There are 6 ways to get from Oulu to Inari by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus Snelandia  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 711 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Hotell Inari 912 / ...

$91 - $111

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Train, bus J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 711 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Inari P Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha - Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne

$66 - $101

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Bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Hotell Inari 912 / ...

$105 - $134

Bus, night bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  2. Take the night bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Ivalo MH Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Ivalo MH

$103 - $132

Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Inari 342.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Ivalo (IVL) OUL - IVL

$160 - $791

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Inari. However, there are services departing from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri and arriving at Hotell Inari via Rovaniemi bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Oulu and Inari is 438 km. The road distance is 547.4 km.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Inari without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Oulu to Inari, including transfers.

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Oulu to Inari bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, depart from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri station.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Inari is to bus which takes 9 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oulu Airport to Ivalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Oulu to Inari bus services, operated by Snelandia, arrive at Hotell Inari station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oulu to Inari is 547 km. It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to drive from Oulu to Inari.

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Norwegian Air International and Finnair offer flights from Oulu Airport to Ivalo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Oulu to Inari.
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  • Distance: 273.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

What companies run services between Oulu, Finland and Inari, Lapland, Finland?

You can take a bus from Oulu to Inari via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Rovaniemi bussterminal in around 9 h 17 min. Alternatively, Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Oulu to Inari 6 times a week.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oulu to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oulu to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Hotell Inari
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
Snelandia
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Hotelli Inari
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Inari P
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi

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