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Bøkfjord bridge
Bøkfjord bridge
Road to Kirkenes town hall at winter time
Road to town hall at winter time
E6 along the Korsfjord
E6 along the Korsfjord
Snow plough at work
Snow plough at work
Abandoned car near hiking trail at Elvenes
Abandoned car near hiking trail at Elvenes

By car

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.

You can download a set of maps for entire Norway for free at kartverket.no

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Emergency telephone numbers:

Police and rescue coordination centre

112

Fires and major accidents

110

Ambulance – medical emergencies

113

Norwegian traffic rules in English

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration operates two webcams near Kirkenes to monitor road conditions:

E6 Kirkenes south (Hesseng)

E6 Kirkenes south

E105 Storskogstrong

E105 Storskogstrong