There are 7 ways to get from Tromsø to Kirkenes by plane, bus, ferry or car

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Fly to Kirkenes  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Kirkenes (KKN) TOS - KKN

$87 - $274

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Fly to Vadso, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Vadso (VDS) TOS - VDS
  2. Take the bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole

$121 - $291

Fly to Vardo, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Vardo (VAW) TOS - VAW
  2. Take the bus from Svartnes to Kirkenes skole

$170 - $496

Bus  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Alta sentrum 150
  2. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Skaidi 61 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Skaidi to Thon Hotel Kirkenes 66

$174 - $199

Ferry, bus  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tromsø Hurtigrutekai to Hammerfest Hurtigrutekai Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes
  2. Take the bus from Hammerfest bussterminal to Thon Hotel Kirkenes 66

$225 - $282

Ferry  •  38 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tromsø Hurtigrutekai to Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai Bergen-Trondheim-Bodø-Tromsø-Kirkenes

$290 - $400

Drive  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Tromsø to Kirkenes 504.4 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Tromsø to Kirkenes. However, there are services departing from Tromsø Prostneset and arriving at Thon Hotel Kirkenes via Alta sentrum and Skaidi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tromsø Hurtigrutekai and arriving at Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tromsø and Kirkenes is 428 km. The road distance is 807 km.

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Kirkenes without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Tromsø to Kirkenes, including transfers.

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Tromsø to Kirkenes bus services, operated by Troms Fylkestrafikk, depart from Tromsø Prostneset station.

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Kirkenes is to fly which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Tromso Airport to Kirkenes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Tromsø to Kirkenes bus services, operated by Snelandia, arrive at Thon Hotel Kirkenes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tromsø to Kirkenes is 807 km. It takes approximately 11 h 34 min to drive from Tromsø to Kirkenes.

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  • Distance: 267.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Tromsø, Norway and Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway?

Widerøe flies from Tromsø to Kirkenes twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tromsø to Kirkenes via Alta sentrum and Skaidi in around 18 h 6 min.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Tromso to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Tromso to Vadso
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Tromso to Vadso via Alta
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Tromso to Vardo via Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Tromso to Vardo via Vadso
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Bus operators
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Kiby to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Svartnes to Kirkenes skole
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $60
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Alta sentrum to Skaidi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Skaidi to Thon Hotel Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Hammerfest bussterminal to Thon Hotel Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$105 - $120
Website
Snelandia
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Alta sentrum
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Ferry operators
Hurtigruten
Phone
+442031 317 799
Website
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Tromsø Hurtigrutekai to Hammerfest Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hurtigruten.com
Ferry from Tromsø Hurtigrutekai to Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $400
Schedules at
hurtigruten.com

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Widerøe offers flights from Tromso Airport to Kirkenes Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Kirkenes. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Tromso Airport is to line 42 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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