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 daily.


Norwegian flies from Helsinki to Ivalo during the season 2019-2020 until 12.4.2020 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Prices starting € 36,- one way.



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

“Hop on hop off” – skibus is driven in the Saariselkä area between Saariselkä village and Saariselkä Ski & Sport Resort throughout the season.

Skibus timetable and route 2020 – 2021.

Find accommodation in Saariselkä:

Find accommodation by Saariselkä Booking



(Translated by Google) Excellent equipment 👍 These fully sprung Haibikes are the perfect choice for trails and sandbars. There is enough torque and the go is soft 😀 In addition to the service really friendly, I highly recommend 😊 (Original) Erinomainen kalusto 👍 Nämä täysjousitetut Haibiket ovat täydellinen valinta poluille ja hiekkapätkille. Vääntöä riittää, ja meno on pehmeää 😀 Palvelu lisäksi todella ystävällistä, suosittelen lämpimästi 😊 Read more Read lessTimo Honkanen
(Translated by Google) Buildings could be less other quite a pig good👍👍👍 (Original) Rakennuksia voisi olla vähemmän muuta aiva sika hyvä👍👍👍 Read more Read lessMilo stoc
(Translated by Google) Good and friendly service. Quick bug fixes in rental equipment .... (Original) Hyvä ja ystävällinen palvelu. Nopeat vian korjaukset vuokravälineissä.... Read more Read lessArto Flink
(Translated by Google) The first time in Saariselkä and spent the night in a motorhome here in the camping area. A nice warm hearted place and the whole family was very well entertained this way in June. There were almost no mosquitoes. 👌 Good service and clean toilet and shower facilities. The reindeer visited nearby and their activities were nice to watch to (Original) Ensimmäinen kerta Saariselällä ja yövyttiin asuntoautossa täällä camping alueella. Mukava lämminhenkinen paikka ja koko perhe viihdyttiin erittäin hyvin näin kesäkuussa. Hyttysiä ei ollut juuri ollenkaan. 👌 Hyvä palvelu ja siistit WC-ja suihkutilat. Porot vierailivat lähellä ja niiden touhuja oli mukava seurata❣️ Read more Read lessNoora Vinni-Penttilä
(Translated by Google) Good and versatile also like this in late summer. (Original) Hyvä ja monipuolinen myös näin loppukesästä. Read more Read lessMazika 56
(Translated by Google) The tastiest, ice-cold orange juice is served here👌 by super nice staff (Original) Den godaste, iskalla apelsinjuicen får man serverad här👌 av supertrevlig personal Read more Read lessMonica Rönnqvist
Had a question about a board that I rented two years ago (wanted to buy a similar one) and they’re very friendly and helpful in sorting out which one I had rented. The rent very good boards. I am a pretty experienced rider and there are few places were I could try out board that actually end up buying. Read more Read lessMart van Blokland
(Translated by Google) Awesome service and wheels good (Original) Mahtava palvelu ja pyörät hyviä Read more Read lessjouni mäntylä
(Translated by Google) Really good and helpful service, wheels awesome! (Original) Tosi hyvä ja avulias palvelu, pyörät mahtavia! Read more Read lessMarkus Savolainen
(Translated by Google) Stunning fells, I recommend renting an E-fatbike. Friendly service. A little sprouts. (Original) Huikeat tunturit, suosittelen E-fatbiken vuokraamista. Ystävällistä palvelua. Vähän itikoita. Read more Read lessMika
(Translated by Google) Good service! 😁 (Original) Hyvä palvelu! 😁 Read more Read lessMikko Hilippälä
(Translated by Google) Everything worked fine. (Original) Kaikki toimi mainiosti. Read more Read lessTimo Mutka

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