WHERE IS MUONIO AND HOW CAN I GET THERE?Muonio is located in Lapland, far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border.
DISTANCE TO NEARBY LOCATIONS
- 1 h 20 min by plane from the capital city Helsinki to Kittilä (International Airport)
- 1 h from Kittilä International Airport to Muonio by bus or taxi
- 3 h 10 min by bus from Rovaniemi to Muonio
- 1000 km by car from Helsinki to Muonio
- 365 km from Tromsø to Muonio
Allow yourself to dream.
GETTING TO MUONIO
Kittilä International Airport welcomes your flight. There are direct flights to Kittilä, for example, from Helsinki, London (TUI UK), Paris, and Munich. From the Kittilä airport you can take a bus or a shuttle service taxi (book 24 h before at muoniokt(at)hotmail.com) to Muonio within an hour. It is also possible to fly to Rovaniemi and Tromsø (Norway). The distance to Muonio from these airports is slightly longer.
Take a train from Helsinki to Kolari Station and continue by bus or take a shuttle taxi (book 24 h before at north.kth(at)gmail.com) that takes you to Muonio in an hour. Night trains and trains with car-carriages are also available. Another good option is a train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi and a bus to Muonio.
A bus from Rovaniemi to Muonio takes about three hours. You can even take a night bus from Helsinki to Muonio. The Arctic Route – a bus route from Rovaniemi via Muonio to Tromsø, Norway − is a great choice if you are looking for new adventures and unforgettable experiences in Lapland. Hop on and off to explore the Arctic on your way to Muonio.
Muonio is located on Route E8 which spans the distance between Turku in the south to Kilpisjärvi in the north. From Rovaniemi, you can drive along the route 79 and admire the amazing views on your way.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AVAILABLE IN THE WILDERNESS
You can take a bus or shuttle service taxi from the Kolari train station to Pallas and Muonio during the season. Taxis can bring you, your backpack, and your mountain bike into the wilderness. Car rentals are also available. Have a reinvigorating holiday!
Distances: From Muonio centre to Olos Fell 6 km and to Pallastunturi Fells 30 km.