Local public transport works well especially in the Ruka area. When staying in Ruka village, you won’t need a car because all the services are conveniently within walking distance.
Getting around Kuusamo is easy
All scheduled flights arriving at Kuusamo have an airport bus transport to Ruka. From Ruka village, you can take a bus to Kuusamo city centre or the national parks in the area.
Taxis in Ruka-Kuusamo serve you 24/7. In the summer, you can also choose the popular shared taxi (“kimppataksi” in Finnish) to Karhunkierros Trail.
Reach Kuusamo’s national parks conveniently by bus
You can find routes and schedules easily from Matkahuolto's online route guide.
Find out more about these:
More information about arriving to Ruka-Kuusamo is available in section Getting here.
Transportation service providers:
Kuusamo International Border Station
Pohjolan Matka Busses
Ruka Taxi Service
Ruka Wash - Self Service Car Wash
Rukahuolto - car and snowmobile service and repair
Taxi Centre Otaxi Kuusamo
Taxi Centre Otaxi Ruka
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