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

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Bus  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Rovaniemi to Kemi F4
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Shell Teg Tapanis Buss

$35 - $66

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Train Tågkompaniet, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Kemi 274 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation

$96 - $140

Train, bus  •  10h 38m

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

$59 - $100

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Rovaniemi to Umeå 316.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Umea  •  7h 49m

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

$197 - $712

Fly to Vaasa, car ferry  •  13h 3m

  1. Fly from Rovaniemi (RVN) to Vaasa (VAA) RVN - VAA
  2. Take the car ferry from Vaasa to Umeå

$139 - $533

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The cheapest way to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9h 18m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Rovaniemi to Umeå. However, there are services departing from Rovaniemi and arriving at Umeå Shell Teg via Kemin linja-autoasema and Haparanda/Tornio RC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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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 which takes 9h 18m and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 9h 18m to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå is to bus which takes 9h 18m and costs 30€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 170€ - 650€ and takes 7h 49m.

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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 Umeå bus services, operated by Tapanis Buss, arrive at Umeå Shell Teg station.

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Map of how to get from Rovaniemi to Umeå.
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  • Distance: 244.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Umeå via Kemin linja-autoasema, Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus, and Haparanda/Tornio RC in around 9h 18m. Alternatively, Finnair and Malmö Aviation fly from Rovaniemi to Umeå every 4 hours.

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
Flights from Rovaniemi to Vaasa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Luleå Notviken station to Umeå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Bus operators
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
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Shell Teg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Tapanis Buss
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Luleå universitet Aurorum
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Haparanda/Tornio RC to Umeå Busstation
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
ltr.se
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
$41
Schedules at
wasaline.com

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Umeå is 1h behind Rovaniemi. It is currently 9:35 PM in Rovaniemi and 8:35 PM in Umeå.

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

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Umeå. Prices start at $56 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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