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There are 4 ways to get from London to Hetta by plane, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly to Kittila, bus  •  12h 21m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kittila (KTT) LHR - KTT
  2. Take the bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Hetta

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Fly to Kiruna, bus, drive  •  12h 43m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kiruna (KRN) LHR - KRN
  2. Take the bus from Kiruna Flygplats E10 to Karesuando busstation
  3. Drive from Karesuando busstation to Hetta

201€ - 739€

2 alternative options

Fly to Alta, bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Alta (ALF) LHR - ALF
  2. Take the bus from Alta to Hetta

Drive, car ferry  •  35h 41m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Hetta

449€ - 720€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hetta is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hetta is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Hetta is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from London to Hetta is to fly and bus and drive, which costs £170 - £650 and takes 12h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hetta is to fly and bus and drive which costs £170 - £650 and takes 12h 43m.

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The distance between London and Hetta is 2265 km.

It takes approximately 12h 21m to get from London to Hetta, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kittila Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 25m and has one stopover.

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Hetta is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 2:12 PM in London and 4:12 PM in Hetta.

Finnair offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kittila Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hetta. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Hetta.
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  • Distance: 2264.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 21m

What companies run services between London, England and Hetta, Finland?

There is no direct connection from London to Hetta. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Kittila, take the walk to Kittilän lentoasema, then take the bus to Hetta. Alternatively, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Kiruna, take the taxi to Kiruna Flygplats E10, take the bus to Karesuando busstation, then take the drive to Hetta.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Copenhagen, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Alta via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from London Heathrow to Alta via Oslo, Tromso
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kittila via Helsinki, Ivalo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
350€ - 2500€
Flights from London Heathrow to Kittila via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
350€ - 2500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiruna via Frankfurt, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1000€
Bus operators
Elli-Marja Kultima Ky
Phone
(016) 537 716
Email
elli@kilpistaksi.com
Website
kilpistaksi.com
Bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Hetta
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Elli-Marja Kultima Ky
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Kiruna Flygplats E10 to Karesuando busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
20€ - 28€
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Alta to Hetta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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