Getting to Pyhätunturi

View from Pyhätunturi

While our town and our hotel is located right in the middle of pristine Lappish landscapes, far from the population centers, it’s still very easy to reach this nature lover’s paradise. Below you’ll find information on the different ways you can reach us from different locations in Finland.

From Rovaniemi Airport

Rovaniemi Airport is the nearest airport to Pyhätunturi. While some direct flights are available, often you will require a stopover in Helsinki. Finnair and Norwegian airlines both offer a good amount of connections. Both Helsinki and Rovaniemi airports are modern and efficient, making getting to Pyhätunturi very easy.

After landing in Rovaniemi, you’re options are:

SKIBUS – a very easy and affordable way to get to Pyhätunturi. You can find the schedules for the Skibus line here. It’s always advisable to purchase tickets in advance, and you can do it via Matkahuolto’s website. NOTE: If you come via the skibus, you can ask the driver to stop at Pyhä Igloos directly. You can also arrange a skibus pick-up from the Igloos with the driver. The normal route does not include Pyhä Igloos – so remember to talk to the driver. The normal final stop is at Pyhätunturi Ski-Inn, 400m from Pyhä Igloos.

PRIVATE TRANSFER – while taxis are usually available at the airport, you can contact us to pre-book your private transfer through our network of partners.

CAR RENTAL – our partners at FiRent in Rovaniemi will be happy to assist you with renting a car for your stay. The drive is about a hour and half, and the road conditions are good. It’s advisable to exercise caution while driving during snowy/icy periods. You can rent a car vai FiRent here.

Helsinki-Kemijärvi-Pyhätunturi via Night Train

Another fantastic option is to utilize Finland’s high quality rail service. A night train can be boarded in Helsinki, and it will arrive in Kemijärvi (a city 50km from Pyhätunturi) in the morning. From Kemijärvi, there’s a bus line to Pyhätunturi. You can book the train tickets via VR here, and the bus tickets via Matkahuolto here.