How long is the train from Helsinki to Lapland?
Is there a direct train between Helsinki and Lapland? Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Helsinki and arriving at Rovaniemi. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12h.
Is there a train from Helsinki to Lapland?
The Finnish double-decker night train, known as the Santa Claus Express, travels from Helsinki to snow-covered Lapland in the north. The train stops at Rovaniemi, the official home of Santa Claus, and then goes on to Kemijärvi, its final destination.
How do I buy a train ticket in Helsinki?
Single tickets can be bought at the ticket machines on the platform. If you are traveling to Helsinki, buy a regional ticket from the machine. It is valid on all HSL transport within Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo and Kauniainen. If you are traveling within Vantaa, buy an internal ticket for Vantaa.
What airport do you fly to for Lapland?
What is the nearest airport to Lapland? The nearest airport to Lapland is Kittila (KTT) Airport which is 69.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Ivalo (IVL) (102.7 km) and Rovaniemi (RVN) (135.7 km).
Are the Northern Lights in Lapland?
Lapland is an ideal place to see northern lights due to its location in the Arctic Circle. The northern lights, scientifically known as aurora borealis, look like magic but they are in fact a natural phenomenon. The best time to go on a northern lights tour in Lapland is December through March.
Can you see Northern Lights in Helsinki?
On the coast of the Arctic Ocean in North Norway (e.g. in Tromsö) one can see Northern lights almost every night. Even in South Finland, say Helsinki, one can see them but much more seldom; in Helsinki only one night out of 20.
How much is Helsinki Airport train?
Fares. Single ticket fare from Helsinki Airport to city centre is € 4.10 (mobile), € 4.10 (HSL card), € 4.10 (ticket machine), € 6.00 (from the bus driver). Please note it is needed a ticket to the ABC zone to travel between Helsinki Airport and the city centre.
How much does a bus ticket cost in Finland?
Local Transport All Finnish cities and towns have a bus network, with departures every 10 to 15 minutes in large towns, and every 30 to 60 minutes in smaller towns. Fares are around €2.50 to €3.50; pay the driver.
What money do they use in Lapland?
Essential Lapland Facts The currency in Lapland, which is a part of Finland, is the Euro.