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

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

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 711 / ...

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema / ...

$7 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Rovaniemi 137.9 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi is to train which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Rovaniemi is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs 18€ - 27€.

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

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The train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2 h 13 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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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 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oulu and arriving at Rovaniemi. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy operates a bus from Oulu to Rovaniemi twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 16 364300
Website
kutilan.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Rovakadun pää
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Linnankatu 9 P to Viirinkangans P
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi

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