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There are 6 ways to get from Luleå to Oulu by taxi, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Taxi, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda/Tornio RC 711
  2. Take the train from Kemi to Oulu 710 / ...

$33 - $47

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Saaristonkatu 2 E Hotelli levitunturi - Linja-autoasema T

$37 - $54

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Franzen Kolari MH - OYS E

$38 - $54

Bus, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kemi to Oulu 710 / ...

$36 - $51

Bus, night train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Kemi to Oulu 274 / ...

$36 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Luleå to Oulu 162.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Luleå to Oulu is to taxi and train which costs 290 kr - 430 kr and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luleå to Oulu is to drive which costs 330 kr - 480 kr and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luleå station to Oulu. However, there are services departing from Luleå busstation and arriving at Saaristonkatu 2 E via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Luleå and Oulu is 167 km. The road distance is 260.5 km.

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The best way to get from Luleå to Oulu without a car is to taxi and train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 290 kr - 430 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Luleå to Oulu, including transfers.

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

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Luleå to Oulu bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Saaristonkatu 2 E station.

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Oulu is 1 h ahead of Luleå. It is currently 5:46 PM in Luleå and 6:46 PM in Oulu.

Yes, the driving distance between Luleå to Oulu is 261 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Luleå to Oulu.

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Map of how to get from Luleå to Oulu.
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  • Distance: 104.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Luleå, Sweden and Oulu, Finland?

You can take a bus from Luleå to Oulu via Haparanda/Tornio RC and Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus in around 5 h 15 min.

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
$16 - $25
Website
ltr.se
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Saaristonkatu 2 E
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Night bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Franzen
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.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
Website
ltr.se

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