Friend, we are waiting for you!

Arrive to the Syöte and throw out your everyday chores. Let the magic of forests take over your mind and let the beautiful nature gives you strength. In Syöte, you are here and you are in no hurry for anything.

With us you will enjoy the peace and nature of nature in all seasons. The southernmost fell area in Finland is surprisingly close. On this page you will find information on how to get to the Syöte and navigate in the Syöte region.

Plan your trip to Syöte – Find the best trip quickly. Purchase train, flight & bus tickets and compare timetables.

By plane

Syöte is accessible via airports of Oulu, Rovaniemi Kuusamo and Kajaani. The flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes about an hour and the transfer from the airport to Syöte takes 1.5–2 hours. The travel time from Rovaniemi to Syöte is about 2 hours and from Kuusamo about 1.5 hours.

Schedules and timetables: &

Public transport

The nearest train station is in Oulu, from where you can continue your journey by bus, rental car, charter bus (for groups) or taxi.

The bus between Oulu and Kuusamo stops in Pudasjärvi at the junction of Syöte and at the Poijula stop. Further transport can be arranged in advance with local entrepreneurs.

By car

The easiest way from south to Syöte by car is to drive via Oulu.  Syöte is about 145 kilometres from Oulu. Take the Highway 20 to Pudasjärvi, and then continue towards Kuusamo. Signposts will guide you flexibly to your destination.

By bus

  • By bus from Oulu to Syöte

    2.12.2021-1.5.2022 (Thursdays, Fridays & Sundays)

    Oulu Airport – Syöte

    Oulu Airport 17:30
    Oulu bus station 18:00
    Rimmintie th 19:10
    Hotel Iso-Syöte 20:00
    Iso-Syöte ala-asema 20:15
    Hotel Pikku-Syöte 20:25

    Syöte-Oulu Airport

    Hotel Pikku-Syöte 13:40
    Iso-Syötteen ala-asema 13:50
    Hotel Iso-Syöte 14:00
    Rimmintie th 14:50
    Oulu bus station 16:00
    Oulu Airport 16:20


    For more information, please contact Syöte Booking Centre, tel. +358 8 823 400 or

  • Skibus to Syöte on Saturdays

    Skibus Syöte 2021-2022

    Join our day trip to Syöte to enjoy the joys of winter and outdoor activities of your choice: down hill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, winter fatbiking, snowshoeing or just admiring the views! In the area you will find well-kept slopes, an extensive network of XC skiing trails, varied multi-purpose off-road routes, several equipment rental shops and a high-quality restaurant offer.

    Saaga Travel Skibus from Oulu to Syöte operates during the skiing season. You can reach Ski resort Iso-Syöte, Ski Resort Pikku-Syöte and Syöte National Park Visitor Centre by the Skibus.

    This is a guaranteed departure. If there is one customer, the route will be operated. Book your seat by 22:00 the night before departure. If no bookings have been made by 22.00 the night before the departure, the trip will be canceled.

    You can book also lift tickets and equipment rental for Ski Resort Iso-Syöte and Ski resort Pikku-Syöte through us. You can also choose a one-way trip that is the same price as a return ticket.

    Timetables and bookings:


    13.-23.12.2021, 10.1.-20.2.2022, 14.3.-31.3.2022 Mon-Sat *
    4.-6.12.2021, 24.12.2021-8.1.2022, 21.2.-12.3.2022, 15.-17.4.2022 daily
    1.4-14.4.2022 Saturdays

    Price for one journey 2 €/person. Cash only.

    Line 1
    9:35 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    9:45 Hotel Iso-Syöte
    9:55 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    10:00 Pärjänkievari/NP Visitor Centre
    10:10  Hotel Pikku-Syöte
    10:15  Pikku-Syöte base
    10:20  Pärjänkievari/NP Visitor Centre
    10:25 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    Line 2
    12:30 Pärjänkievari/NP Visitor Centre
    12:35 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    12:45 Hotel Iso-Syöte
    12:55 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    13:00 Pärjänkievari/NP Visitor Centre
    13:05  Pikku-Syöte
    Line 3
    14:25 Pikku-Syöte base
    14:30 Hotel Pikku-Syöte
    14:40 Pärjänkievari/NP Visitor Centre
    14:45 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    14:50 Hotel Iso-Syöte
    14:55 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    15:00  Pikku-Syöte base
    15:05  Hotel Pikku-Syöte
    Line 4
    17:00 Iso-Syöte base, Tunturi Market, KIDE Hotel
    17:05 Hotel Iso-Syöte
    17:15 Pikku-Syöte base
    17:20 Hotel Pikku-Syöte


    *) to Pikku-Syöte Mon-Fri only on request and Sat always
    Please request transfer in advance latest 9 am from Hotel Pikku-Syöte, Tel. +358 8 815 4000

    Changes may occur during the season.

  • Nevakivi – Timetable (Monday – Friday)


    Monday – Friday
    7:30 Kuusamo, Ervastin aukio
    7:32 Kuusamo, bus station
    8:20 Taivalkoski
    9:15 Pudasjärvi
    about 10:10 Kiiminki
    10:30 Oulu

    Monday – Friday
    13:00 Oulu
    about 13:15 Kiiminki
    14:15 Pudasjärvi
    15:10 Taivalkoski
    16:10 Kuusamo

    Monday – Friday
    7:45 Syötekylä
    7:50 Luontokeskus
    7:55 Romekievari
    I Hotel Isosyöte
    8:15 Iinattijärven th
    8:20 Poijula
    9:00y Pudasjärvi
    y = yhteys Ouluun klo 9:15 lähtevälle vuorolle

    Monday – Friday
    15:00yy Pudasjärvi
    15:25 Poijula
    15:30 Iinattijärven th
    T Hotel Isosyöte
    15:50 Romekievari
    T Luontokeskus
    16:00 Syötekylä
    T Hotel Pikku-Syöte
    yy = yhteys Oulusta klo 13:00 lähtevältä vuorolta

Car rental service

You can catch a flight or a train to Oulu and continue from Oulu to Syöte by rental car. It takes only about two hours to reach the Syöte fell area.

For more information and bookings, please contact Syöte Booking Centre, tel. +358 8 823 400 or

Taxi services

From Syöte taxi service and local operators you can order transfers from/to the airports (Oulu, Kuusamo, Rovaniemi) as well as agreed.

For more information and bookings, please contact Syöte Booking Centre, tel. +358 8 823 400 or