There are 5 ways to get from Oulu to Luleå by train, bus or car
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Train, bus • 5h 20m
Bus • 6h 27m
287 kr - 391 kr
3 alternative options
Train, bus via Tornio • 5h 57m
373 kr - 517 kr
Train • 6h 6m
Drive • 3h 7m
300 kr - 450 kr
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International entry into Sweden from Finland
- Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Finland
Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area
Conditions of entry into Sweden from Finland
- Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
- COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
- No quarantine required
Rules to follow in Sweden
Considerations leaving from Finland
The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries
Frequently Asked Questions
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Luleå is 11313.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Luleå is recommended.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.
No, but conditions apply when returning to Finland from Sweden.See options for return travel.
Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Luleå is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 6h 27m.
The quickest way to get from Oulu to Luleå is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3h 7m.
No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Luleå station. However, there are services departing from Oulu and arriving at Luleå busstation via Kemin rautatieasema and Haparanda busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.
The distance between Oulu and Luleå is 167 km. The road distance is 261.4 km.
The best way to get from Oulu to Luleå without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 20m and costs .
It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Oulu to Luleå, including transfers.
Oulu to Luleå bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Oulu station.
The best way to get from Oulu to Luleå is to train which takes 6h 6m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 6h 27m.
Oulu to Luleå bus services, operated by Länstrafiken Norrbotten, arrive at Luleå busstation.
Luleå is 1h behind Oulu. It is currently 3:30 AM in Oulu and 2:30 AM in Luleå.
What companies run services between Oulu, Finland and Luleå, Sweden?
You can take a train from Oulu to Luleå via Kemi, Kemin rautatieasema, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, Haparanda busstation, Haparanda Jvstn, and Haparanda Jvstn in around 6h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oulu to Luleå via Kemi, Kemin rautatieasema, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Haparanda busstation in around 6h 27m.
Train from Oulu to Kemi
- Ave. Duration
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- 130 kr - 200 kr
Bus from Oulu to Kemi
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 30m
- Twice a week
- Estimated price
- 45 kr - 65 kr
- Schedules at
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