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Transportation to and from Rovaniemi Airport


What is the distance from Rovaniemi Airport to the centre of Rovaniemi?

By car it is a 10 to 15 minute drive to the centre of Rovaniemi, the distance between the airport and the city centre is 9 kilometres / 5.6 miles. Santa Claus Village and SantaPark are both 3 kilometres away from Rovaniemi Airport, by car or taxi travel time is only 3 minutes.

From RVN Airport to Rovaniemi City centre by Car
9 km
15 min

Bus services

Airportbus to Rovaniemi

The Airportbus offers a good bus connection between the airport and bus station (Matkahuolto Rovaniemi) of Rovaniemi. The city’s main bus terminal is located on the Lapinkävijäntie street, between the centre and railway station of Rovaniemi. On the way, the bus stops at several hotels in Rovaniemi. The bus leaves shortly after every inbound flight from Finnair and Norwegian. However, if you are flying with another airline you can also use this bus service.

From the city, the Airportbus leaves 1 hour and 20 minutes prior to every outbound flight. Travel time between Rovaniemi Airport and Rovaniemi Bus Station is 20 minutes. If you want to be picked up or dropped off at your hotel, the price is € 10 per person or € 16 for two people. If you want to use the Airportbus, it is advisable to reserve a seat via the Airportbus website. Please consult website Airportbus for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults € 7 € 14
Children € 7 € 14

The train station (Rovaniemi Rautatieasema) in the southwest of the city, Santa Claus Village and SantaPark can be reached by the bus services operated by Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy. Santa Claus Village is the official residence of Santa Claus and a very nice place for children. You can stay overnight in one of the cosy houses that Santa Claus Holiday Village has to offer. From here it is a short drive to SantaPark, an underground Christmas theme park.

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Rovaniemi: Ice Karting Open Race

Put the pedal to the metal and challenge your colleagues, friends, or family to a race on ice and snow. Zip around on safe, icy tracks on karts. Compete against time, other drivers, and yourself.


Rovaniemi: Midnight Sun Photography Tour

Witness and photograph the stunning midnight sun in Rovaniemi. Visit 2-3 locations during this photography tour to take one of kind photos.


Lapland Full Day Tour with Lunch & Dinner

Experience the best Rovaniemi has to offer. See the rare arctic animals in the wonderful Ranua Zoo, spend some time shopping, and finish the evening in a relaxing traditional sauna followed by an open-fire dinner.



Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

Are you ready to tackle a 2-hour snowmobile ride? Learn to drive a snowmobile with the help of your guide and marvel at the vast Rovaniemi wilderness.


Rovaniemi: 5-Hour Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure

feel like a true Finn and come on an adventure in the woods. Ride a snowmobile and learn how to go ice fishing.


Rovaniemi: Electric Snowmobile Safari

Are you ready for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure on an electric snowmobile? Become part of nature on this silent and emission-free safari, and marvel at the Arctic splendor of Rovaniemi.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari Adventure

Would you like to try snowmobiling? Experience the thrilling excitement of snowmobiling through snowy forests or on the boundless lake area around the Rovaniemi city in Finnish Lapland. This 3-hour adventure is a great and unforgettable experience.

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Rovaniemi: Cross Country Wilderness Ski Adventure

Explore the winter forest with just you and your guide on a cross-country ski adventure through the Finnish wilderness from Rovaniemi. Discover magical scenery and frozen lakes as you keep your eyes peeled for deer, moose, and fox tracks.

Tour & transport

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Photography Tour & BBQ

Head out of the city to great viewing locations for the best chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights! Enjoy a traditional BBQ, and a professional Northern Lights photographer for the best experience.


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