Rukan rinteet iltahämärässä, Ruka-Kuusamo

Taxis

Smooth and easy taxi transport

From your log cabin, you can easily reach Ruka village for a night out by taxi, and the same applies for other services and restaurants that are not located within walking distance from Ruka village. A taxi ride is an easy and convenient solution, particularly with larger groups. Taxis are very reliable in Ruka-Kuusamo area regarding correct taxi fees and finding their way to the right places. Taxi drivers can also give you good tips about the area! 

Taxis in Ruka-Kuusamo are primarily minibuses, which means there is plenty of space for skiing and snowboarding equipment, too. When arriving by plane, we recommend pre-booking a taxi for the airport. 

Taxis in Ruka-Kuusamo are primarily minibuses, which means there is plenty of space for skiing and snowboarding equipment, too. When arriving by plane, we recommend pre-booking a taxi for the airport. 

Taksini app (in Finnish only)

Taksini app allows you to order a taxi fast and without any costs for ordering itself (phone calls charge an extra fee). This app is available only in Finnish.

Shared taxi to Karhunkierros Trail

A shared taxi is a great option for getting to Karhunkierros Trail. For security reasons, we recommend leaving your car in either the Ruka parking garage, parking areas in the Ruka area or in Karhunkierros Trail Visitor Centre in Hautajärvi along Sallantie (950). The most popular option is to leave your car in Ruka and take a bus or taxi to Hautajärvi and then hike the Karhunkierros Trail towards Ruka.

How shared taxis work: call the taxi company and give the date, time and number of people going to Karhunkierros Trail. Primarily, the route runs from Ruka village to the Karhunkierros Visitor Centre (Hautajärvi).

Orders for shared taxis to Karhunkierros Trail: Rukan Taksipalvelu taxi service, tel. +358 (0)600 04141 (€1.17/call + €1/min + local network rate), Taksikeskus Kuusamo-Ruka (Otaxi), tel. +358 (0)100 84200 (€1.25/call + €1.00/min + local network rate). There are separate price lists for larger groups and transport between Juuma and Kiutaköngäs.

Routes and fees appr. 1-2 persons, € 3-4 persons, € 5-6 persons, €
Ruka-Juuma (Pieni Karhunkierros trail) 50 55 60
Ruka-Ristikallio 60 65 70
Ruka-Kiutaköngäs (Oulanka Visitor Centre) 65 70 75
Ruka-Hautajärvi (Karhunkierros Visitor Centre) 85 95 100
Kuusamo-Juuma (Pieni Karhunkierros trail) 90 100 105
Kuusamo-Kiutaköngäs (Oulanka Visitor Centre) 95 105 115
Kuusamo-Ristikallio 95 105 115
Kuusamo-Hautajärvi 120 130 140

Transportation services:

Kuusamo International Border Station

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Pohjolan Matka

Pohjolan Matka Busses

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Rukabussit

Ruka Buses

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Ruka Charter   

Ruka Charter

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Rukan Parkkihalli

Ruka Parking

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Ruka Taxi Service

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Ruka Wash - Self Service Car Wash

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Rukahuolto - autojen huoltopalvelut

Rukahuolto - car and snowmobile service and repair

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Taksikeskus Otaxi Ruka-Kuusamo

Taxi Centre Otaxi Kuusamo

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Taxi Centre Otaxi Ruka

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Ruka Valley - upea kyläkeskus Valtavaaran kupeessa

Village-2-Valley Scenic Gondola

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