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There are 6 ways to get from Umba to Kittilä by taxi, train, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, train, bus  •  19h 57m

  1. Take a taxi from Umba to Kandalaksha
  2. Take the train from Kandalaksha to Murmansk
  3. Take the bus from Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori to Ivalo
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo MH to T F42
  5. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kittilän koulukeskus

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Taxi, train, bus via Poyakonda  •  23h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Umba to Poiakonda
  2. Take the train from Poiakonda to Murmansk
  3. Take the bus from Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori to Ivalo
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo MH to T F42
  5. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kittilän koulukeskus

Taxi, train, bus via Poyakonda #2  •  23h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Umba to Poiakonda
  2. Take the train from Poiakonda to Murmansk
  3. Take the bus from Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori to Ivalo
  4. Take the bus from Ivalo MH to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  5. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kittilän koulukeskus

Taxi, train, bus via Kirkenes  •  29h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Umba to Poiakonda
  2. Take the train from Poiakonda to Murmansk
  3. Take the bus from Murmansk to Kirkenes
  4. Take the bus from Kirkenes to Kiilopää
  5. Take the bus from Kiilopää (Inari) to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
  6. Take the bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kittilän koulukeskus

Drive  •  7h 43m

  1. Drive from Umba to Kittilä 531.5 km

Drive, fly  •  11h 41m

  1. Drive from Umba to Kuusamo
  2. Fly from Kuusamo (KAO) to Kittila (KTT) KAO - KTT
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Finland from Russia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kittilä is 0295 535 535.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kittilä is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kittilä is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0295 535 535.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Russia from Finland.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Umba to Kittilä is to drive which costs RUB 4800 - RUB 7000 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Umba to Kittilä is to drive which costs RUB 4800 - RUB 7000 and takes 7h 43m.

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The distance between Umba and Kittilä is 421 km. The road distance is 531.5 km.

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The best way to get from Umba to Kittilä without a car is to taxi and train and bus which takes 19h 57m and costs RUB 5500 - RUB 8000.

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It takes approximately 19h 57m to get from Umba to Kittilä, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Umba to Kittilä is 531 km. It takes approximately 7h 43m to drive from Umba to Kittilä.

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Finnair offers flights from Kuusamo Airport to Kittila Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kittilä. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Umba to Kittilä.
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  • Distance: 420.6 km
  • Duration: 19h 57m

What companies run services between Umba, Murmansk Oblast, Russia and Kittilä, Lapland, Finland?

There is no direct connection from Umba to Kittilä. However, you can take the taxi to Kandalaksha, take the train to Murmansk, take the walk to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori, take the bus to Ivalo, take the walk to Ivalo MH, take the bus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, then take the bus to Kittilän koulukeskus. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Poiakonda, take the train to Murmansk, take the walk to Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori, take the bus to Ivalo, take the walk to Ivalo MH, take the bus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema, then take the bus to Kittilän koulukeskus.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Kuusamo to Kittila via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Kuusamo to Kittila via Helsinki, Ivalo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Kandalaksha to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
€16 - €23
2nd Class (Kupé)
€15 - €22
Train from Poiakonda to Murmansk
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en
3rd Class (Platzcart)
€18 - €25
2nd Class (Kupé)
€18 - €25
Bus operators
Murmansk Avtotrans
Website
murmanskautotrans.ru
Bus from Murmansk, Hotel Poliarnie Zori to Ivalo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24
Schedules at
murmanskautotrans.ru
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Rovaniemi linja-autoasema to Kittilän koulukeskus
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Phone
+35816 312280
Email
tilausajo@liikenneniemela.fi
Website
liikenneniemela.fi
Bus from Ivalo MH to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Bus from Kiilopää (Inari) to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Liikenne O.Niemelä Oy
Pasvikturist AS
Phone
(+47) 78 99 50 80
Email
firmapost@pasvikturist.no
Website
pasvikturist.no
Bus from Murmansk to Kirkenes
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35
Schedules at
pasvikturist.no
VisitInari.fi
Website
visitinari.fi
Bus from Kirkenes to Kiilopää
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€430 - €450
Schedules at
visitinari.fi
Other operators
Taxi from Umba to Kandalaksha
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Estimated price
€19 - €24

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