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There are 8 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Kerken by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Rovaniemi to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) RVN - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk

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Bus  •  43h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Kalix
  2. Take the bus from Kalix to Stockholm
  3. Take the bus from Stockholm to Hamburg central bus station
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Duisburg central train station N74

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Bus to Lulea, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Lulea Airport
  2. Fly from Lulea (LLA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LLA - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk

Fly Rovaniemi to Frankfurt, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Frankfurt (FRA) RVN - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk

Bus, night train, train  •  37h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Luleå
  2. Take the bus from Luleå to Stockholm
  3. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Hamburg-Altona En
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Münster Hauptbahnhof 39 / ...
  5. Take the train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf 35 / ...
  6. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Nieukerk Re

Bus, train, night train  •  38h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Luleå
  2. Take the train from Luleå Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Hamburg Hbf 301 / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf 31 / ...
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Nieukerk Re

Bus, train  •  38h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Luleå
  2. Take the train from Luleå Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg-Altona 497
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Düsseldorf Hbf 31 / ...
  5. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk Re

Drive  •  27h

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Kerken 2654.1 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kerken is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kerken is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kerken is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Kerken is to bus which costs €170 - €230 and takes 43h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Kerken is to drive which costs €550 - €800 and takes 27h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Kerken. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi and arriving at Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof via Kalix, Stockholm, Hamburg central bus station, DU- Hbf Westeingang and Geldern Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 32m.

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It is 1988 km from Rovaniemi to Kerken. It is approximately 2654.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Kerken without a car is to bus and night train and train which takes 37h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Rovaniemi to Kerken, including transfers.

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Rovaniemi to Kerken bus services, operated by The Arctic Route, depart from Rovaniemi station.

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The quickest flight from Rovaniemi Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Rovaniemi to Kerken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Duisburg central train station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rovaniemi to Kerken is 2654 km. It takes approximately 27h to drive from Rovaniemi to Kerken.

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  • Distance: 1987.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between Rovaniemi, Finland and Kerken, Germany?

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Kerken via Kalix, Stockholm, Hamburg central bus station, Duisburg central train station, DU- Hbf Westeingang, and Geldern Bahnhof in around 43h 32m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Dusseldorf via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €750
Flights from Rovaniemi to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Lulea to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Lulea to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Dusseldorf via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€490 - €1500
Flights from Rovaniemi to Frankfurt via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Train operators
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Night train from Stockholm Central to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SJ
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Flixtrain
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Stockholm Central to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Snälltåget
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Bus operators
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Rovaniemi to Lulea Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€56
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Rovaniemi to Luleå
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€56
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Rovaniemi to Kalix
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€51
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Kalix to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Tapanis Buss
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Eurowings, Air France and Finnair offer flights from Rovaniemi Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Kerken. Prices start at €100 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 €2 - €15.

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