There are 3 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna by bus or car

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Bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Porokulma E to Pello SEO Lapin keskussairaala piha - Pello SEO / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pello Pellohallen to Kiruna busstation 53

$39 - $72

2 alternative options

Bus via Haparanda/Tornio RC  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Linja-autoasema T
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$55 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Kiruna 212.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and arriving at Kiruna busstation via Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Kiruna is 281 km. The road distance is 339.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna, including transfers.

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Rovaniemi to Kiruna bus services, operated by Ketosen Liikenne, depart from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema station.

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Rovaniemi to Kiruna bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Kiruna busstation.

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Kiruna is 1 h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 12:52 PM in Rovaniemi and 11:52 AM in Kiruna.

Yes, the driving distance between Rovaniemi to Kiruna is 339 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Rovaniemi to Kiruna.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Kiruna. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna.
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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Rovaniemi, Finland and Kiruna, Sweden?

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Kiruna via Pello SEO and Pello Pellohallen in around 6 h 47 min.

Bus operators
Airport Express Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 362222
Email
taxi@airportbus.fi
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Porokulma E to Pello SEO
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Airport Express Rovaniemi Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Paloasema L to Pello SEO
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Pello Pellohallen to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi

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