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There are 6 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Rovaniemi  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Helsinki (HEL) RVN - HEL

$56 - $266

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Bus to Kittila, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kittilän lentoasema
  2. Fly from Kittila (KTT) to Helsinki (HEL) KTT - HEL

$90 - $492

Train to Oulu, fly  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Oulu asema
  2. Fly from Oulu (OUL) to Helsinki (HEL) OUL - HEL

$63 - $176

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki asema Roi - Hki / ...

$70 - $110

Train via Oulu asema  •  9 h 20 min

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

$76 - $116

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Helsinki 516.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki is to train which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rovaniemi and arriving at Helsinki asema. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Helsinki is 705 km. The road distance is 826.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki, including transfers.

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Rovaniemi to Helsinki train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Rovaniemi station.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki is to fly which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 45€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Rovaniemi Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Rovaniemi to Helsinki train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Helsinki asema station.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 440.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

Finnair and Norwegian Air International fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki every 3 hours. Alternatively, Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 32 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Kittila to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Kittila to Helsinki via Ivalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Oulu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Kittila to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Oulu to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki asema
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu asema to Helsinki asema
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kittilän lentoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kittilän lentoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi

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Yes, the driving distance between Rovaniemi to Helsinki is 826 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Rovaniemi to Helsinki.

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Norwegian Air International and Finnair offer flights from Rovaniemi Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Rovaniemi Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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