Welcome to Pyhä
Pyhätunturi is located within two municipalities: Pelkosenniemi and Kemijärvi. The nearest airport is in Rovaniemi and it takes 1 h 45 min to drive to Pyhä. Nearest train stations are at Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi. There are good SkiBus connections from the airport and the train stations. It's easy to access Pyhä - whether you come by your own car or by public transportation.
Fly to Rovaniemi, Kittilä or Kuusamo, rent a car or hop on to the SkiBus and you'll get to Pyhä. It takes about 90 minutes to drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhä and about 2 hrs 20 minutes to drive from Kuusamo. Kittilä is located about 155 km from Pyhä and the travel time is about 2 hours. There are good SkiBus connections from Rovaniemi airport - 4 times a day in winter and 2 times a day in summer.
Airlines flying to Rovaniemi
Airlines flying to Kuusamo
Airlines flying to Kittilä
The nearest train stations are at Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi. Travelling to Rovaniemi or Kemijärvi from southern Finland (10-12 hours) is easy, also with a car-carrier train. SkiBus transports you to Pyhä from both of these stations.
Check the timetables and buy tickets
A SkiBus transports people to Pyhä-Luosto area from Rovaniemi year round. During high season the bus drives four times a day and during lower season twice a day. Pyhä-Luosto SkiBus is a connection to certain Finnair and other international flights. The timetable may chance accordingly.
NOTE! If your flight is delayed over one hour, please contact the SkiBus driver. Then they will know to wait at the airport for customers who are going to Pyhä-Luosto area.
Rovaniemi-Luosto-Pyhä bus timetable summer-fall-early winter 1.6.-30.11.2020
Pyhä-Luosto-Rovaniemi bus timetable during 1.12.2020-3.5.2021 will be confirmed later but it will be about the same as winter 2019-2020.
Please note! Tickets can be purchased from Matkahuolto online shop 15 hours before the scheduled connection. Payment by Visa or Mastercard.
Operator of Pyhä-Luosto-Rovaniemi bus:
Kutilan Liikenne Oy
Phone: +358 16 364 300
Bus number I: +358 40 150 9843
Bus number II: +358 40 150 5781
See more closely the phone numbers for each connection
Connection from Kemijärvi
Pyhä Free Shuttle Bus
Pyhä Shuttle bus service is no longer available for winter 2019-2020 season.
Please note that there is limited amount of taxis in Pyhä area. We advice you to book your transfers beforehand and agree with the price of the transfer.
Taxi service Haikonen
Tel. +358 400 656 500
Taksi service Mika Kortelainen
Tel. +358 45 157 2101
Taxi Jari Kaari
Tel. +358 50 300 0890
Tel. 358 406416636
The easiest route to Pyhä goes along either the E75 road or E63 road. The E75 road goes through bigger cities like Jyväskylä, Oulu, Kemi and Rovaniemi. The E63 road goes through Kuopio, Kajaani, Kuusamo and Kemijärvi.
While driving to Pyhä, pay attention to the grey and furry reindeer which might run on the road.