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.
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Emergency telephone numbers:
|Police and rescue coordination centre|
|Fires and major accidents|
|Ambulance – medical emergencies|
Norwegian traffic rules in English
operates two webcams near Kirkenes to
monitor road conditions: