From Helsinki to Lapland

Travelling from Helsinki to Lapland

Route planner and additional information: Lapland - The North of Finland:

Group tours from Helsinki to Lapland


By airplane

Finnair flies from Helsinki to Enontekiö, Ivalo, Kemi, Kittilä, Kuusamo, Oulu and Rovaniemi. Finnair is Santa's official airline. See There are daily connections year round from Helsinki to Lapland. Flight times from Helsinki to destinations in Lapland:

Ivalo (near Hotel & Igloo Village Kakslauttanen) 1 h 35 min

Kemi/Tornio 1 h 10 min

Kittilä 1 h 45 min

Rovaniemi 1 h 20 min

Check also possible quick getaways!

Norwegian (low cost airline) flies from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, Ivalo and Kittilä (cheap flights):

SAS (former Blue1) flies from Helsinki to Kittilä and Kuusamo:

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By bus

Eskelisen Lapin Linjat (routes Helsinki-Rovaniemi-Nordkapp and Helsinki-Rovaniemi-Tromsa):


By train

Train connections Helsinki - Kolari (995 kilometers, about 13 hours) and Helsinki- Rovaniemi (900 kilometers, about 9-10 hours, night trains are slower) several times a day. All night trains have sleeper cabins with beds. On the way from Helsinki to Lapland you will see beautiful Finnish landscape. Trains are the cheapest way to travel to Lapland. It is also possible to take your car with you to and from Lapland on the so called "car train". For more details and timetables and . You can also buy tickets online.