Map of surroudings of Utsjoki area. © Metsähallitus 2009

Utsjoki is located at the border between Finland and Norway, at the northern end of highway 4 (E 75).


By Car

  • You can reach Utsjoki from Inari (highway 4), Karigasniemi and Nuorgam (road no. 970) and from the Norwegian side along the E 6.
  • Driving directions to Utsjoki Nature Information point

By Public Transportation

  • There is a daily bus connection to Utsjoki from Inari. In summer there are two departures daily and one or two in winter, depending on the day of the week. Timetables (
  • The closest railway station ( is in Rovaniemi, from where there is a bus connection to Utsjoki.
  • The closest airport is in Ivalo ( There is no bus connection to Utsjoki from the airport, but the airport taxi takes passengers to Utsjoki three times a week: on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • The post taxi, which drives from Utsjoki to Karigasniemi every day, can also take passengers. You can ask for more information on the post taxi from the post office at Uulan Säästö shopping centre.

Starting Points for Excursions


Electronic Maps

Map of Utsjoki Area © Metsähallitus 2014


Other Maps

  • GT tiekartta Pohjois-Suomi: GT Roadmap Finland North, 2010, 1:400 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Topographical maps X512 Utsjoki and X434 Gistuskaidi, 1:50 000. Map Center 2008. Maps may be purchased from, for example, the Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, Ivalo Customer Service and the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Forest map 15-16, 1:250 000. Metsähallitus 2011. Maps can be bought from Utsjoki Nature Information point, the Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida and Ivalo's Customer Service Point.

Map Sales Points

Publications in English

Publications of Metsähallitus Utsjoki