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

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Bus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation 53
  3. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation 91
  4. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Lyngvær øst

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Bus, train  •  19 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Centralstation to Narvik station
  4. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Lyngvær øst

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Lofoten 460.2 miles

$120 - $180

Bus, drive, fly  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Palojoensuu, Hetan th
  2. Take the bus from Palojoensuu, Hetan th to Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus P
  3. Drive from Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus P to Nordkjosbotn
  4. Take the bus from Nordkjosbotn to Tromsø Prostneset
  5. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Leknes (LKN) TOS - LKN
  6. Take the bus from Leknes to Lyngvær øst

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Lofoten is to drive which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Lofoten is to drive which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Lofoten is 527 km. The road distance is 736.3 km.

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It takes approximately 18 h 35 min to get from Rovaniemi to Lofoten, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Lofoten. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and arriving at Lyngvær øst via Haparanda/Tornio RC, Kiruna busstation and Narvik bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Lofoten.
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  • Distance: 329.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 35 min

What companies run services between Rovaniemi, Finland and Lofoten, Norway?

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Lofoten via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, Haparanda/Tornio RC, Kiruna busstation, Narvik busstation, Narvik bussterminal, and Lyngvær øst in around 18 h 35 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Tromso to Leknes
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Luleå Centralstation to Narvik station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $55
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $85
2nd Class Refundable
$60 - $85
1st Class Refundable
$85 - $120
Bus operators
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
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Narvik busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Kiruna Busstation to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Bus from Leknes to Lyngvær øst
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Palojoensuu, Hetan th
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Palojoensuu, Hetan th to Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus P
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Palojoensuu, Hetan th to Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus P
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Nordkjosbotn to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk

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