Travelling to Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is situated in Finnish Lapland, right on the Arctic Circle. Despite its northern location, getting there is easy – Rovaniemi is well connected to the rest of the world via various means of transport.

By train

Rovaniemi has good connections via train from Helsinki-Vantaa airport. The train journey to the center of Rovaniemi takes about 8 hours. Connections are regular and easy.

By air

Rovaniemi airport is located a few kilometers outside of the city. The airport has good connections to the main airports in Europe. The flight time between to Helsinki-Rovaniemi is about 1 h 25 min.

By car

  • Helsinki 825 km, driving time about 10 h
  • Turku 840 km, driving time about 10.5 h
  • Vaasa 540 km, driving time about 7 h
  • Tornio 120 km (border of Sweden) driving time about 1.5 h

By ship