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There are 3 ways to get from Kuusamo to Apatity by bus, train or car

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kuusamo Kelantie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Ivalo MH
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
  5. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Bus, train via Kirkenes

  1. Take the bus from Kuusamo Kelantie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from 2 to Tunturikeskus Kiilopää
  4. Take the bus from Kiilopää to Kirkenes
  5. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
  6. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Drive

  1. Drive from Kuusamo to Apatity

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The cheapest way to get from Kuusamo to Apatity is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuusamo to Apatity is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 6h 6m.

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The distance between Kuusamo and Apatity is 256 km. The road distance is 417.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kuusamo to Apatity without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 35m to get from Kuusamo to Apatity, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuusamo to Apatity is 417 km. It takes approximately 6h 6m to drive from Kuusamo to Apatity.

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Map of how to get from Kuusamo to Apatity.
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  • Distance: 256.4 km
  • Duration: 17h 35m

What companies run services between Kuusamo, Finland and Apatity, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Kuusamo to Apatity. However, you can take the bus to Kemijärven linja-autoasema, take the bus to Sodankylä linja-autoasema, take the bus to Ivalo MH, take the walk to Ivalo, take the bus to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori, take the walk to Murmansk, then take the train to Apatity 1. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuusamo to Apatity via Kemijärven linja-autoasema, 2, Kiilopää, Kirkenes, Murmansk, and Murmansk in around 23h 20m.

Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Murmansk to Apatity 1
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 900 - RUB 1300
Bus operators
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Phone
+358 (0)8 868 1222
Email
saapunki@rukataksi.fi
Website
rukataksi.fi
Bus from Kuusamo Kelantie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Jbus Oy
Phone
+358 40 0291582
Website
jbus.fi
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Jbus Oy
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Phone
+35816 312280
Email
tilausajo@liikenneniemela.fi
Website
liikenneniemela.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Murmansk Avtotrans
Website
murmanskautotrans.ru
Bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 1600
Schedules at
murmanskautotrans.ru
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kiilopää to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 24000 - RUB 26000
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
bookingkirkenes.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1863
Schedules at
bookingkirkenes.no

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