Getting here

Out of the six billion people in the world, only about 1,900 live here in Enontekiö. How did our ancestors get here? We don't know, but it must have been a remarkable journey 8,000 years ago. Fortunately, your modern-day trip will be much easier. You can reach us in many ways:


There are several route flight connections to Kittilä, Rovaniemi, Kiruna in Sweden and Tromsø and Alta in Norway. You can get from these airports to Enontekiö in a couple of hours, by a rental car, for example.

Kittilä airport
You can get to Hetta and Kilpisjärvi from the airport
– by rental car
– by bus
– by on-demand taxi. (Please call to pre book: +358 400 138 262 / Elli-Maria Kultima.) You can find the timetable here.

Rovaniemi airport
You can get to Hetta and Kilpisjärvi from the airport
– by rental car
– by bus from Rovaniemi bus station


If you prefer taking a train, take a train to Rovaniemi or Kolari. VR sells car-train packages, which allows you to continue your night train journey with your own car.

If you use public transport:

Rovaniemi (day and night turns)
You can get to Hetta and Kilpisjärvi from the train station
– by rental car
– by bus. Connecting journeys usually leave from the train station yard.

Kolari (night train)
You can get to Hetta and Kilpisjärvi from the train station
– by on-demand taxi to Muonio, from where there is a bus connection to both Hetta and Kilpisjärvi.
Operator: Taxi Hietala, puh. +358 40 7088 105.


Especially during the high season, there is also a direct on-demand taxi connection from Kolari to Vuontispirtti and Hetta.

On-deman taxi connection from Kolari via Palojoensuu to Hetta, every day on 1.-17.2., after that other days besides Thursday and Saturday till the end of March.
Operator: Taxi Hietala ( or +358 40 708 8105), reservation before 18:00/6PM previous day.

On-demand taxi connection from Kolari via Vuontispirtti (Ylikyrö) to Hetta, on Thursdays and Saturdays, on 18.2.-8.5.2021.
Operator: Taxi Pekka Uusitalo (puh. +358 400 111 234). Buy tickets online on Matkahuolto.

You can find bus timetables on Matkahuolto’s website.

Always check the connecting journey before booking your flight or  train tickets, as unfortunately there is no fast connections to Enontekiö from all turns.

You can contact the tourist information office if you need further advice! tai +358 206 39 7950


There are also bus connections to Norway via Enontekiö. Thus, you can easily combine Enontekiö and Norwegian destinations such as Lyngenfjord and Tromsø on the same trip! In the winter, with the Arctic Route bus connections, you can reach Tromsø from Rovaniemi via Kilpisjärvi and Alta from Tromsø via Kilpisjärvi and Hetta. In Alta and Tromsø you can also continue with local connections to the airport. In the summer, Eskelinen Lapin Linjat runs from Rovaniemi to Tromsø via Kilpisjärvi.

Please note that there may be travel restrictions regarding border traffic due to the exceptional circumstances! For the best information about the current situation, contact your bus operator.

Enontekiö taxis
You can find a list of taxis in Enontekiö in this link. There are also two on-demand taxis within the municipality of Enontekiö on certain days, you can find the timetable here.