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Tourist information & how to get around

Arriving to Stockholm

If you're arriving to Stockholm by plane you will most likely land at the Arlanda Airport (ARN) which is the biggest international airport serving the Stockholm region.  For information about the Arlanda Airport please click here or here for direct information on how to travel between the Arlanda airport and Stockholm city.

Another international airport is Stockholm Skavsta Airport (NYO) which is a smaller airport located app. 80 minutes away from Stockholm city (by car or bus). It offers low fare flights by Ryanair to/from e.g. London and Edinburgh. For information about the Skavsta Airport please click here or here for direct information on how to travel between the Skavsta airport and Stockholm city.

The Bromma Airport (BMA) is a smaller airport located in central Stockholm. It provides services mainly within Sweden but also to/from Brussels, Belgium, Århus, Danmark and Helsinki, Finnland. For information about the Bromma Airport please click here or here for direct information on busses between the Bromma airport and Stockholm city.


If you would like to arrive by train please go to SJ's official website here where you can plan your journey, check the availibility and prices. SJ has campaigns and special deals which means that some advance planning could save you a lot of money! 

To plan your trip by public transport in Stockholm please click here to go to the official website of SL who is the public transportation provider in the city.
The most convenient way of purchasing a ticket may be via the app "SL-biljetter" which can be downloaded for free from App Store or Google play. Please click here for more information on the app and shortcuts to the App Store and Google play.

If you need a cab, please see below for a few options: 

  • Sverige Taxi: +46 20 20 20 20
  • Taxi Kurir: +46 771 86 00 00
  • Taxi Stockholm: +46 8 15 00 00

Please bear in mind that approved taxis with metered fares always bear yellow number plates. Credit cards are readily accepted. NOTE: taxi prices are not regulated in Sweden and may vary greatly. It is the customer’s responsibility to check prices beforehand. Before entering the vehicle, check the price on the yellow-and-white label which is usually located on the cab's rear door window.

Tourist information

For extensive tourist information on Stockholm, please visit the website:


If you are interested in a short introduction to the city in a pdf version, please click on the following:

The list of things to do in Stockholm is practically endless so Visit Stockholm have picked out the Stockholm highlights for you. Big and small, well-known, popular and unique, with classics like the Vasa Museum and modern newcomers like ABBA the Museum and Fotografiska.

For Stockholm's Top 10, please click here.


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