Instructions for visitors

If you are arriving after working hours you have to get the code for electronic locks, because there is not necessarily any staff at the station after working hours.

Be sure to have a look at the driving directions as electronic navigation devices and services may be misleading in some situations. Make sure that you are properly equipped for the trip, especially during winter.

Finnish Transport Agency provides the road weather conditions at the main road 20 (Kuolio) between Oulu and Kuusamo, and at the main road 5 (Suomu) between Kemijärvi and Kuusamo.

Bus timetables: Matkahuolto.
Flights: Finnair

Accommodation is in 2-6 person rooms, 10 persons flats or 8 persons cabin. Using sleeping bags without bed linen isn't allowed.

Payments in cash, bank card or credit card. See also costs.

Station is inside Oulanka National Park: familiarize yourself with the everymans rights. No pets are allowed in the station.


- Oulu 275 km
- Kuusamo 55 km
- Salla 85 km
- Rovaniemi 207 km
- Russian border 13 km
- Arctic circle 25 km
- Käylä village 13 km (grocery store with fuel tanks and post office, bank, taxi services, hairdresser)
- Ruka Skiing Center 30 km (automatic teller, pharmacy)


Last updated: 20.10.2017