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There are 8 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå by bus, train, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Keminmaa Tupasvilla F41 Flex
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation 20 / ...

549 kr - 773 kr

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Train, bus  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi 416 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation 20 / ...

653 kr - 925 kr

Bus via Ylitornio  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Huoltoasema SEO, Ylitornio
  2. Take the bus from Ylitornio MH to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
  3. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation 20 / ...

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå 372.8 km

480 kr - 750 kr

Fly Rovaniemi to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, drive, car ferry  •  16h 17m

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) RVN - KOK
  2. Drive from Kokkola/Pietarsaari to Vaasa
  3. Take the car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå
  4. Drive from Umeå to Skellefteå

1839 kr - 5136 kr

Fly Rovaniemi to Umea, bus  •  12h 46m

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

793 kr - 4580 kr

Bus to Pajala, fly to Lulea, bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kolari keskusta I
  2. Fly from Pajala (PJA) to Lulea (LLA) PJA - LLA
  3. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Skellefteå busstation

628 kr - 3059 kr

Train to Kemi, fly to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, drive, car ferry  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi
  2. Fly from Kemi (KEM) to Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) KEM - KOK
  3. Drive from Kokkola/Pietarsaari to Vaasa
  4. Take the car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå
  5. Drive from Umeå to Skellefteå

1676 kr - 3422 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 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 Tupasvilla th L and Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Skellefteå is 292 km. The road distance is 372.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå without a car is to bus which takes 8h 46m and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m 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 Kokkola/Pietarsaari Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Skellefteå is 1h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 3:11 PM in Rovaniemi and 2:11 PM in Skellefteå.

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  • Distance: 292.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Skellefteå via Tupasvilla th L, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 8h 46m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Kokkola/Pietarsaari via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
950 kr - 4500 kr
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Kemi to Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2300 kr
Johnsons Air
Flights from Pajala to Lulea
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160 kr - 2400 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 5500 kr
Train operators
Bus operators
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
450 kr - 650 kr
Bus from Umeå Busstation to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
160 kr - 230 kr
Bus from Luleå busstation to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
160 kr - 230 kr
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Phone
0771-100 110
Website
tabussen.nu
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Umeå Busstation to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Bus from Luleå busstation to Skellefteå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Rajalinjat Oy
Phone
0295 020 600
Email
liikenteen.asiakaspalvelu@vayla.fi
Website
vayla.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Huoltoasema SEO, Ylitornio
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Rajalinjat Oy
Kemin Taksipalvelu Oy
Phone
0400 691 401
Email
taksi@kemintaksi.fi
Website
kemintaksi.fi
Bus from Ylitornio MH to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Kemin Taksipalvelu Oy
Liikenne Lohiniva Oy
Phone
0400 697 876
Email
traffic@lohiniva.fi
Website
lohiniva.fi
Bus from Huoltoasema SEO, Ylitornio to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Liikenne Lohiniva Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Kolari keskusta I
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 320 kr
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Ferry operators
Wasaline
Phone
0207 716 810
Email
info@wasaline.com
Website
wasaline.com
Car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
366 kr
Website
Wasaline

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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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Finnair offers flights from Rovaniemi Airport to Kokkola/Pietarsaari Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Skellefteå. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Rovaniemi Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 3€ - 15€.

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