There are flights to Kittilä throughout the year. Transfers from Kittilä to Kilpisjärvi are available by coach or by pre-booked taxi. Taxis must be pre-booked no later than 6pm the day before by calling 0400 138 262 / Kilpisjärvi Taxi.

The airport transfer to Kittilä airport from Kilpisjärvi is on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 13.00. The plane departs at 18.00. The car will wait for the arriving plane before returning to Kilpisjärvi. A one-way trip costs 50€. There is an additional cost of 5€ if you bring your own skiing toboggan or sledge.

Kiruna and Tromsø

You can also conveniently reach Kilpisjärvi from Kiruna and Tromsø either by rental car or by pre-booked taxi. In summer, The Arctic Route bus travels daily between Kilpisjärvi and Tromsø (Dec 1-Mar 30).


You can also fly to Rovaniemi to visit Santa Claus first and then take The Arctic Route bus to Kilpisjärvi.