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Location and arrival

Ranua is a municipality located in the southern part of the province of Lapland, in the upper and middle reaches of the Simo river, south of Rovaniemi.
Ranua has about 3,600 inhabitants and is known for its cloudberry market and wildlife park.

80 km from Rovaniemi
160 km from Oulu
255 km from Kajaani
145 km from Kuusamo
118 km from Kemi
760 km from Helsinki

Flight connections

Finnair and Norwegian fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi several times a week. The nearest scheduled flights are to Rovaniemi, Kemi or Oulu. On Finavia’s website, you can see more detailed information about flights to Rovaniemi, Oulu and Kemi.

There are also plenty of direct flights to Rovaniemi for winter 2023-2024:

Edinburgh starting from the 3rd of December
London Luton starting from the 9th of December
Paris starting from the 9th of December
Amsterdam starting from the 14th of December
Naples starting from te 16th of December
Bristol starting from the 17th of November
Manchester starting from the 18th of November

London Stansted starting from the 29th of October
Dublin starting from  the 29th of October
Brussels Charleroi starting from the 30th of October
Liverpool starting from the 4th of November

Air France
Paris Charles de Gaulle starting from the 25th of November

Amsterdam starting from the 25th of November

Madrid starting from the 2nd of December

Austrian airlines
Vienna starting from the 2nd of December

Turkish airlines
Istanbul starting from the 3rd of December

Düsseldorf starting from the 3rd of December
Berlin Brandenburg starting from the 13th of January

Barcelona starting from the 2nd of December


Finavia Rovaniemi

Train connections

The closest railway station is at Rovaniemi. From Rovaniemi, you can continue to Ranua by bus. From VR’s website you can check the details for the scheduled trains.


Bus connections

There are daily bus connections to Ranua from Oulu and Rovaniemi. See detailed information on Matkahuolto’s website.

Travel service


Taxi station phone number: 016 355 1105

The service is available on weekedays between 8am and 5pm. If you need a taxi service
in the evening or during the weekend, call to the taxi station and make a prebooking.


Taxi phone numbers


Arctic Dreams House

Lions club

Arctic Borealis Huskies

Villa Havula

Vaaran Porotila

Ranuan Hevospalvelut

The Book Bar

Villa Huilinki


Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos

Villa Kuulas

Ranua Resort