Stockholm is a little more than a two-hour flight away from major European cities like London and Paris. With flight connections from all over the world, visitors will have an easy time of reaching the Capital of Sweden.
Arriving in Stockholm
Key hub for flights to major destinations in Europe as well as the rest of the world. It is situated 40km (25mi) north of the city. For more information about Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, airlines, timetables, VIP Service etc., see the link above.
The direct train Arlanda Express takes you from Arlanda Airport to the main train station, directly below the venue. Departure: every 15 minutes (for most of the day). Travel time: 20 minutes.
There is also a coach service departing every 10-15 minutes between Arlanda Airport and the City Terminal (located next to the main train station). Travel time: 35-40 minutes.
Stockholm-Bromma Airport is a small city-airport offering both scheduled (mainly domestic) and charter flights. It’s located conveniently close to central Stockholm (20 minutes by bus).
Stockholm Skavsta Airport is located 100 km south west of central Stockholm. The airport is a hub for Ryanair and other low cost airlines and offers direct flights to several destinations in Europe (80 minutes by bus from central Stockholm).
Stockholm Västerås Airport is located 100 km north west of central Stockholm. The airport is served chiefly by the low-fare airline Ryanair.
There are many taxi companies to choose from in Stockholm. Approved taxis with metered fares always bear yellow number plates. Credit cards are readily accepted.
Taxi prices are not regulated in Sweden; they may vary greatly. It is the customer’s responsibility to check prices beforehand. Check the price on the yellow-and-white label, which is usually on the rear door window, before entering the vehicle. The highest unit price of most taxis is between SEK 350 – 440. The price on the yellow label is based on a 10 km, 15-minute journey.
The price indicated on the taximeter is in Swedish kronor. For trips to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport the major taxi companies have fixed prices of between SEK 550-600. Always ask the driver beforehand. In addition to the major taxi companies there are several independent firms; caution is advised. You can easily get hold of a taxi by calling a taxi company, hailing one on the street or by taking a one from a rank, e.g. at NK on Hamngatan.