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There are 5 ways to get from Tromsø to Oulu by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Oulu (OUL) TOS - OUL

$139 - $562

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Bus, Ski Bus  •  17h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Narvik bussterminal 100
  2. Take the bus from Narvik busstation to Kiruna busstation 91
  3. Take the bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 53
  4. Take the Ski Bus from Tornio to Oulu F4

$86 - $148

3 alternative options

Bus, drive, train  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tromsdalen Bruvegen to Nordkjosbotn 160 / ...
  2. Drive from Nordkjosbotn to Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus E
  3. Take the bus from Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus E to Kittilän lentoasema
  4. Take the bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
  5. Take the train from Rovaniemi to Oulu asema

Bus, train  •  18h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Narvik bussterminal 100
  2. Take the train from Narvik station to Luleå Centralstation 93
  3. Take the bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  4. Take the train from Kemi to Oulu asema

$99 - $183

Drive  •  9h 57m

  1. Drive from Tromsø to Oulu 468.5 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Tromsø to Oulu is to bus and Ski Bus which costs kr 700 - kr 1300 and takes 17h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Tromsø to Oulu is to fly which costs kr 1100 - kr 4700 and takes 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tromsø to Oulu. However, there are services departing from Tromsø Prostneset and arriving at Oulu via Narvik busstation, Kiruna busstation and Tornio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 20m.

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The distance between Tromsø and Oulu is 586 km. The road distance is 749.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Oulu without a car is to bus and Ski Bus which takes 17h 20m and costs kr 700 - kr 1300.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Tromsø to Oulu, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Oulu is to fly which takes 6h 51m and costs kr 1100 - kr 4700. Alternatively, you can bus and Ski Bus, which costs kr 700 - kr 1300 and takes 17h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Tromso Airport to Oulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Tromsø to Oulu bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Oulu station.

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Map of how to get from Tromsø to Oulu.
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  • Distance: 366 miles
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Tromsø, Norway and Oulu, Finland?

Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Tromsø to Oulu 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tromsø to Oulu via Narvik busstation, Kiruna busstation, and Tornio in around 17h 20m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tromso to Oulu via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Tromso to Oulu via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Rovaniemi to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Kemi to Oulu asema
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
www.vr.fi
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Narvik station to Luleå Centralstation
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $55
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $85
2nd Class Refundable
$60 - $85
1st Class Refundable
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Tromsdalen Bruvegen to Nordkjosbotn
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Tromsø Prostneset to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Elli-Marja Kultima Ky
Phone
(016) 537 716
Email
elli@kilpistaksi.com
Website
kilpistaksi.com
Bus from Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus E to Kittilän lentoasema
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
kilpistaksi.com
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema piha
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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eskelisen.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi
Koskilinjat Oy
Phone
+358 8 5550500
Website
koivistonauto.fi
Bus from Kittilän lentoasema to Rovaniemi Rautatieasema I
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
koivistonauto.fi
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Narvik busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Kiruna busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
ltr.se
Bus from Luleå busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
ltr.se
Nordland fylkeskommune
Phone
+47 756 550 000
Email
post@nfk.no
Website
nfk.no
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Kiruna Busstation
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Nordland fylkeskommune
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Tornio to Oulu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
onnibus.com

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Oulu is 1h ahead of Tromsø. It is currently 10:09 PM in Tromsø and 11:09 PM in Oulu.

Yes, the driving distance between Tromsø to Oulu is 750 km. It takes approximately 9h 57m to drive from Tromsø to Oulu.

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Scandinavian Airlines and Finnair offer flights from Tromso Airport to Oulu Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Oulu. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Tromso Airport is to line 42 bus which takes 12m and costs kr 40 - kr 50.

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