There are 6 ways to get from Rovaniemi to Tromsø by bus, car, ferry or plane

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Bus, drive  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Porokulma L 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 Tromsdalen Bruvegen 160 / ...

$89 - $128

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Bus, ferry  •  44 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli 912 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Hurtigruten
  3. Take the ferry from Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai to Tromsø Hurtigrutekai

$790 - $946

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Tromsø 367 miles

$95 - $140

Bus to Lakselv, fly  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Porsanger Vertshus
  2. Fly from Lakselv (LKL) to Tromso (TOS) LKL - TOS

$179 - $279

Bus, bus to Kirkenes, fly  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
  3. Fly from Kirkenes (KKN) to Tromso (TOS) KKN - TOS

$560 - $792

Bus, bus to Alta, fly  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta lufthavn
  3. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Tromso (TOS) ALF - TOS

$181 - $349

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rovaniemi and Tromsø is 448 km. The road distance is 587.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Tromsø without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 44 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to get from Rovaniemi to Tromsø, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lakselv Airport to Tromso Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Tromsø is 1 h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 1:51 AM in Rovaniemi and 12:51 AM in Tromsø.

Yes, the driving distance between Rovaniemi to Tromsø is 587 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Rovaniemi to Tromsø.

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Widerøe offers flights from Lakselv Airport to Tromso Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Tromsø. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Tromsø.
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  • Distance: 280.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 19 min

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

There is no direct connection from Rovaniemi to Tromsø. However, you can take the bus to Palojoensuu, Hetan th, take the bus to Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus P, take the drive to Nordkjosbotn, then take the bus to Tromsdalen Bruvegen. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rovaniemi to Tromsø via Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli, Saariselkä, Kirkenes Hurtigruten, and Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai in around 44 h 7 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Lakselv to Tromso
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Kirkenes to Tromso
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Bus operators
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Porokulma L to Palojoensuu, Hetan th
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Palojoensuu, Hetan th to Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus P
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Poromiehentie 4 P to Karigasniemi MH Pohjanrinne
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Nordkjosbotn to Tromsdalen Bruvegen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$63 - $69
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Rovaniemi bussterminal to Porsanger Vertshus
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $125
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta lufthavn
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$46 - $51
Website
Snelandia
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
Phone
+358 16 312020
Website
pikakuljetus.com
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Saariselkä, Lutontie 3, Tunturihotelli
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Hurtigruten
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$470 - $500
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$440 - $470
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Book at
visitinari.fi
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Hurtigruten
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$436
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
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pasvikturist.no
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$436
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
Book at
pasvikturist.no
Ferry operators
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai to Tromsø Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $390
Schedules at
hurtigruten.com

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