With your own car

Coming from the south, you can take the E8 along the Swedish border via Kemi and Tornio to Kolari. In Kolari, turn onto road no. 939 in the direction of Ylläsjärvi.

If you drive through Rovaniemi, drive on road no. 79 to Kittilä. After the center of Kittilä, turn left onto road no. 939 Ylläsjärvi.

You can also consider VR’s car train packages, you can take the train in only one direction and drive the other direction.

By train

Travel by night train to Kolari railway station, from where it is only 35 km to Ylläs. If you arrive without a car, there is a bus connection from the train station to Ylläsjärvi after the train arrives. See more detailed train contact information on Rundgren Ky . You can also transport your car by train for your holiday in Lapland. You can return home by car, or also return by train package. VR car train schedules to Kolari

If you come by car train, you can also come to Rovaniemi and drive from there to Ylläs. There is no bus connection from Rovaniemi train to Ylläs.

By plane

Kittilä Airport is located approximately 35 km from the cottage, and the airport has a bus connection to Ylläsjärvi. If you wish, you can also rent a car from the airport .

By bus

You can also comfortably get to Ylläs by bus, both near and far. From the Matkahuolto website , you can browse schedules and purchase tickets for your trip.

Cottage address

Kaltiotievantie 3, 95980 Ylläsjärvi (on Google Maps and some navigators: Kolari)

Can you get to the cottage without a car?

The cottage is so centrally located that you can enjoy a pleasant holiday even without your own car. Illuminated ski trails run right next to the cottage, so you can go on ski to do your shopping.

You can get to the ski lifts by SkiBus from a nearby bus stop, or a taxi ride of about 2 km to the shop or to the ski lifts costs about € 10. You can even get one way to the store and come back to the cottage with a heavy shopping taxi, the average cost. Take your backpack and you can easily pick up small refills from the local grocery by skiing or walking – there is a safe walkway all the way to both the shop and the slopes.

Entry Guidelines and Practices

The cottage has an electronic, pin-operated Yale Doorman lock. The PIN code will be sent via SMS to get a quote and to the telephone number provided at the time of booking no later than the day before the start of your holiday. If you have problems with the lock, you can contact caretaker Eero Jauhojärvi (tel. 0400-398230), Suksikuja 2, Ylläsjärvi (light green detached house at the nearby intersection).

The cottage’s entry has a list of companies and room board with the most important practical information. If you have any questions, please contact Samu Nurmi (tel. +358-50-3811663).

Links and distances nearby


You can book Ylläs taxis 24 hours a day on 0200 71800.



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Grocery store and order book

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