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

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Tromsø to Skibotn
  2. Take the bus from Skibotn to Kilpisjärvi
  3. Take the bus from Kilpisjärven retkeilykeskus E to Kittilän lentoasema
  4. Drive from Kittilän lentoasema to Petkula
  5. Take the bus from Petkula to Tankavaara

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Fly to Lakselv, bus

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Lakselv (LKL)
  2. Take the bus from Lakselv lufthavn Banak to Karasjok bussterminal
  3. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Ivalo
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo to Tankavaara

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tromsø to Alta
  2. Take the bus from Alta sentrum to Karasjok bussterminal
  3. Take the bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Kakslauttanen

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Tromsø Hurtigrutekai to Kirkenes Hurtigrutekai
  2. Take the bus from Kirkenes Hurtigruten to Kakslauttanen

Drive

  1. Drive from Tromsø to Tankavaara

Fly to Kirkenes, bus

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Kirkenes (KKN)
  2. Take the bus from Kirkenes Airport to Saariselkä

Fly to Vadso, bus

  1. Fly from Tromso (TOS) to Vadso (VDS)
  2. Take the bus from Kiby to Kirkenes lufthavn Høybuktmoen
  3. Take the bus from Kirkenes Airport to Saariselkä

Tromsø to Tankavaara by bus

The bus journey time between Tromsø and Tankavaara is around 18h 8m and covers a distance of around 807 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. Operated by The Arctic Route, Snelandia, J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy and others, the Tromsø to Tankavaara bus service departs from Tromsø and arrives in Vt 4 Tankavaara E. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Buses
18h 8m Average Duration
€156 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Tromsø to Tankavaara is to drive, which costs kr 900 - kr 1400 and takes 8h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Tromsø to Tankavaara is to fly and bus which costs kr 4100 - kr 6000 and takes 7h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tromsø to Tankavaara. However, there are services departing from Tromsø and arriving at Vt 4 Tankavaara E via Alta sentrum, Karasjok bussterminal and Kakslauttanen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 8m.

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The distance between Tromsø and Tankavaara is 364 km. The road distance is 619 km.

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The best way to get from Tromsø to Tankavaara without a car is to bus which takes 18h 8m and costs kr 1500 - kr 1700.

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It takes approximately 11h 26m to get from Tromsø to Tankavaara, including transfers.

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Tromsø to Tankavaara bus services, operated by The Arctic Route, depart from Tromsø station.

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

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Tromsø to Tankavaara bus services, operated by J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy, arrive at Kakslauttanen station.

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Tankavaara is 1h ahead of Tromsø. It is currently 8:21 AM in Tromsø and 9:21 AM in Tankavaara.

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  • Distance: 364 km
  • Duration: 11h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Tromsø to Tankavaara via Alta sentrum, Karasjok bussterminal, and Kakslauttanen in around 18h 8m.

Airlines
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Tromso to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Tromso to Lakselv
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Tromso to Vadso
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Flights from Tromso to Vadso via Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Flights from Tromso to Vadso via Alta
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tromso to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Bus operators
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Tromsø to Skibotn
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Tromsø to Alta
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€94
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Skibotn to Kilpisjärvi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Bus from Karasjok bussterminal to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
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
Website
Elli-Marja Kultima Ky
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Petkula to Tankavaara
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Onni Bus
Bus from Ivalo to Tankavaara
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Onni Bus
Snelandia
Email
post@snelandia.no
Website
snelandia.no
Bus from Alta sentrum to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€37 - €41
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Lakselv lufthavn Banak to Karasjok bussterminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Snelandia
Bus from Kiby to Kirkenes lufthavn Høybuktmoen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€32 - €35
Website
Snelandia
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes Hurtigruten to Kakslauttanen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€420 - €450
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes Airport to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€370 - €400
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Oberösterreichischer Verkehrsverbund
Phone
0732 66 10 10 66
Email
kundencenter@ooevv.at
Website
ooevv.at
Bus from Kirkenes Airport to Saariselkä
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€355
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
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Yes, the driving distance between Tromsø to Tankavaara is 619 km. It takes approximately 8h 27m to drive from Tromsø to Tankavaara.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Widerøe offer flights from Tromso Airport to Kirkenes Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tankavaara. Prices start at €87 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 kr 40 - kr 50.

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