Kemijärvi - the Northernmost town in Finland is easy to reach. Kemijärvi can be reached by train, bus, air or car.
Finnish railroads are operated by state company VR. On a night train You can travel in comfort between the south and the north of Finland. Travel on night trains in a seat or in a sleeping compartment. You can also transport your car and continue your trip well rested. A train stops at the very centre of the town.
EXCEPTIONS TO THE KEMIJÄRVI TRAIN TRAFFIC FROM 3 TO 14 SEPTEMBER 2018
Compensation for Transport is now provided with buses in extra shifts. Tickets are sold on all sales channels of VR in order to find all who are looking for rail connections to Kemijärvi.
During daily breaks, the daily night trains IC 265 and 274 Helsinki-Kemijärvi-Helsinki are at no traffic from Monday to Thursday, but the connection to Kemijärvi and from Kemijärvi is arranged as a bus to Rovaniemi night train IC 273 and IC 266. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays the Kemijärvi Night Train starts normally from both Kemijärvi and Helsinki.
Substitute buses will move as follows and the link can be found in the normal VR webshop vr.fi:
- Kemijärvi Railway Station - Rovaniemi Mon-Thru 3.-6.9. and 10-13.9 ; departs from Kemijärvi at 4.30 pm (train at Helsinki at 6.24 am)
- Rovaniemi - Kemijärvi railway station on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 .-7.9 and
11.-14.9; arrives at Kemijärvi at 12.35 pm (train from Helsinki at 23.13 pm)
STARTING AND STOPPING POINTS FOR BUSES:
- In Rovaniemi, south of the station building, next to the train pedestrian 1
- Kemijärvi near the railway station, left to station building
- Replacement buses do not run at Misi station and Misi is not involved in VR's sales system at the time.
By bus, the scenery changes as you travel. The bus network covers all of Finland. From the Matkahuolto website you can choose a suitable route for Kemijärvi. matkahuolto.fi
Check timetables from here.
There are bus connections to Kemijärvi across the country. The central timetable system maintained by Matkahuolto contains timetable information on 40,000 bus routes operated by over 400 private operators in Finland.
Two airports are only a little over an hour's drive away from Kemijärvi. These two airports are Rovaniemi and Kuusamo. Daily flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki are operated by Finnair and Norwegian throughout the year. To Kuusamo flies Finnair and SAS.
You can rent a car from Juhan Auto in Kemijärvi.
You can continue your journey from Airport with a rental car. The most convenient way to check the terms and conditions as well as the contact information of each car rental provider is to visit their website.