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There are 5 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi Roi - Hki / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation 20 / ...

$49 - $85

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Bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Kemi F4
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation 20 / ...

$40 - $71

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Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå 233 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Rovaniemi to Umea, bus  •  10h 33m

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Umea (UME) RVN - UME
  2. Take the bus from Umeå Universitetssjukhuset to Skellefteå busstation

$210 - $732

Bus to Pajala, fly to Lulea, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Kolari keskusta I
  2. Fly from Pajala (PJA) to Lulea (LLA) PJA - LLA
  3. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Skellefteå busstation

$86 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå station. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi and arriving at Skellefteå busstation via Kemin linja-autoasema and Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Skellefteå is 292 km. The road distance is 372.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 28m and costs 40€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Rovaniemi Airport to Umea Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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

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Skellefteå is 1h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 6:55 PM in Rovaniemi and 5:55 PM in Skellefteå.

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  • Distance: 182.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå via Kemin linja-autoasema, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 8h 38m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Johnsons Air
Flights from Pajala to Lulea
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Umeå Universitetssjukhuset to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha to Kolari keskusta I
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi

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Yes, the driving distance between Rovaniemi to Skellefteå is 373 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå.

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Malmö Aviation and Finnair offer flights from Rovaniemi Airport to Umea Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Skellefteå. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Rovaniemi Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs 3€ - 6€.

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