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There are 4 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Villenpuisto L to Pello SEO Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Kolari MH
  2. Take the bus from Pello Pellohallen to Kiruna busstation 53

$38 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus via Haparanda/Tornio RC  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Kemi F4
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$35 - $66

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi Roi - Hki / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53

$44 - $80

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Kiruna 212.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi and arriving at Kiruna busstation via Kemin linja-autoasema and Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

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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 train and bus which takes 9h 13m and costs 35€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Rovaniemi to Kiruna, including transfers.

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Rovaniemi to Kiruna bus services, operated by Onni Bus, depart from Rovaniemi station.

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

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Kiruna is 1h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 6:21 AM in Rovaniemi and 5:21 AM in Kiruna.

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

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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

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 6h 9m.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Villenpuisto L to Pello SEO
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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eskelisen.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Pello Pellohallen to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
ltr.se
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
onnibus.com

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