There are 7 ways to get from Oulu to Umeå by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train Tågkompaniet, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi 933 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation

$101 - $134

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Train, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi 933 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Busstation 20 / ...

$64 - $99

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Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Oulu to Umeå 323 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Oulu to Umea  •  7 h 16 min

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

$118 - $481

Fly Oulu to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, drive, car ferry  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) OUL - KOK
  2. Drive from Kokkola/Pietarsaari to Vaasa
  3. Take the car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå

$134 - $525

Train to Kemi, fly to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, drive, car ferry  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Oulu to Kemi
  2. Fly from Kemi (KEM) to Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) KEM - KOK
  3. Drive from Kokkola/Pietarsaari to Vaasa
  4. Take the car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå

$244 - $691

Fly Oulu to Vaasa, car ferry  •  12 h 53 min

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

$124 - $471

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The cheapest way to get from Oulu to Umeå is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oulu to Umeå is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Oulu and Umeå is 282 km. The road distance is 516.8 km.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Umeå without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 10 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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

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There is no direct flight from Oulu Airport to Umea Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Umeå is 1 h behind Oulu. It is currently 9:14 AM in Oulu and 8:14 AM in Umeå.

Yes, the driving distance between Oulu to Umeå is 517 km. It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to drive from Oulu to Umeå.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Malmö Aviation and Finnair offer flights from Oulu Airport to Umea Airport.

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The nearest airport to Umeå is Umea (UME) Airport which is 4.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Ornskoldsvik (OER) (77.9 km), Skelleftea (SFT) (96.7 km) and Vaasa (VAA) (114.8 km).

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  • Distance: 176.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 10 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair and Malmö Aviation fly from Oulu to Umeå 5 times a day.

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
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Oulu to Kokkola/Pietarsaari via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kemi to Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Oulu to Vaasa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oulu to Umea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Oulu to Vaasa via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
$40
Schedules at
wasaline.com

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There are 24+ hotels available in Umeå. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oulu to Oulu Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 30 min and costs 4€ - 5€.

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