There are 3 ways to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train, bus or car

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, Koskilinjat Oy operates a bus from Oulu to Rovaniemi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Rovaniemi
Avg. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 16 364300
Website
kutilan.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovakadun pää
Avg. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Phone
040 183 4373
Email
markku.myynti@orajarvenbussit.fi
Website
orajarvenbussit.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Hallituskatu 22
Avg. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$44 - $49
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oulu to Rovaniemi?

The distance between Oulu and Rovaniemi is 166 km. The road distance is 221 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi?

The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi is to train which costs 23€ and takes 2 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi?

The quickest way to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs 23€.

Is there a direct train between Oulu and Rovaniemi?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oulu/Uleaborg and arriving at Rovaniemi. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oulu and Rovaniemi?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri and arriving at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi?

The train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Rovaniemi takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs every two hours.