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There are 3 ways to get from Skellefteå to Apatity by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  20h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Skellefteå busstation to Luleå busstation 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luleå to Rovaniemi
  3. Take the bus from Rovakadun pää to Ivalo MH
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
  5. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Kirkenes  •  28h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Norran to Haparanda busstation 20
  2. Take the bus from Tornio Haparanda to Rovaniemi
  3. Take the bus from Rovakatu P to Tunturikeskus Kiilopää F42
  4. Take the bus from Kiilopää to Kirkenes
  5. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
  6. Take the train from Murmansk to Apatity 1

Drive  •  10h 53m

  1. Drive from Skellefteå to Apatity 830 km

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The cheapest way to get from Skellefteå to Apatity is to drive which costs 1100 kr - 1800 kr and takes 10h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Skellefteå to Apatity is to drive. Taking this option will cost 1100 kr - 1800 kr and takes 10h 53m.

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The distance between Skellefteå and Apatity is 640 km. The road distance is 830 km.

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The best way to get from Skellefteå to Apatity without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 20h 48m to get from Skellefteå to Apatity, including transfers.

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Apatity is 1h ahead of Skellefteå. It is currently 5:55 AM in Skellefteå and 6:55 AM in Apatity.

Yes, the driving distance between Skellefteå to Apatity is 830 km. It takes approximately 10h 53m to drive from Skellefteå to Apatity.

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  • Distance: 639.5 km
  • Duration: 20h 48m

What companies run services between Skellefteå, Sweden and Apatity, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Skellefteå to Apatity. However, you can take the bus to Luleå, take the bus to Rovakadun pää, take the bus to Ivalo MH, take the walk to Ivalo, take the bus to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori, take the walk to Murmansk, then take the train to Apatity 1. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Skellefteå to Apatity via Tornio Haparanda, Rovakatu P, Kiilopää, Kirkenes, Murmansk, and Murmansk in around 28h 43m.

Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Murmansk to Apatity 1
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 900 - RUB 1500
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1500
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 900 - RUB 1300
Bus operators
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Phone
0771-100 110
Website
tabussen.nu
Bus from Skellefteå busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Länstrafiken Västerbotten
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Skellefteå busstation to Luleå busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 850 - RUB 1200
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
RUB 850 - RUB 1200
Bus from Norran to Haparanda busstation
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 2100 - RUB 2900
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
RUB 2100 - RUB 2900
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 2928
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Tornio Haparanda to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Phone
+35816 312280
Email
tilausajo@liikenneniemela.fi
Website
liikenneniemela.fi
Bus from Rovakadun pää to Ivalo MH
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Murmansk Avtotrans
Website
murmanskautotrans.ru
Bus from Ivalo to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 1600
Schedules at
murmanskautotrans.ru
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kiilopää to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 24000 - RUB 26000
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
bookingkirkenes.no
Bus from Kirkenes to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1863
Schedules at
bookingkirkenes.no

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