Finnmark County is scarcely populated and has a rough climate, so travelling in Finnmark can be an adventure in itself. But still, your Arctic adventure in Karasjok is only a one-day journey away if you fly here, regardless of where you are travelling from in Europe. There are four airports in our region: Lakselv, Alta and Kirkenes in Norway and Ivalo in Finland.
If you have some extra days, the Norwegian Coastal Voyage to Hammerfest or Kirkenes is a relaxing, beautiful and highly recommended alternative to flying.
is the closest airport to Karasjok. You can get to Lakselv by SAS or Norwegian Air Shuttle. For tickets, please visit www.flysas.com or www.norwegian.com/en/ or call SAS for a ticket reservation on phone (+ 47) 67586000.
Bus transport from Lakselv airport to Karasjok is one hour. Price - NOK 149. For more information about bus transport, please see the bus timetable (bus number 063) or ring phone (+47) 77020410. Taxi from Lakselv airport to Karasjok is also about one hour. Price - about NOK 1800 to NOK 2300. For taxi (or maxi taxi), contact Karasjok Taxi at email@example.com or by phone (+47)78466506.
can be reached by SAS and Norwegian Air Shuttle.
Bus transport from Alta to Karasjok takes about four hours. Price - NOK 450. For more information about bus transport, please see the bus timetable (bus number 062 Alta to Olderfjort and number 063 Olderfjord to Karasjok) or ring (+47) 77020410 for information about bus transport in Finnmark.
Taxi from Alta to Karasjok takes about 2,5 to 3 hours. Price – NOK 4300 to NOK 4900. You can also ring (+47) 78466506 for taxi or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
is close to the Russian border and may be reached by both Norwegian and SAS.
Bus from Kirkenes to Karasjok takes about 5.5 hours. Price NOK 450. From Kirkenes airport you first need to go to Kirkenes center and then take the bus to Karasjok. See the timetable for information about bus departures (bus number 066) and timetable (bus number 806).
is in Finland and may be reached by Finnair.com and norwegian Air Shutle (via Helsinki).
Bus from Ivalo to Karasjok takes about 2.5 hours. Price appox. EUR 30. From Ivalo airport you first need to go to Ivalo center and then take the bus to Karasjok. For more information about bus transport, see Eskelisen Lapin Linjat or ring +358-16-3422 160.
Taxi from Ivalo airport to Karasjok takes about two hours. Price - about EUR 280 - 290. For taxis, contact email@example.com or ring + 358 400 250 220.
You can travel to Hammerfest or Kirkenes on the Norwegian coastal voyage This will give you an opportunity to see the beautiful North Norway coast in a comfortable and relaxing way. Telephone number to the "Hurtigruten": (+47) 810 30 000.
Bus from Hammerfest to Karasjok is about four hours. Price NOK 450. For more information about bus transport, please see the timetable (bus number 063) or ring the bus company on phone (+47) 77020410.
From Karasjok to Engholm Husky Lodge
Our base at Engholm Husky Lodge is 6 kilometers west from Karasjok, along road 92. Transfer is available by taxi ring (+47) 78466506 (approx. NOK 250) or can be booked with us (NOK 250).
Rent a car
Some of our guests choose to rent a car when travelling in Finnmark.
AVIS has offices in Alta, Kirkenes, Lakselv, Karasjok and Ivalo.
"Rent a Wreck" has offices in Alta, Kirkenes and Lakselv.
Sixt has offices in Alta, Kirkenes, Lakselv and Ivalo.