Location and traveling

You can arrive in Saariselkä by air, bus or car.  VR (the Finnish railways) will get you to Rovaniemi in comfort, where you can choose from several connecting buses or even rent a car to continue.


Finnair flies from Helsinki to Ivalo all year round.


Norwegian flies from Helsinki to Ivalo during the season 2018-2019 until 30.3.2019 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.



Each flight has a bus connection to Saariselkä, as well as from Saariselkä to reach each flight.

You can also catch a taxi at the airport to reach your destination conveniently.


You can catch a train to Rovaniemi with several bus connections to Saariselkä.  Don’t forget the car-carrier trains and rental car companies!




You can easily reach Saariselkä by following the National Road Four (E75), which travels through Finland.  If you are travelling from Eastern Finland, you can join this highway at Oulu, Rovaniemi or Sodankylä via National Roads Five and Six, and continue straight to North.  The following websites will help you to choose the route:

Google Maps

Via Michelin


Skibus operates in the Saariselkä area

The “Hop on hop off” Skibus operates in Saariselkä throughout the season between Saariselkä center and Saariselkä Ski & Sport Resort.

Skibus timetable and route 2018 – 2019.

Ski Saariselkä

Kullanhuuhtojantie, 99830 Saariselkä, Suomi
Ski Saariselkä
Unnamed Road, 99830 Inari, Suomi
Kullanhuuhtojantie, 99830 Saariselkä, Suomi

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