How to Reach Rovaniemi - The Easiest Way to Reach Rovaniemi


  • By Air: Rovaniemi airport services all domestic and international flights to the City. It is the largest airport in Northern Finland. From the airport, take an airport shuttle or hire a cab to get to the City.
  • By Rail: Rovaniemi is well connected to the major cities by train. Train journeys are faster and cheaper as compared to a bus journey. There is a daily service to and from Helsinki. The journey from Helsinki to Rovaniemi will take approximately 10-11 Hours. Being in close proximity to City centre, it is easier to reach any part of the City.  
  • By Bus: Quite a few service providers have daily bus service connecting Rovaniemi to neighbouring cities and some even connect passengers to Norway. 


  • Rovaniemi is a small city and most of it can be explored on foot. Only exception are few attractions located farther from the City centre and may require a mode of transportation like hiring a cab to reach to the destination.

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Modes of Transportation in Rovaniemi

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Rovaniemi. The most preferred mode of transport in Rovaniemi is Bike.

Average distance: 3.41 km Average time: 15 min

  • Bike 100%
    Bike 15 min Overall average time for 3.41 kms 15 min

How to Reach Rovaniemi from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Oulu to Rovaniemi 151.42 km 2 hours 31 mins
Tampere to Rovaniemi 549.73 km 9 hours 9 mins
Lahti to Rovaniemi 552.23 km 9 hours 12 mins
Nastola to Rovaniemi 555.51 km 9 hours 15 mins
Joensuu to Rovaniemi 590.08 km 9 hours 50 mins
Hyvinkää to Rovaniemi 597.12 km 9 hours 57 mins
Helsinki to Rovaniemi 641.07 km 10 hours 41 mins
Espoo to Rovaniemi 643.69 km 10 hours 43 mins
Tallinn to Rovaniemi 717.78 km 11 hours 57 mins
Rauma to Rovaniemi 719.82 km 11 hours 59 mins
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