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

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Bus, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation

$113 - $139

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Linja-autoasema T
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Busstation 20 / ...

$70 - $103

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Train, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi 416 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation

$108 - $142

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Umeå 316.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Umea (UME) RVN - UME

$117 - $662

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Umeå station. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and arriving at Umeå Busstation via Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Rovaniemi and Umeå is 391 km. The road distance is 507.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 48 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå, including transfers.

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Rovaniemi to Umeå bus services, operated by Ketosen Liikenne, depart from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema station.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå is to bus which takes 10 h 10 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 95€ - 600€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rovaniemi Airport to Umea Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Rovaniemi to Umeå bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Umeå Busstation.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå.
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  • Distance: 244.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Umeå via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 10 h 10 min. Alternatively, Finnair, Malmö Aviation and three other airlines fly from Rovaniemi to Umeå hourly.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rovaniemi to Umea via Helsinki, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Finnish Railways (VR)
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
$25 - $29
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Shell Teg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Tapanis Buss

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Umeå is 1 h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 10:34 AM in Rovaniemi and 9:34 AM in Umeå.

Yes, the driving distance between Rovaniemi to Umeå is 507 km. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Rovaniemi to Umeå.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle and two other airlines offer flights from Rovaniemi Airport to Umea Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Umeå. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Rovaniemi Airport is to bus which takes 5 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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