Joulumaantie 1, 96930 Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland
- Free Entrance
- Open Every Day of the Year - Check Opening Hours Here
Open every day of the year, free of charge!
Santa Claus Office, located in the Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle, is the official place to meet Santa Claus. See below how to get there and refer to the menu on top for more information, opening hours and contact details.
Nearest town and transport hub to Santa Claus Office is Rovaniemi, situated in Finnish Lapland. Getting to Rovaniemi and further on to Santa Claus Office is easy by various means of transport. From abroad, the town is easiest to get to by air via Helsinki, or with the seasonal direct flights directly from abroad to the Rovaniemi Airport and other way round.
In Finland, Rovaniemi can be reached by air, train, coach or car. Please see detailed information below.
Finnair and Norwegian operate daily flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki Airport, throughout the year. During the high season, there’s also direct connections from abroad, i.e. London Gatwick.
Please check more information in Finavia Rovaniemi Airport site here.
Rovaniemi is easy to reach by rail from many Finnish towns. There are several trains running to and from Helsinki every day, year round.
Please check more information in the Finnish Railway Network site in here.
You may also reach Rovaniemi by bus. The connections are good to and from every direction. From Rovaniemi city centre you can travel with the local bus number 8 to Santa Claus Village. Check timetables here.
Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village is quite easy to reach by car from all directions. Santa Claus Village is located 8 km from Rovaniemi. Please refer to the map – the coordinates for your GPS are: +66° 32′ 37.11″, +25° 50′ 51.44
By Reindeer and Snowmobile
Santa himself prefers reindeer when it comes to transportation. He always has a bed and breakfast ready for reindeer too and you may see some of them around Santa Claus Office. Winter is also good for visiting Santa Claus Village by snowmobile, along official snowmobile tracks or as part of a snowmobile safari.
If you are interested to visit Santa Claus by reindeer, by snowmobile or some other way not yet mentioned in here, you may check some possibilities in here, offered by Lapland Safaris.
Where to Sleep
If and when you stay over for the night, Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village offer many options for a good night sleep too. Please visit Lapland Hotels site for Santa Claus Office elves’ favorite accommodation in Finland.
Rovaniemi Tourist Information
Please check VisitRovaniemi site for more tourist information from Rovaniemi.