How to get to Lapland in winter 2024-2025

Photo: VisitRovaniemi

How to get to Lapland? Direct flights to Lapland airports and connecting flights from Helsinki operate daily. Trains and buses offer you options for more environment friendly travel without flying.

Flying to Lapland: Direct flights to Rovaniemi (RVN)

From Rovaniemi Airport you can catch a bus or a taxi either to Santa Claus Village or Rovaniemi downtown.

EurowingsDüsseldorf (DUS)
Berlin Brandenburg (BER)
Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
Jan 2025 – Mar 2025
IberiaMadrid Adolfo Suarez-Barajas (MAD)Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
RyanairDublin (DUB)
Brussels Charleroi (CRL)
Milan Bergamo (BGY)
London Stansted (STN)
Liverpool (LPL)
Oct 2024 – Mar 2025
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Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
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Oct 2024 – Mar 2025
EasyJetManchester (MAN)
Milan (MXP)
Bristol (BRS)
London Gatwick (LGW)
Amsterdam (AMS)
Edinburgh (EDI)
London Luton (LTN)
Naples (NAP)
Paris
Nov 2024 – Jan 2025
Nov 2024 – Jan 2025
Nov 2024 – Jan 2025
Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
Dec 2024 – Jan 2025
Dec 2024 – Jan 2025
Dec 2024 – Jan 2025
Dec 2024 – Jan 2025
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AirFranceParis (CDG)Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul (IST)Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesAmsterdam (AMS)Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
FinnairHelsinki (HEL)
Tromso
All year round
Oct 2024 – Mar 2025
NorwegianHelsinki (HEL)
Munchen (MUC)
London Gatwick (LGW)
All year round
Dec 2024 ->
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PlayReykjavik (KEF)Dec 2024
Austrian AirlinesVienna (VIE)Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
VuelingBarcelona (BCN)Dates coming soon.
TransaviaParis (ORY)Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
EdelweissZurich (ZRH)Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
SAS Copenhagen (CPH)Dec 2024 – Feb 2025
LufthansaFrankfurt (FRA)Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
Chart will be updated as new connections are published. For flight information and booking please use the services of the airline.
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Flying to Lapland: direct flights to Kittilä

Ski resort and fell area Levi is located only about 15 minute drive from Kittilä Airport. You can reach Kittilä Airport directly from Helsinki-Vantaa with Finnair. Kittilä Airport is located about 2 hour drive away from Rovaniemi, 2,5 hours from Saariselkä and 3 hours from Kilpisjärvi.

EurowingsManchester (MAN)
Düsseldorf (DUS)
Nov 2024 – Jan 2025
Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
EasyJetLondon
Manchester (MAN)
Nov 2024 – Dec 2024
Nov 2024 – Jan 2025
AirFranceParis (CDG)Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
Discover AirlinesMunich (MUC)
Frankfurt (FRA)
Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
Dec 2025 – Mar 2025
LufthansaMunich (MUC)Nov 2024 – Mar 2025
AirBalticRiga (RIX)
Tampere (TMP)
Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
Dec 2024 – Mar 2025
Austrian AirlinesViennaDec 2024 – Mar 2025
Chart will be updated as new connections are published. For flight information and booking please use the services of the airline.

Travel by ground

Trains from Helsinki to Rovaniemi depart multiple times a day. The Northernmost train station can be found in Kemijärvi, but for the easiest connections around Lapland Rovaniemi offers you a great layover place. In Rovaniemi you can stay at Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus, Santa’s Hotel Rudolf or Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle.

Domestic buses take you to Lapland from all over Finland. You can also reach Finnish Lapland by bus from Norway and Sweden. You can reach all of our destinations by bus.

See different buses from here:

For experienced drivers a rental car can also be an option. If you feel wary of driving in dark, snowy and icy conditions, we recommend weighing your options carefully.

Welcome to Lapland!

Photo: VisitRovaniemi