
ltr.se
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Kemi to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
onnibus.com

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