TornioHaparanda is located in Swedish and Finnish Lapland and it's well connected with various means of transport.
The towns can be reached by plane, train, bus and car.
Below you can see detailed information about transport to and from HaparandaTornio.
Kemi-Tornio Airport is nearby and there are several flights daily from Helsinki to Kemi-Tornio. The flights are operated by Finnair. The airport taxi company Meri-Lapin Taksi takes you to TornioHaparanda.
From Lulea airport, you can take a bus to TornioHaparanda and from Oulu and Rovaniemi airports there are two ways, bus or train.
In Tornio there is a train station called Tornio Itäinen but only trains between Kolari and Kemi stop there. All trains stop at Kemi Railway station and you can continue from there by bus to HaparandaTornio. Finnish railroads are operated by state company VR. Find timetables and buy your ticket on their homepage.
The nearest railway stations in Sweden are in Boden and Luleå. Timetables and tickets are available at SJ homepage , where you can buy a combined train/bus ticket to HaparandaTornio.
Taxi Haparanda, tel. +46 922 10500
Taxi in Tornio (Meri-Lapin Taksit), tel. +358 200 68000
Buses in Sweden
Timetables for buses in Sweden are available at Länstrafiken. Times are in Swedish time which is one hour after Finnish time. It is not possible to buy a ticket at Länstrafiken web site. If you want to take the bus from Haparanda, please choose the departure from Haparanda Tornio Travel center LTN.
You can only pay with a credit card in Swedish buses (no cash payment). Bussgods company located at Travel Center sells tickets with a credit card and Swedish crowns.
Buses in Finland
Timetables for buses in Finland are available at Matkahuolto web site. Departures are in Finnish time which is one hour ahead of Swedish time. You can buy the tickets at Matkahuolto web site. If you want to take the bus from Tornio, please choose the departure from TornioHaparanda Travel center.
Matkahuolto office at the Travel Center sells bus and train tickets. You can pay with credit card, in Euros and Swedish crowns. Remember: if you want to pay for the ticket on the bus, you can only pay with euros (some buses accept credit card payment).
Another bus company is Onnibus. It offers services in most parts of Finland.
If you are traveling by bicycle from the south to Tornio, take route 921 from Kemi. Arriving from the north you can take the E8 and from Rovaniemi the E75 to Tornio. There are cycle ways in several places.
In Sweden, there are no special cycling roads or maps. E4-highway from Luleå to Haparanda is not ideal for bikes because of the heavy traffic. We recommend to choose smaller roads. The northbound road 99 is suitable for bikes.
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