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

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Ski Bus, bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the Ski Bus from Oulu to Tornio F4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$34 - $79

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Train, bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Oulu asema to Kemi Ol - Roi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$43 - $79

Bus  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Saaristonkatu 2 P to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Kolari MH
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$51 - $79

Train, bus via Luleå Notviken station  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Oulu asema to Kemi
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Kiruna station

$90 - $129

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Oulu to Kiruna 306.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Kiruna (KRN) OUL - KRN

$189 - $812

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Kiruna is to Ski Bus and bus which costs 29€ - 70€ and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Kiruna is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from Oulu and arriving at Kiruna busstation via Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Oulu and Kiruna is 393 km. The road distance is 490.3 km.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Kiruna without a car is to Ski Bus and bus which takes 8h 45m and costs 29€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Oulu to Kiruna, including transfers.

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Oulu to Kiruna bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Oulu station.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Kiruna is to Ski Bus and bus which takes 8h 45m and costs 29€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 160€ - 750€ and takes 8h 11m.

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There is no direct flight from Oulu Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Oulu to Kiruna.
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  • Distance: 245.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Oulu to Kiruna via Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 8h 45m. Alternatively, Scandinavian Airlines flies from Oulu to Kiruna 6 times a week.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Stockholm, Umea
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Oulu to Tornio
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
onnibus.com
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Saaristonkatu 2 P to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
ltr.se

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Kiruna is 1h behind Oulu. It is currently 4:47 AM in Oulu and 3:47 AM in Kiruna.

Yes, the driving distance between Oulu to Kiruna is 490 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Oulu to Kiruna.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Oulu Airport to Kiruna Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Kiruna. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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

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