Getting here

Welcome to Ruka

Finnair has some flights between Helsinki (HEL) and Kuusamo (KAO). In case these flights do not suit for Your needs, there are also options to fly either to Oulu or Rovaniemi. Also Norwegian operates to/from Oulu and Rovaniemi.

In case you choose Oulu (OUL) or Rovaniemi (RVN) as your destination from where to continue towards Kuusamo but You prefer to use a rental car option, kindly book the car in advance to wait your arrival. The rental services don’t necessary occupy their airport desks all the time.

Reminder: Oulu is some 250km away from Kuusamo and Rovaniemi also about 200km. Yes, for us living in area these are considered being nearby.

Getting here

Getting around

Buses operated by Ruka Travels provide connections from Kuusamo Airport to Kuusamon Tropiikki and Ruka village for arriving flights. For more details, see:

Pohjolan Matka is once again providing transportation to the NUTS Karhunkierros event. You can depart on Thursday directly from Helsinki, Tampere, Jyväskylä, or on Friday from Oulu!

  • FULLY BOOKED Bus route Helsinki-Tampere-Jyväskylä-Oulu-Ruka. Departure date 23.5.2024, return date 26.5.2024.
  • Bus route Oulu-Ruka. Departure date 24.5.2024, return date 26.5.2024. Learn more and book ›

There are lots other options to stay in Ruka.

River rafting, offroad safaris, sauna yoga? Check other services during the NUTS weekend from