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Ruka Map & Travel

Driving directions to and from Ruka in Finland.

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NB: Driving Directions and Routes don't reflect road closures or local / seasonal effects of Finnish weather (e.g. driving in snow or mountain pass closures). Routes driving to Ruka are used at your own risk. Created with Google maps API

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Airport Transfers and Travel Times

The nearest airport to Ruka in Finland is Kuusamo at a distance of approximately 20km. The Kuusamo to resort transfer time is approximately 30 minutes with good road, traffic and weather conditions.

Nearest Airports Airport Distance Approx. Tansfer Time
Kuusamo to ski resort transfer 20km 30 minutes
Oulu to ski resort transfer 250km 3 hours 0 minute
Kuusamo to ski resort transfer 20km 30 minutes
Nearest Stations Station Distance Approx. Tansfer Time
Kemijarvi station to resort 120km 2 hours 0 minute

Tips on safe driving to Ruka ski resort in Finland

Before driving to Ruka ski resort in Finland, check local traffic laws to ensure you're carrying mandatory driving equipment (a set of requirements for driving in Finland) and "winter driving equipment" (a different set of requirements for driving in the snow or the Finnish mountains in the winter) such as snow chains, hi-visibility vests, spare light bulbs and warning triangles. Each country has different laws - a big fine for being poorly equipped is an easy way to squander the saving you made on your superb value Sno holiday!

NB: Fitting snow chains for the first time can be tricky - learning to fit them at night, in a blizzard, on a busy and narrow Ruka mountain road can be deadly. Learn how to fit snow chains to your car before you drive to Ruka. If you are not confident driving on snow, don't risk it - book an airport transfer with one of the incredibly skilled and incredibly good value local drivers.

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