There are 5 ways to get from Oulu to Kiruna by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  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 - $80

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Train, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi 933 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$50 - $78

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Luleå Notviken station  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi 933 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Kiruna station

$98 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Kiruna 306.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  8 h 50 min

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

$179 - $785

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Kiruna is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Kiruna is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from Saaristonkatu 2 P and arriving at Kiruna busstation via Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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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 bus which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Oulu to Kiruna, including transfers.

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Oulu to Kiruna bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, depart from Saaristonkatu 2 P station.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Kiruna is to bus which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 150€ - 700€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Oulu Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 25 min and has two stopovers.

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

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Kiruna is 1 h behind Oulu. It is currently 11:52 PM in Oulu and 10:52 PM in Kiruna.

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

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Map of how to get from Oulu to Kiruna.
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  • Distance: 245.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Oulu to Kiruna via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair and two other airlines fly from Oulu to Kiruna 4 times a day.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Stockholm, Umea
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Helsinki, Stockholm, Umea
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Helsinki, Tallinn, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oulu to Kiruna via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Saaristonkatu 2 P to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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