European route E8

The European route E8 is a European route that goes from Tromsø, Norway to Turku, Finland. The length of the route is 1,410 kilometres (880 mi).

E8 shield
Route information
Length1,410 km (880 mi)
Major junctions
North endTromsø, Norway
South endTurku, Finland
Countries Norway
Highway system
Finnish border sign on the E 8 road at Kilpisjärvi (in Finnish, Swedish and Northern Sami)
Road sign above the E75/E8/road 4 near Oulu

The road E8 was introduced in 1992 between Tromsø and Tornio. In the older E road system it had been called E78 since 1962. The E8 was extended from Tornio to Turku in 2002. In the older E road system that was used before 1985 (in the Nordic countries 1992), the E8 went London–Harwich–Hook of Holland–Hanover–Berlin–Warsaw–Brest.


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