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There are 4 ways to get from Oulu to Santa Claus Village by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Rovaniemi 711 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Napapiiri 8 / ...

$25 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 10 / ...

$12 - $56

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi Ol - Roi / ...

$25 - $39

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Oulu to Santa Claus Village 142.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Santa Claus Village is to train and bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Santa Claus Village is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Santa Claus Village. However, there are services departing from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri and arriving at Napapiiri via Tommin silta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Oulu and Santa Claus Village is 171 km. The road distance is 228.5 km.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Santa Claus Village without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 5m and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Oulu to Santa Claus Village, including transfers.

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Oulu to Santa Claus Village bus services, operated by Kutilan Liikenne Oy, depart from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri station.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Santa Claus Village is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs 21€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 50€ and takes 4h 18m.

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Oulu to Santa Claus Village bus services, operated by Kutilan Liikenne Oy, arrive at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oulu to Santa Claus Village is 228 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Oulu to Santa Claus Village.

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  • Distance: 107 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

What companies run services between Oulu, Finland and Santa Claus Village, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Oulu to Santa Claus Village 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Alternatively, Kutilan Liikenne Oy operates a bus from Oulu to Santa Claus Village 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3h 17m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Airport Express Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 362222
Email
taxi@airportbus.fi
Website
airportbus.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Joulupukin pajakylä
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Airport Express Rovaniemi Oy
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 16 364300
Website
kutilan.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Mollarin Linjat
Phone
+358 (0)16-821 164
Email
info@mollarinlinjat.fi
Website
mollarinlinjat.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
Mollarin Linjat
Tilausliikenne Tervola Ky
Phone
+358 400 397 506
Email
ktervola@liikennetervola.fi
Website
liikennetervola.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
liikennetervola.fi
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Napapiiri
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Oulu to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
onnibus.com

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