Pello is located in the heart of Finnish and Swedish Lapland, so Pello has good traffic connections.
By its passenger numbers Rovaniemi Airport is Finland’s second largest airport and is the Official Airport of Santa Claus. The distance from the airport to the centre of Pello is just over 100 km. Finnair and Norwegian are flying to Rovaniemi Airport throughout the year and in winter-time there is a great number of direct flights from Europe to Rovaniemi Airport and to Kittilä Airport (135 km from Pello): Ryanair, Air France, KLM, Easyjet, etc.. More information HERE about the direct flights to Rovaniemi.
In winter-time many flight companies, like Ryanair, EasyJet, Air France, Turkish Airlines, are flying directly to Rovaniemi Airport, located only some 100 from Pello.
Pello is also close to the following airports:
Bus timetables are published on the Matkahuolto website: www.matkahuolto.fi. You can also enquire about bus timetables using the premium-rate Matkahuolto service number, tel. +358 200 4000.
Travel to Pello by train during the winter tourist season. The railway station is located in the centre of Pello. Ask about timetables and tickets online www.vr.fi or by calling state-owned railway company VR (tel. +358 600 41 900).
The last station on the railway in the north is in Kolari.
The Pello Taxi Station is found in the Pello village at:
Burmannintie 1, FI-95700 Pello
Tel. +358 16 515 555
More information about Pello’s taxi & private transfert offer HERE
There are excellent roads leading to Pello. Highway 21 travels through the Pello village and the border crossing point in Sweden is in the centre of Pello. The distance from Pello to Rovaniemi is around 100 km (around 110 km to Rovaniemi Airport). Using the highway, the distance to Ylitornio is 55 km, to Tornio 120 km and 135 km to Kittilä Airport . The distance from the centre of Pello to Övertorneå on the Swedish side of the border is 50 km and to Pajala around 60 km.
Find out more general information about visiting Lapland.