Salla is easy to reach!

Updated 12.11.2019

There are several options to choose from when selecting how to travel to Salla.

BY AIR

You can fly to Salla via Kuusamo or Rovaniemi Airport, from Kuusamo airport is a Airbus transportation from most flights of Finnair and Lufthansa.

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BY TRAIN

Train station is located in Kemijärvi 65km from Salla. See the train timetable from VR. Kemijärvi station you can take a bus to Sallatunturi and back. Timetable for the bus.

BY BUS

See the bus timetables from Matkahuolto page.

BY CAR

 You do not necessarily need a car to get around in Salla, but if you choose to drive, the distance from Helsinki is approx. 900 km.


BUSSES FROM KUUSAMO AIRPORT

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AIRPORT BUS Salla-Ruka-Kuusamo-Ruka-Salla December 2019

You can also use Airport bus from Kuusamo to Salla to return from Karhunkierros to Sallatunturi/Salla.

BUS STATION IN SALLA VILLAGE:

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PICK UP POINTS IN SALLATUNTURI:

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Check the timetables from Kuusamo  Airport in the webpages of Pohjolan matkat.

BUSSES FROM ROVANIEMI AIRPORT

Möllärin Linjat drives via Rovaniemi airport from Monday to Friday. Check the timetable on webpages of Möllärin Linjat or Matkahuolto.

Shopping in Salla transportation by taxi or bus from Sallatunturi to Salla and back to Sallatunturi when needed. Reservations from Sallatunturin Tuvat or Holiday Club Salla receptions. Taxi - bus Reijo Virkkula tel. +358400-394 473 / email: r.virkkula@gmail.com

A short visit to Russia across the eastern border is easy via the new border crossing station of Salla, provided that you remember to acquire a visa in advance. On the Russian side of the border, the gorgeous fell scenery of Vanha Salla (Old Salla) opens up before your eyes. The new border crossing station has made access to Russia much easier than before, to the delight of local inhabitants and visitors alike.


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www.visitsalla.fi

Sallatunturi is located

986 km from Helsinki
950 km from Turku
780 km from Tampere
560 km from Joensuu
155 km from Rovaniemi
100 km from Kuusamo
67 km from Kemijärvi





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Transporting rocks for an anti-tank defensive line


Veikko Hämäläinen, who lived in Sarviselkä of Salla, transported rocks for the defensive line of the village centre with his lorry, from the autumn of 1940 until April the following year. Ten lorries were doing so from the Kaunisharju area – where the Reindeer Park is situated today –,...