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Transport services

Special Services

Ylläs Shuttle

The Ylläs Shuttle service runs between Ylläsjärvi and Äkäslompolo.  It provides quick and easy access to the Snow Village, Konijänkä farm and petting zoo, the national park trails at Karila and links directly with Onnibus and regular bus routes.

The service runs on Mondays and Thursdays.

Journeys within a village cost 5 € / person and between villages 10 € / person.

Journeys to the Snow Village from Äkäslompolo cost 15 € / Person and from Ylläsjärvi 10 € / Person.

Note: Tickets for the Ylläs Shuttle transport should be purchased by 20:00 the day prior to travel. 

Tickets can be purchased through either the Ylläs Around or Ylläs Tiketti smartphone applications with immediate confirmation of booking. 

Ylläs taxis

Taxis in the Ylläs and Kolari area can be booked through the 24-hour Centre on +358 (0) 200 718 00.

You can also order taxis using the Valopilkku application.  When you load the application on your smartphone, it is able to determine your current location and uses this to direct the taxi and advise you of its arrival time.

You can download the Valopilkku application from this link:

Local bus / SkiBus

The Area Bus / SkiBus operates during ski lift opening hours.  It runs in Ylläsjärvi between Kotarova and Sport Resort Ylläs and in Äkäslompolo between the Karila junction and Ylläs-Ski (Y1).

The Ski Bus also runs between Ylläs-Ski and Sport Resort Ylläs making it easy to move between the ski resorts.

Ski Pass holders can add unlimited bus access for 3,50 € / day. These tickets are sold at all ski-lift ticket outlets. Non-skiers can purchase tickets on the bus 3,50 € / trip.
Travelling between the two villages costs 7 € / person (adults and children) / mobile.
Note: Season ski-pass and company ski-pass holders are entitled to free travel on ski buses for the entire season!

Complete Ski-bus and Local-bus Timetables can be found on the Ylläs Express site.

Tickets can be bought on the bus, but it is easy to buy bus tickets in advance on the Ylläs Tiketti application, 

You can pay for bus tickets by debit/credit card.  Tickets purchased through the app include an additional 0.20 € charge.

Ylläs Tiketti download links:

If you are not familiar with the SkiBus route, buy your ticket through the Ylläs Around app and it will guide you to the stop nearest your final destination.

Ylläs Around the download links:

How about renting a car from a private person?

In Ylläs You can hire a private person's car for as long as you need; and hour or few, a day or couple or the whole week.

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