There are 8 ways to get from Tampere to Rovaniemi 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. Intercity / ...

$60 - $90

7 alternative options

Train via Oulu/Uleaborg  •  8 h 2 min

  1. 47 / ...
  2. Intercity / ...

$65 - $99

Bus Koskilinjat Oy  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Linja-autoasema, tulolaituri - Jyväskylä Matkakeskus / ...
  2. Hki linja-autoasema - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$80 - $141

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

$106 - $167

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. 441 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Tampere to Rovaniemi  •  5 h 20 min

  1. TMP - RVN

$213 - $716

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

  1. HEL - RVN

$66 - $284

Fly Tampere to Oulu, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. TMP - OUL

$196 - $604

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

Finnish Railways (VR) operates a train from Tampere to Rovaniemi 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 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 31 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 Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tampere to Oulu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
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 - $90
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Tampere to Oulu
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 - $27
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 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $32
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
$4 - $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
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
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 - $110
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
$75 - $110
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 - $50
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
$60 - $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
$37 - $42
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
Orajärven Bussit Oy

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tampere and Rovaniemi is 564 km. The road distance is 706 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Tampere to Rovaniemi is to train and fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 55€ - 250€.

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Tampere to Rovaniemi. 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 31 min.

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