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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  4 h 47 min

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

$33 - $50

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Kemi Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation 20 / ...

$35 - $53

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation 20 / ...

$36 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Luleå 163.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Lulea (LLA) OUL - LLA

$108 - $319

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

You can take a bus from Oulu to Luleå via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, NextJet flies from Oulu to Luleå 3 times a week.

Airlines
NextJet
Website
nextjet.se
Flights from Oulu to Lulea
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Phone
040 183 4373
Email
markku.myynti@orajarvenbussit.fi
Website
orajarvenbussit.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Northbus Oy
Phone
+358 400 777 776
Email
info@northbus.fi
Website
northbus.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
Northbus Oy
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
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
Other operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Taxi from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oulu and Luleå is 167 km. The road distance is 261 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Luleå is to train and taxi which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Oulu to Luleå is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 90€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Luleå. However, there are services departing from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri and arriving at Luleå busstation via Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Oulu to Luleå, including transfers.