Salla is easy to reach!

There are several options to choose from when selecting how to travel to Salla. A train will take you as far as Kemijärvi, where you can take a bus to Sallatunturi and back almost every day. If you want to travel by air, you can fly either to Rovaniemi or Kuusamo, from Kuusamo airport bus transportation from most flights of Finnair. 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.

Click these links to see airport transfers from Kuusamo airport:

updated 22.3.2017



 Attention!   There is no transfer to Salla from the evening flight on Tuesdays in March.

There is no transfer between Salla  and Kuusamo to/from the night flight on Monday 27.3 .


3.4.  00:45 flight: departure from Salla already on 2.4. at 5pm with the evening bus

There is no transfer from the night flight to Salla.


Möllärin Linjat drives via Rovaniemi airport from Monday to Friday; (at the airport at 11.40, 15.40 or 18.05). Check the timetable on webpages of Möllärin Linjat.

On Saturdays Möllärin Linjat has a direct connection from Rovaniemi Airport to Sallatunturi:




Germanian flights Berlin – Rovaniemi 11.1.-19.3.2017

ST6374 SXF RVN 06.55 10.35 WED

ST6374 SXF RVN 06.05 9.45 SUN

ST6375 RVN SXF 11,20 13,00 WED


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:

If you are looking for a transfer between Salla and Kuusamo airport in 21st or 28th of December to/from the morning flight; contact Taxi Reijo Virkkula +358 400 394 473 or Salla Tourist Info +358 400 269 838, there is a common transport possibility.


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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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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The tale behind the name Murhahaara (Murder Branch)

In the northern parts of Salla, in the Tuntsa area, there is a hut in the wilderness called Murhahaara (Murder Branch). For centuries, it has been rumoured to be haunted. In the guestbook of the hut, people have scribbled warnings to those spending the night about ghosts appearing during the...