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

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Taxi, bus  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda/Tornio RC 711
  2. Take the bus from Kaupungintalo I to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  3. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli 912 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$533 - $599

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Fly  •  10 h 34 min

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

$130 - $511

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Bus  •  13 h 37 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 Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli 912 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$536 - $603

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 5 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 night bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kakslauttanen
  4. Take the bus from Kakslauttanen to Kirkenes

$556 - $618

Drive  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Luleå to Kirkenes 459.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1600 kr and takes 10 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1600 kr and takes 10 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luleå station to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Luleå busstation and arriving at Kirkenes via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Saariselkä. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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The distance between Luleå and Kirkenes is 568 km. The road distance is 734.9 km.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 13 h 11 min and costs 4700 kr - 5500 kr.

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It takes approximately 13 h 11 min to get from Luleå to Kirkenes, including transfers.

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Luleå to Kirkenes bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Luleå busstation.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Kirkenes is to bus which takes 13 h 37 min and costs 4800 kr - 5500 kr. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 1100 kr - 4600 kr and takes 10 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lulea Airport to Kirkenes Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has two stopovers.

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Luleå to Kirkenes bus services, operated by VisitInari.fi, arrive at Kirkenes station.

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Map of how to get from Luleå to Kirkenes.
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  • Distance: 354.9 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Luleå to Kirkenes via Haparanda/Tornio RC, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, and Saariselkä in around 13 h 37 min. Alternatively, Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Luleå to Kirkenes every 4 hours.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday and 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, Trondheim, Oslo
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lulea to Kirkenes via Stockholm, Stavanger, Oslo
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 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
Bus operators
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Kaupungintalo I to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62 - $68
Website
Snelandia
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$460 - $490
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$480 - $510
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
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
$432
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
koskilinjat.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
$14 - $21
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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Yes, the driving distance between Luleå to Kirkenes is 735 km. It takes approximately 10 h 17 min to drive from Luleå to Kirkenes.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Lulea Airport to Kirkenes Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Kirkenes. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Lulea Airport is to line 4 bus which takes 12 min and costs 25 kr.

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