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

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Recommended

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Luleå to Rovaniemi
  2. Take the bus from Rovakadun pää to Ivalo MH
  3. Take the bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
  4. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

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Bus, train via Kirkenes

  1. Take the bus from Luleå to Rovaniemi
  2. Take the bus from Rovakatu P to Tunturikeskus Kiilopää
  3. Take the bus from Kiilopää to Kirkenes
  4. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
  5. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Drive

  1. Drive from Luleå to Apatity
Sweden → Russia
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International entry into Russia from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Russia from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to citizens of: Russia
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
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Rules to follow in Russia

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Russia from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Apatity is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Apatity is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Apatity is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

Yes, entry into Sweden from Russia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Apatity is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1500 kr and takes 9h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Luleå to Apatity is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1500 kr and takes 9h 39m.

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The distance between Luleå and Apatity is 543 km. The road distance is 708.2 km.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Apatity without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 43m to get from Luleå to Apatity, including transfers.

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Apatity is 1h ahead of Luleå. It is currently 12:43 PM in Luleå and 1:43 PM in Apatity.

Yes, the driving distance between Luleå to Apatity is 708 km. It takes approximately 9h 39m to drive from Luleå to Apatity.

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Map of how to get from Luleå to Apatity.
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  • Distance: 542.8 km
  • Duration: 17h 43m

What companies run services between Luleå, Sweden and Apatity, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Luleå to Apatity. However, you can take the bus to Rovakadun pää, 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 Luleå to Apatity via Rovakatu P, Kiilopää, Kirkenes, Murmansk, and Murmansk in around 23h 38m.

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
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 2928
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Phone
+35816 312280
Email
tilausajo@liikenneniemela.fi
Website
liikenneniemela.fi
Bus from Rovakadun pää to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
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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