There are 4 ways to get from Ruka to Rovaniemi by bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Talvijärventie, Rukankouluntie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema Kuusamo linja-autoasema - Kemijärven linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Kemijärven linja-autoasema - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema / ...

$18 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, night train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Talvijärventie, Rukankouluntie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema Kuusamo linja-autoasema - Kemijärven linja-autoasema
  2. Take the night train from Kemijärvi to Rovaniemi 274

$13 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Koillismaan Liikenne Oy  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Kitkantie, Katekeetantie to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Kuusamo linja-autoasema - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Ruka to Rovaniemi 125.5 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ruka to Rovaniemi is to bus and night train which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ruka to Rovaniemi is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ruka to Rovaniemi. However, there are services departing from Talvijärventie, Rukankouluntie and arriving at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema via Kemijärven linja-autoasema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Ruka and Rovaniemi is 156 km. The road distance is 200.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ruka to Rovaniemi without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 15€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Ruka to Rovaniemi, including transfers.

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Ruka to Rovaniemi bus services, operated by Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki, depart from Talvijärventie, Rukankouluntie station.

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Ruka to Rovaniemi bus services, operated by Mollarin Linjat, arrive at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema station.

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Map of how to get from Ruka to Rovaniemi.
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  • Distance: 97.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Ruka, Finland and Rovaniemi, Finland?

You can take a bus from Ruka to Rovaniemi via Kemijärven linja-autoasema in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Night train from Kemijärvi to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Phone
+358 (0)8 868 1222
Email
saapunki@rukataksi.fi
Website
rukataksi.fi
Bus from Talvijärventie, Rukankouluntie to Kemijärven linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Rukan Taksi Ja Huoltopalvelu Oy Saapunki
Mollarin Linjat
Phone
+358 (0)16-821 164
Email
info@mollarinlinjat.fi
Website
mollarinlinjat.fi
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
Mollarin Linjat
Tilausliikenne Tervola Ky
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi
Jbus Oy
Phone
+358 40 0291582
Website
jbus.fi
Bus from Kemijärven linja-autoasema to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Jbus Oy
Koillismaan Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 40 7569095
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Kitkantie, Katekeetantie to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi

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