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There are 4 ways to get from Skellefteå to Oulu by bus, night train, night bus, train or car

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Bus, night train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Skellefteå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Kemi to Oulu 274 / ...

$46 - $66

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the night bus from Skellefteå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC Tapanis Buss
  2. Take the train from Kemi to Oulu 710 / ...

$44 - $62

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Skellefteå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Franzen Rovaniemi linja-autoasema - Linja-autoasema T / ...

$49 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Skellefteå to Oulu 238.9 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Skellefteå to Oulu is to night bus and train which costs 390 kr - 600 kr and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Skellefteå to Oulu is to drive which costs 480 kr - 700 kr and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skellefteå station to Oulu. However, there are services departing from Skellefteå busstation and arriving at Franzen via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Skellefteå and Oulu is 215 km. The road distance is 382.2 km.

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The best way to get from Skellefteå to Oulu without a car is to bus and night train which takes 7 h 40 min and costs 410 kr - 600 kr.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Skellefteå to Oulu, including transfers.

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Skellefteå to Oulu bus services, operated by Länstrafiken, arrive at Skellefteå busstation.

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Skellefteå to Oulu bus services, operated by Ketosen Liikenne, arrive at Franzen station.

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Oulu is 1 h ahead of Skellefteå. It is currently 8:08 PM in Skellefteå and 9:08 PM in Oulu.

Yes, the driving distance between Skellefteå to Oulu is 382 km. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Skellefteå to Oulu.

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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Skellefteå, Sweden and Oulu, Finland?

You can take a bus from Skellefteå to Oulu via Haparanda/Tornio RC and Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus in around 7 h 52 min.

Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Skellefteå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Franzen
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Franzen
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Night bus from Skellefteå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Tapanis Buss

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