The Border Inn is located 1,5 km from the Finnish - Russian border in the Kuusamo region of Finland. The nearest city is Kuusamo which is 50 km to the west. Kuusamo region has 18 000 inhabitants of which half live in the city.
The best way to travel to the Border Inn is by plane to Kuusamo. Kuusamo is about a 1h or 800km flight from Helsinki, with flights leaving twice a day. It is also possible to fly directly to the lodge by small ski-plane and land on an adjacent lake where you will be met by snowscooter.