The station is relatively easy to access using different forms of transportation.
Airport transportation is provided by, for example, Kilpistaksi taxi services. An airport shuttle operates regularly in high season in the summer.
Visitors can take the bus to Kilpisjärvi all the way from Helsinki. The station can be conveniently reached by bus from Rovaniemi and, in the summer, from Tromsø.
Visitors who travel to Rovaniemi by train can continue their journey by rental car or make use of the direct bus connection to Kilpisjärvi. The railway company VR’s car-carrier trains also operate to Kolari.
If you travel by car, take road 21 to Kilpisjärvi. The distance from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjärvi is approximately 440 kilometres. The terminal point of VR’s car-carrier trains is in Kolari, approximately 270 kilometres from Kilpisjärvi.
For more information about arriving at Kilpisjärvi, see kilpisjärvi.org.
Director is Jouni Heiskanen.
Service Coordinator Hannu Autto helps with any general enquiries about the station.
Please contact Secretary Pirjo Hakala if you have questions about, for example, accommodation.
Our own Laboratory Mechanic Oula Kalttopää answers any questions regarding research equipment.
Our project planner Ditte Taipale is coordinating the project "Pathways to Science and Research Stations' R&D&I services".