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.

Book your flights to Saariselkä today https://www.kayak.co.uk/flight-routes/United-Kingdom-GB0/Ivalo-IVL 


Each flight landing in Ivalo has a bus connection to Saariselkä, as well as from Saariselkä to reach each flight from Ivalo. Tickets starting from 10€/adult or 5 €/child from Ivalo airport to Saariselkä village. 

You can find the airport bus timetable here: https://www.eskelisen.fi/en/timetables-and-routes/

You can also catch a taxi from the airport to reach your hotel or cabin conveniently. We recommend this option if you are multiple people or with a lot of luggage.


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.

The updated Ski Bus timetable will be uploaded here during autumn for the upcoming winter season.

Find accommodation in Saariselkä:

Find accommodation by Saariselkä Booking



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