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.

By plane

Fly to Rovaniemi, Kittilä or Kuusamo, rent a car or hop on to the bus 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 bus connections from Rovaniemi airport - 4 times a day in winter and 2 times a day in summer.

Airlines flying to Rovaniemi

Daily flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki are operated by Finnair throughout the year. Flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki are operated by Norwegian several times a week.

For winter and spring 2022-2023, the following direct flight connections to Rovaniemi have been established:

  • London (Gatwick) – Rovaniemi with easyJet: Operated between 13th November 2022 and 26th February 2023 on Wednesdays and Sundays
  • London (Stansted) – Rovaniemi with Ryanair: Operated between 30th October 2022 and 25th March 2023 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Paris (Charles de Gaulle) – Rovaniemi with Air France: Operated between 3rd December 2022 and 4th March 2023 on Saturdays
  • Dusseldorf – Rovaniemi with Eurowings: Operated between 3rd December 2022 and 25th March 2023 on Wednesdays and Sundays
  • Istanbul – Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines: Operated between 24th November 2022 and 12th March 2023 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
  • Dublin – Rovaniemi with Ryanair: Operated between 3rd November 2022 and 23rd March 2023 on Thursdays and Sundays
  • Brussels Charleroi – Rovaniemi with Ryanair: Operated between 30th October 2022 and 23rd March 2023 on Thursdays and Sundays

For detailed information about Rovaniemi Airport, please see here.

Airlines flying to Kuusamo

Airlines flying to Kittilä

By train

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

By bus

Bus 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. There is no bus connections from Rovaniemi during May.

Pyhä-Luosto-Rovaniemi bus timetable during 1.12.2022-1.5.2023:

Check the timetable winter 2022-2023.

Rovaniemi-Luosto-Pyhä bus timetable during 1.6.-30.11.2022:

Check the timetable during 1.6.-30.11.2022 >>

Buy bus tickets online

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
Email: info@kutilan.fi
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

Timetables and bus tickets by routes:

Take look at the direct routes and buy bus ticket before hand:

Rovaniemi railway station - Pyhä:

See timetable

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Pyhä - Rovaniemi railway station:

See timetable

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Rovaniemi airport - Pyhä:See timetableBuy ticket
Pyhä - Rovaniemi airport:See timetableBuy ticket
Pyhä - LuostoSee timetableBuy ticket
Luosto - PyhäSee timetableBuy ticket

Ticket service

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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 Jari KaariTel. +358 50 300 0890
Taxi service Haikonen
Tel. +358 400 656 500
Taksi service Mika Kortelainen
Tel. +358 45 157 2101
02Taksi Pyhä info
Tel. +358 20230 or download the free app.
Arctic Moose
Tel. +358 400 212 782

By car

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.