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There are 8 ways to get from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø by car, bus or plane

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Recommended option

Drive, bus  •  9h 32m

  1. Drive from Sodankylä to Kittila Airport
  2. Take the bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Kilpisjärven hotelli P
  3. Take the bus from Kilpisjärvi (Station) to Tromsø 901 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus via Karasjok  •  17h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta sentrum 60
  3. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset 150

kr 1115 - kr 1397

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Jäämerentie to Roimunrotko E Ivalo - Sodankylä - Rovaniemi
  2. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tromsø 900

Drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Drive from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø 525.5 km

kr 700 - kr 1100

Bus, bus to Kirkenes, fly  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä Riekonlinna
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
  3. Fly from Kirkenes (KKN) to Tromso (TOS) KKN - TOS

Bus, bus to Lakselv, fly  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Lakselv lufthavn Banak
  3. Fly from Lakselv (LKL) to Tromso (TOS) LKL - TOS

kr 1185 - kr 3577

Bus, bus to Alta, fly  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Karasjok bussterminal
  2. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta lufthavn
  3. Fly from Alta (ALF) to Tromso (TOS) ALF - TOS

kr 1225 - kr 3717

Bus, bus to Vadso, fly  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä Riekonlinna
  2. Take the bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kirkenes lufthavn Høybuktmoen to Vadsø lufthavn
  4. Fly from Vadso (VDS) to Tromso (TOS) VDS - TOS

Sodankylä to University of Tromsø by bus and walk

The journey time between Sodankylä and University of Tromsø is around 46h 9m and covers a distance of around 818 km. The fastest journey normally takes 46h 9m. Operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, Snelandia and Troms Fylkestrafikk, the Sodankylä to University of Tromsø service departs from Sodankylä linja-autoasema and arrives in University of Tromsø. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
46h 9m
Fastest journey time:
46h 9m
Journey distance:
818 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
kr 1115
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:45
Last service departs at:
13:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sodankylä to University of Tromsø bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Norway from Finland

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway from Finland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Tromsø is 815 55 015.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Tromsø is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in University of Tromsø is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Finland from Norway.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 7h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 7h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø. However, there are services departing from Jäämerentie and arriving at UiT/Planetariet via Rovaniemi linja-autoasema and Roald Amundsens plass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 6m.

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The distance between Sodankylä and University of Tromsø is 398 km. The road distance is 525.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø without a car is to bus which takes 12h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 32m to get from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø, including transfers.

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Sodankylä to University of Tromsø bus services, operated by Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy, depart from Jäämerentie station.

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The quickest flight from Kirkenes Airport to Tromso Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sodankylä to University of Tromsø bus services, operated by The Arctic Route, arrive at Tromsø station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sodankylä to University of Tromsø is 525 km. It takes approximately 7h 22m to drive from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø.

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  • Distance: 398.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 32m

What companies run services between Sodankylä, Finland and University of Tromsø, Norway?

You can take a bus from Sodankylä to University of Tromsø via Roimunrotko E, Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, Tromsø, Roald Amundsens plass, and UiT/Planetariet in around 12h 6m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Kirkenes to Tromso
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 1800
Flights from Kirkenes to Tromso via Alta
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 1800
Flights from Lakselv to Tromso
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2800
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3600
Flights from Vadso to Tromso
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3200
Flights from Vadso to Tromso via Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3300
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Kirkenes to Tromso
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 330 - kr 1900
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Alta to Tromso
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 3300
Bus operators
Elli-Marja Kultima Ky
Phone
(016) 537 716
Email
elli@kilpistaksi.com
Website
kilpistaksi.com
Bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Kilpisjärven hotelli P
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Elli-Marja Kultima Ky
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Kilpisjärvi (Station) to Tromsø
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Tromsø
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 1250
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Phone
+35816 312280
Email
tilausajo@liikenneniemela.fi
Website
liikenneniemela.fi
Bus from Jäämerentie to Roimunrotko E
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Saariselkä Riekonlinna
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Sodankylä linja-autoasema to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 390 - kr 550
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 370 - kr 410
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Lakselv lufthavn Banak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 180
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Alta lufthavn
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 420
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Kirkenes lufthavn Høybuktmoen to Vadsø lufthavn
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
kr 310 - kr 350
Website
Snelandia
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Alta sentrum to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 390
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Oberösterreichischer Verkehrsverbund
Phone
0732 66 10 10 66
Email
kundencenter@ooevv.at
Website
ooevv.at
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
kr 3550
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Saariselkä to Kirkenes Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 3800 - kr 4100
Schedules at
visitinari.fi

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