When you want to explore the Arctic with open eyes and heart, The Arctic Route is your choice of transportation.

Experience the Arctic in a coach

The Arctic Route is a safe, reliable and comfortable way of traveling to new adventures and unforgettable memories. Our coach routes makes visiting the various Arctic destinations easier, whether you buy a ticket for a one-way or a round trip. Light refreshments are available on board all our Arctic Route coaches.

We will operate services daily from 1. December 2019 until the end of March 2020 between Luleå and Rovaniemi and between Rovaniemi and Tromsø. Our partners offer a wide range of activities and services such as dog sledding, traditional foods and beverages, wildlife safaris, accommodation and much more.


The Arctic Routes

Rovaniemi – Luleå, Luleå – Rovaniemi

With our coaches you can travel between northern Finland and northern Sweden more comfortably than Santa Claus in his sleigh. Experience the magic of winter and the convenience of traveling on a coach seat.

Rovaniemi – Tromsø, Tromsø – Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi and Tromsø are both vibrant university towns that provide urban liveliness in the midst of beautiful nature. Traveling by coach allows you to fully take in and appreciate the Nordic scenery.

travel itinerary

From Rovaniemi to Tromsø

1.12. - 31.3.

* = Local finnish time ** = Switch to Bussring
Departure days
Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 11:40 *
Kittilä linja-autoasema 13:40 *
Levi / Sirkka 14:00*
Muonio, SEO 15:05*
Palojoensuu 15:50* **
Karesuvanto 16:45*
Kilpisjärvi, Hotelli Kilpis 18:10*
Skibotn 17:50
Nordkjosbotn 18:25
Tromssa 19:30

From Luleå to Rovaniemi

1.12. - 15.3.

* = Sweden time 1) = Not on route: 25.12.
Departure days 1)
Luleå airport – Kallax 11:10*
Luleå railway station 11:30*
Kalix bus station 12:30*
Haparanda linja-autoasema 14:10
Tornio linja-autoasema 14:20
Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 16:00
Hotel Santa Claus 16:05
Rovaniemi lentoasema 16:15
Napapiiri / Santa Claus Village 16:20

From Rovaniemi to Luleå

1.12. - 15.3.

* = Sweden time 1) = Not on route: 25.12., 1.1.
Departure days 1)
Napapiiri / Santa Claus Village 7:10
Hotel Santa Claus 7:20
Rovaniemi linja-autoasema 7:30
Tornio linja-autoasema 9:10
Haparanda linja-autoasema 9:20
Kalix bus station 9:00*
Luleå railway station 10:00*
Luleå airport – Kallax 10:20*