There are 7 ways to get from Umeå to Rovaniemi by bus, train, car, plane, taxi or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Umeå Busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$62 - $85

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Train, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Umeå Centralstation to Luleå Notviken station
  2. Take the bus from Luleå universitet Aurorum to Haparanda/Tornio RC 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Kemi to Rovaniemi 711 / ...

$109 - $140

Bus via Sävar E4  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sävar E4 to Haparanda/Tornio RC 20
  2. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri - Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$69 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Umeå to Rovaniemi 316.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Umea to Rovaniemi  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Umea (UME) to Rovaniemi (RVN) UME - RVN

$206 - $763

Fly Umea to Lulea, taxi, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Umea (UME) to Lulea (LLA) UME - LLA
  2. Take the taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda/Tornio RC
  3. Take the bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema

$142 - $605

Car ferry, drive to Kokkola/Pietarsaari, fly to Kemi, train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Umeå to Vaasa
  2. Drive from Vaasa to Kokkola/Pietarsaari
  3. Fly from Kokkola/Pietarsaari (KOK) to Kemi (KEM) KOK - KEM
  4. Take the train from Kemi to Rovaniemi

$233 - $639

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Umeå to Rovaniemi is to bus which costs 500 kr - 750 kr and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Umeå to Rovaniemi is to drive which costs 600 kr - 950 kr and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Umeå and Rovaniemi is 391 km. The road distance is 507 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Umeå to Rovaniemi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Umeå station to Rovaniemi. However, there are services departing from Umeå Busstation and arriving at Rovaniemi linja-autoasema via Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Umeå, Sweden and Rovaniemi, Finland?

You can take a bus from Umeå to Rovaniemi via Haparanda/Tornio RC and Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus in around 9 h 10 min. Alternatively, Finnair and Malmö Aviation fly from Umeå to Rovaniemi 3 times a day.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Umea to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Umea to Rovaniemi via Stockholm Bromma, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Kokkola/Pietarsaari to Kemi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Umea to Lulea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Umea to Lulea via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Tågkompaniet
Phone
+46 77 144 41 11
Website
tagkompaniet.se
Train from Umeå Centralstation to Luleå Notviken station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
Tågkompaniet
Finnish Railways (VR)
Bus operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Umeå Busstation to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Luleå universitet Aurorum to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Bus from Sävar E4 to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Umeå Scandic Syd to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Tapanis Buss
Ketosen Liikenne
Website
ketosenliikenne.fi
Bus from Tornio-Haaparanta Matkakeskus to Rovaniemi linja-autoasema
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
ketosenliikenne.fi
Ferry operators
Wasaline
Phone
0207 716 810
Email
info@wasaline.com
Website
wasaline.com
Car ferry from Umeå to Vaasa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
wasaline.com
Other operators
Länstrafiken
Website
lanstrafiken.se
Taxi from Luleå Airport to Haparanda/Tornio RC
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
lanstrafiken.se

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