There are 4 ways to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Vaasa (VAA) to Rovaniemi (RVN) VAA - RVN

$230 - $785

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Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Vaasa to Seinäjoki 46 / ...
  2. Take the train from Seinäjoki to Rovaniemi 933 / ...

$55 - $85

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Bus, train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Vaasa matkakeskus to Lapuan Matkakeskus
  2. Take the train from Lapua to Oulainen 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Oulainen ras/Mh to Linja-autoasema T
  4. Take the bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Porokulma E

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Vaasa to Rovaniemi 336.5 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi is to train which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi is to fly which costs 190€ - 700€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vaasa to Rovaniemi. However, there are services departing from Vaasa and arriving at Rovaniemi via Seinäjoki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Vaasa and Rovaniemi is 425 km. The road distance is 538.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi without a car is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi, including transfers.

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Vaasa to Rovaniemi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Vaasa station.

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The best way to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 190€ - 700€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Vaasa Airport to Rovaniemi Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Vaasa to Rovaniemi train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Rovaniemi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaasa to Rovaniemi is 538 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Vaasa to Rovaniemi.

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Finnair offers flights from Vaasa Airport to Rovaniemi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vaasa to Rovaniemi.
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  • Distance: 265.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Vaasa, Finland and Rovaniemi, Finland?

Finnair flies from Vaasa to Rovaniemi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vaasa to Rovaniemi via Seinäjoki in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vaasa to Rovaniemi via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Vaasa to Seinäjoki
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Seinäjoki to Rovaniemi
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Lapua to Oulainen
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Härmän Liikenne Oy
Phone
+358 6 4848749
Website
harmanliikenne.fi
Bus from Vaasa matkakeskus to Lapuan Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Härmän Liikenne Oy
Lesonen&Wiman Oy
Website
liikennevirasto.fi
Bus from Oulainen ras/Mh to Linja-autoasema T
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
liikennevirasto.fi
J.M. Eskelisen Lapin Linjat Oy
Phone
+358 295 34 3000
Website
eskelisen.fi
Bus from Oulu linja-autoasema, lähtölaituri to Porokulma E
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eskelisen.fi

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