There are 10 ways to get from Tampere to Lapland by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Rovaniemi Intercity / ...

$60 - $95

9 alternative options

Train via Oulu/Uleaborg  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere to Oulu 47 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Rovaniemi Intercity / ...

$66 - $101

Bus Koskilinjat Oy  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Tays I to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus Linja-autoasema, tulolaituri - Jyväskylä Matkakeskus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Hki linja-autoasema - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$85 - $153

Bus via Kokkola Linja-autoasema ii P  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalevan kirkko to Kokkola Linja-autoasema ii P
  2. Take the bus from RAUTATIEASEMA I I (Kokkola) to Linja-autoasema T
  3. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Roimunrotko E

$108 - $175

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Tampere to Rovaniemi 441 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Tampere to Rovaniemi  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Rovaniemi (RVN) TMP - RVN

$214 - $716

Fly Tampere to Kemi  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Kemi (KEM) TMP - KEM

$201 - $668

Train to Helsinki, fly to Rovaniemi  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Rovaniemi (RVN) HEL - RVN

$73 - $293

Train to Helsinki, fly to Kemi  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kemi (KEM) HEL - KEM

$96 - $459

Train to Helsinki, fly to Kittila  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Tikkurila
  2. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kittila (KTT) HEL - KTT

$88 - $492

What companies run services between Tampere, Finland and Lapland, Finland?

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Tampere to Rovaniemi 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampere to Rovaniemi via Jyväskylä Matkakeskus in around 11 h 26 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tampere to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Tampere to Kemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tampere to Kemi via Helsinki, Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Kemi via Kokkola/Pietarsaari
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila via Ivalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Kittila
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Oulu
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Oulu/Uleaborg to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Tikkurila
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Paunu Express Bus
Phone
020 764 94 00
Email
etunimi.sukunimi@paunu.fi
Website
paunu.fi
Bus from Tays I to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
Väinö Paunu Oy
Onni Bus
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Tays I to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Kokkola Linja-autoasema i E to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Antti Kangas Oy
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from Tays I to Jyväskylä Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $32
Schedules at
Antti Kangas Oy
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koskilinjat.fi
Bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
koskilinjat.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Jyväskylä Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Roimunrotko E
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Linja-Autoliikenne O A Aho Oy
Phone
+358 20 7969880
Email
osmoaho@osmoaho.fi
Website
osmoaho.fi
Bus from Kalevan kirkko to Kokkola Linja-autoasema ii P
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
Linja-Autoliikenne O A Aho Oy
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Phone
+358 20 1303450
Website
pohjolanmatka.fi
Bus from RAUTATIEASEMA I I (Kokkola) to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
Pohjolan Turistiauto Oy
Oulaisten Liikenne Oy
Phone
(08) 470263
Email
esa.pirttijarvi@oulaistenliikenne.fi
Website
oulaistenliikenne.fi
Bus from RAUTATIEASEMA I I (Kokkola) to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
Oulaisten Liikenne Oy
Orajärven Bussit Oy
Phone
040 183 4373
Email
markku.myynti@orajarvenbussit.fi
Website
orajarvenbussit.fi
Bus from Linja-autoasema P to Hallituskatu 22
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$46 - $52
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from JFK to New York City, How do I buy a London Underground ticket? and The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tampere to Lapland?

The distance between Tampere and Lapland is 707 km. The road distance is 706 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tampere to Lapland?

The cheapest way to get from Tampere to Lapland is to train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tampere to Lapland?

The quickest way to get from Tampere to Lapland is to train and fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 55€ - 240€.

Is there a direct train between Tampere and Lapland?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tampere/Tammerfors and arriving at Rovaniemi. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Tampere and Lapland?

No, there is no direct bus from Tampere to Lapland. However, there are services departing from Tays I and arriving at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema via Jyväskylä Matkakeskus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Tampere to Lapland?

The train from Tampere/Tammerfors to Rovaniemi takes 7 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.