Kirkenes airport (Høybuktmoen) is located 15 km from Kirkenes center (at E6). There is an airport express bus connected to the flights from/to Oslo, travel time about 30 minutes.
Daily flight connections from/to Oslo (2 hours and 5 min)
and connections to Tromsø, Vadsø, Vardø, Båtsfjord, Berlevåg, Mehamn, Honningsvåg, Alta, Sørkjosen.
The famous Coastal Steamer "Hurtigruten" arrives daily in Kirkenes. The boat leaves Bergen daily at 20:00 in summer, 22:30 in winter. The journey from Bergen to Kirkenes takes 6 days. The largest ports of call are: Ålesund, Trondheim, Bodø and Tromsø. In the northern county Finnmark the boat stops in Hammerfest, Havøysund, Honningsvåg, Kjøllefjord, Mehamn, Berlevåg, Båtsfjord, Vardø and Vadsø. Daily arrival in Kirkenes at 9:00, departure 12:30.
Daily bus connection between Murmansk/Russia and Kirkenes.
Daily bus connection Oulu/Finland - Karasjok.
Karasjok-Kirkenes at same day twice a week.
From Alta/Norway there are just 2 bus connections per week.
Kirkenes is located at the end of European way No 6. Distances: to Tromsø 977 km, to Alta 572 km, to Oslo ca.
2480 km. You can choose the way through Sweden as well.
Kiruna-Kirkenes 769 km.
Or you choose the way through Finnland, via Rovaniemi. Rovaniemi-Kirkenes 473 km. Driving way no. 971 you can cross the Finish-Norwegian border in Näätämö, 50 km away from Kirkenes. The way is in very good condition.
local transport: city bus, taxi, car rental
There is a city bus connecting Kirkenes, Hesseng, Sandnes and Bjørnevatn.
Kirkenes Taxicentral is located in the center at Presteveien 1.
Car rental is available from Avis, Europcar, Hertz,
Rent-A-Wreck and Sixt.