There are 8 ways to get from Oulu to Umeå by bus, train, taxi, night train, car, plane or car ferry

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

Bus  •  10 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 Umeå Busstation 20 / ...

$66 - $106

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Kemi 413 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central

$65 - $128

6 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Kemi 413 / ...
  2. Take the taxi from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå Airport 711
  3. Take the train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central

$66 - $128

Train, bus, night train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Kemi 413 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation 20 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central

$65 - $123

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Umeå 323 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Oulu to Umea  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Umea (UME) OUL - UME

$108 - $611

Fly Oulu to Vaasa, car ferry  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Vaasa (VAA) OUL - VAA
  2. Take the car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå

$113 - $459

Train to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, fly to Umea  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kokkola
  2. Fly from Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) to Umea (UME) KOK - UME

$133 - $295

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

You can take a bus from Oulu to Umeå via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 10 h 40 min. Alternatively, Finnair, Malmö Aviation and four other airlines fly from Oulu to Umeå hourly.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oulu to Umea via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Oulu to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Oulu to Vaasa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
NextJet
Website
nextjet.se
Flights from Kokkola/Pietarsaari to Umea
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oulu to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu to Kokkola
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
www.vr.fi
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Luleaa Central to Umeaa Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Bus operators
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
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Ferry operators
Wasaline
Phone
0207 716 810
Email
info@wasaline.com
Website
wasaline.com
Car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
wasaline.com
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 Umeå is 282 km. The road distance is 517 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Umeå is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 10 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Oulu to Umeå is to train and fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs 110€ - 260€.

No, there is no direct bus from Oulu to Umeå. However, there are services departing from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri and arriving at Umeå Busstation via Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to get from Oulu to Umeå, including transfers.