Travel and accommodation

How to Get to Rovaniemi

Flight Connections

To Rovaniemi: around the year several daily flights from Helsinki (HEL) by Finnair and Norwegian. During winter season there are also direct flights from European destinations, such as London, Milan and Amsterdam to Rovaniemi by Norwegian, EasyJet and TUI Airways
More information about the Rovaniemi airport

Other airports nearby: Kemi (KEM), Kittilä (KTT), Kuusamo (KAO). You can find information on airports the Finnavia web page

You can get a taxi to get from Rovaniemi Aiport to the city center. The taxis are waiting outside the airport entrance. You can also take the bus from the Airport to Rovaniemi city center. The Santa Claus bus takes you to Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi railway station.

With the Airport Express line, you can get from the airport to Santa Claus Village and the bus station.

 Train Connections

There are daily train connections from Helsinki to Rovaniemi (via Oulu and Kemi) by VR. The night train is a very convenient option offering sleeping cabins with ensuites.

The distance form the Rovaniemi train station to the hotel is about 2 km.


Accommodation is reserved for all participants March 19-22 in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus  in single occupancy rooms. If you will need accommodation for a shorter time or if you wish to share the room, please inform the organisers in the registration form.

The accommodation includes free use of Wifi and access to evening sauna.

In the heart of Rovaniemi, Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus is ideal place to stay on your visit to the Official Hometown of Santa Claus.  The hotel is in the center of Rovaniemi, within walking distance (approximately 2 km) from the railwaystation.

The hotel has excellent conference facilities, an in-house à la carte restaurant, bar and café. Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus has a total of 170 rooms.

Korkalonkatu 29
96200 Rovaniemi
 +358 400 102 220