How to get here

Kemi, situated in Sea Lapland, Sea Lapland is situated on the northernmost shores of the Gulf of Bothnia.

Kemi is well connected to the rest of the world. From abroad, the town is easiest to get to by plane via Helsinki. Inside Finland, Kemi can be reached by plane, train, coach or car.

Kemi invites you to experience exciting town life with the sea, history and modern conveniences nearby. See the archipelago, go rafting or sailing, or spend a day across the border in Sweden.

The beauty of the unique nature of Lapland In the Sea Lapland region, the three main rivers rich with fish flowing through it, will offer you experiences to be remembered; in the archipelago of the area, where the world’s one and only Cruise Icebreaker Sampo breaks ice and the world-renowned SnowCastle of Kemi decorates the shores, every winter, you will enjoy adventures unlike anywhere else.

Flight Connections

Kemi-Tornio Airport is located about 6 kilometres from the centre of Kemi and 18 kilometres from the centre of Tornio.

A flight of merely an hour and a half from the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport takes you to the Kemi-Tornio Airport in the region. In the vicinity of the Sea Lapland region both the Oulu, Rovaniemi and Luleå Airports have train connections to the area.

Get detailed information about Kemi-Tornio Airport here.

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Train Connections

The Railway Station is situated the Kemi centre.

Kemi is easy to reach by rail from many Finnish towns, with several trains running to and from Helsinki every day. Finnish trains are spacious, comfortable and clean – many have their own play carriage for children.

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Kemi Bus Station

Bus Station is situated the Kemi centre.

Matkahuolto coaches are not only an option for reaching Kemi from the south - they are also the only means of public transport that connect the town with the northern parts of Lapland.

Matkahuolto is a private service and marketing company specialising in bus and coach services. Its core business consists of Travel and Parcel Services.

Road Connections

The M4 is a motorway runs near Kemi and European routes E8 and E75.

Kemi is easy to get to by car from all directions. If you plan on travelling around Lapland by car, be sure to allocate enough time for the long distances and changing weather conditions, particularly in the winter. Up-to-date information on road conditions is published by the Finnish Transport Agency. Up-to-date information on road conditions is published by the Finnish Transport Agency.