There are 5 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes by bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Norvajärventien th to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Ivalo MH
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$508 - $543

Cheapest option

Bus J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha - Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes

$499 - $545

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the night bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kakslauttanen Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Ivalo MH
  2. Take the bus from Kakslauttanen to Kirkenes

$517 - $560

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes 329.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Ivalo (IVL) RVN - IVL
  2. Take the bus from Ivalo Airport to Kirkenes

$554 - $1,297

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Kirkenes is 401 km. The road distance is 526.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Norvajärventien th and arriving at Kirkenes via Saariselkä. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 33 min and costs 440€ - 480€.

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Rovaniemi to Kirkenes bus services, operated by Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy, arrive at Ivalo MH station.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes.
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  • Distance: 250.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Rovaniemi, Finland and Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway?

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes via Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli and Saariselkä in around 7 h 33 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Ivalo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Bus operators
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Norvajärventien th to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$48 - $54
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49 - $55
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$460 - $490
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kakslauttanen to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$480 - $510
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Ivalo Airport to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$410 - $440
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$420
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
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pasvikturist.no
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Snelandia
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Night bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi

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