There are 5 ways to get from Luleå to Kirkenes by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kaupungintalo I to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
  4. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$538 - $571

Cheapest option

Fly  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Kirkenes (KKN) LLA - KKN

$128 - $509

3 alternative options

Bus via Ivalon lentoasema  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Ivalon lentoasema
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo Airport to Kirkenes

$523 - $591

Taxi, train, bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda/Tornio RC 711
  2. Take the train from Kemi to Rovaniemi 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
  4. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
  5. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$568 - $644

Drive  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Luleå to Kirkenes 459.3 miles

$120 - $180

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

You can take a bus from Luleå to Kirkenes via Haparanda/Tornio RC, Kaupungintalo I, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, and Saariselkä in around 14 h 2 min. Alternatively, Scandinavian Airlines, Widerøe and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Luleå to Kirkenes hourly.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Stavanger, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Visby, Oslo
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Gothenburg, Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Kaupungintalo I to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Phone
040 183 4373
Email
markku.myynti@orajarvenbussit.fi
Website
orajarvenbussit.fi
Bus from Kaupungintalo I to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Ivalon lentoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
koskilinjat.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
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Sodankylä linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $30
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
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
$455
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Rajalinjat Oy
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Ivalo Airport to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$440 - $470
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$490 - $520
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Other operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Luleå to Kirkenes?

The distance between Luleå and Kirkenes is 568 km. The road distance is 735 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes?

The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1500 kr and takes 10 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes?

The quickest way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes is to drive which takes 10 h 17 min and costs 1000 kr - 1500 kr.

Is there a direct bus between Luleå and Kirkenes?

No, there is no direct bus from Luleå to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Luleå busstation and arriving at Kirkenes via Kaupungintalo I, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Saariselkä. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Luleå to Kirkenes?

It takes approximately 14 h 2 min to get from Luleå to Kirkenes, including transfers.