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



Nice snow Read more Read lessTara Elisabet
(Translated by Google) Very good place. (Original) Erittäin hyvä paikka. Read more Read lessmaijaliisa seppa
(Translated by Google) A great place for outdoor activities. Any ski, winter equipment can be rented. Different types of slopes for children and adults. Convenient lifts (the cost of a single ascent and descent is 12 euros) on different slopes on both sides. There are cozy cafes where you can relax, warm up, and have a snack. (Original) Отличное место для активного отдыха. Любой горнолыжный, зимний инвентарь можно взять напрокат. Разные виды спусков для детей и взрослых. Удобные подъемники( стоимость однократного подъёма-спуска 12 евро) на разных склонах с обеих сторон. Есть уютные кафе,где можно отдохнуть,согреться, перекусить. Read more Read lessTatjana Sigorskaia
(Translated by Google) Great service (Original) Loistava palvelu Read more Read lessPetri Roivas
(Translated by Google) Then lust for the best (Original) Siis iha parasta Read more Read lessEemil Kauppila
(Translated by Google) A wonderful place to vacation. Sledding hill a bit fierce for children. (Original) Ihana paikka lomailla. Pulkkamäki vähän raju lapsille. Read more Read lesshokka hongisto
Miss it in 2020. Great skiing resort and cozy restaurant. Read more Read lessArsen Galiev
Just love this place🥰👍 Read more Read lessKristiina Keravuori
(Translated by Google) Good service! (Original) Hyvä palvelu! Read more Read lesstarja hakulinen
(Translated by Google) Neat place and nice service (Original) Siisti paikka ja mukava palvelu Read more Read lessHannu Heiskanen
(Translated by Google) Great place, I liked a lot. It was nice to be with the kids. (Original) Loistava paikka, pidin paljon. Oli kiva olla lasten kanssa. Read more Read lessJakke
(Translated by Google) A suitable "quiet" place. Great slopes, difficulty for skiers of all ages. (Original) Sopivan "rauhallinen" paikka. Hienot rinteet, vaikeustasoa kaikenikäisille laskijoille. Read more Read lessTimo Känsälä

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