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Getting to Pyhätunturi

Pyhätunturi is above the Arctic Circle in Lapland.

Night Train Helsinki-Kemijärvi-Pyhätunturi

Our favorite! A sustainable and fantastic option to utilize Finland’s high-quality rail service. A night train starts from Helsinki and it will arrive in Kemijärvi (a city 50km from Pyhätunturi) in the morning. Hop on the train and leave your everyday life behind! 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. This one makes arriving from the south as smooth as it can be.

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. FinnairNorwegian and TUI UK airlines 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, your 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.

Private transfer

While taxis are usually available at the airport, you can contact these local taxis to pre-book your private transfer .

Car rental

There are several car rental companies in Rovaniemi. The drive from Rovaniemi is about an hour and a half. The road conditions are good in general. It’s always advisable to exercise caution while driving during snowy/icy periods.

Pyhätunturi information

See you in Pyhä!

Pyhätunturi or Pyhä is a small town in the Pelkosenniemi municipality in Lapland, Finland. Here you can find Pyhä Ski Resort and the Pyhä-Luosto National Park with plenty of hiking and ski trails near our igloo hotel. You can comfortably explore the Pyhä-Luosto area on your own or take a part in a variety of organized tours and experiences, which you can easily book on our site.
Read more about Pyhätunturi

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