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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi Ol - Roi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Rantatie th P Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha - Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne / ...

$61 - $96

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Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Rantatie th P Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha - Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne / ...

$87 - $118

Train, night bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi Ol - Roi / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Ivalo MH

$61 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Ivalo 317.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Ivalo  •  7 h 2 min

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

$129 - $763

Fly to Rovaniemi, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) OUL - RVN
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Rantatie th P

$145 - $671

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Ivalo is to train and night bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Ivalo is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Ivalo. However, there are services departing from Linnankatu 9 P and arriving at Rantatie th P via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between Oulu and Ivalo is 415 km. The road distance is 508.6 km.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Ivalo without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 33 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Oulu to Ivalo, including transfers.

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Oulu to Ivalo bus services, operated by Kutilan Liikenne Oy, depart from Linnankatu 9 P station.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Ivalo is to bus which takes 8 h 21 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 110€ - 700€ and takes 7 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oulu Airport to Ivalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Oulu to Ivalo bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Rantatie th P station.

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Map of how to get from Oulu to Ivalo.
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  • Distance: 259.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Oulu, Finland and Ivalo, Finland?

You can take a bus from Oulu to Ivalo via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema in around 8 h 21 min. Alternatively, Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Oulu to Ivalo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oulu to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Oulu to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oulu to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Oulu to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Rantatie th P
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Rantatie th P
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Ivalo, Rantatien th
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Rovaniemi lufthavn to Ivalo, Rantatien th
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
Snelandia
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemen lentoasema to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 16 364300
Website
kutilan.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Ketosen Liikenne
Phone
040 507 0312
Email
kemijarvi@ketosenliikenne.inet. en
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Night bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi

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Yes, the driving distance between Oulu to Ivalo is 509 km. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Oulu to Ivalo.

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

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There are 25+ hotels available in Ivalo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Oulu Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 30 min and costs 4€ - 5€.

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