Directions to Kilpisjärvi

Map of the Surroundings of Nordkalottleden Trail

By Car

  • Kilpisjärvi is on main road 21 (E8).

By Public Transportation

  • Coaches travel from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjärvi. During summer there a two coaches daily.
  • Coaches (www.matkahuolto.fi) also travel from Kolari to Kilpisjärvi. In this case you will have to change coaches in Muonio.
  • There are flights to Kittilä all year round. From Kittilä airport visitors can continue their journey by coach or by airport taxi (www.tosilappi.fi)
  • Trains (www.vr.fi) travel from Helsinki to Rovaniemi and Kolari, from where you can continue by coach.
     

Maps

Electronic Maps

Map of Nordkalottleden Trail © Metsähallitus 2014

Other Maps by Sections

Entire Trail

  • Fjällkartan can be bought from Sweden
  • Turkart can be bought from Norway

Maps: Kilpisjärvi - Kautokeino

  • Ulkoilukartta Halti Kilpisjärvi : Outdoor map Halti Kilpisjärvi , 1:50 000, Karttakeskus 2015. The map is sold by Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, many private enterprises in Kilpisjärvi, Karttakeskus, and well-stocked bookstores. 
  • Halti Kilpisjärvi Pältsa, waterproof map, 1:50 000, Calazo Förlag 2015. The map is sold by Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, Fell Lapland Nature Centre and some private enterprises in the village of Kilpisjärvi.
  • Norge-Serien 1:50 000, maps Reisadalen 10154 and Guovdageaidnu 10165.
  • Retkeily GT Pohjois-Suomi: Outdoor GT Map Northern Finland, 2016, 1:400 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores

Maps: Kilpisjärvi - Abisko

  • Halti, Kilpisjärvi, Pältsa, waterproof map, 1:50 000, Calazo Förlag 2015. The map is sold by Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, Fell Lapland Nature Centre and some private enterprises in the village of Kilpisjärvi.
  • Fjällkartan BD1 Treriksröset - Råstojaure, 1:100 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus.
  • Fjällkartan BD6 Abisko - Kebnekai - Narvik, 1:100 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus.

Maps: Abisko - Kvikkjokk or Sulitjelma

  • Fjällkartan BD6 Abisko - Kebnekai - Narvik, 1:100 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus.
  • Fjällkartan BD7 Sitasjaure - Ritsem, 1:100 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus.
  • Fjällkartan BD9 Padjelanta - Sulitelma, 1:100 000. The map is sold by Kartbutiken.
  • Fjällkartan BD10 Sareks nationalpark, 1:100 000. The map is sold by Kartbutiken.

Other Maps

  • Retkeily GT Pohjois-Suomi: Outdoor GT Map Northern Finland, 2016, 1:400 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.

Map Sales Points

Other contact Information

From Kilpisjärvi to Kautokeino

From Kilpisjärvi to Abisko

From Abisko to Kvikkjokk