Getting to Pyhätunturi
Pyhätunturi is above Arctic Circle in Lapland.
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 – Rovaniemi-Pyhä-Luosto
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.
While taxis are usually available at the airport, you can contact us to pre-book your private transfer through our network of partners.
We have three rental cars that can be rented by the day, weekend or weekly rental. You can arrive at Pyhätunturi conveniently by the SkiBus and rent a car from us if you want to explore the surrounding area by car. We will be happy to assist you in renting a car for your stay.
There are several car rental companies in Rovaniemi. The drive from Rovaniemi is about an hour and a half, and the road conditions are good. It’s advisable to exercise caution while driving during snowy/icy periods.
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.