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Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport

Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport (ARN)

Overview

Generally known as Arlanda Airport, the Stockholm Arlanda Airport is one of the largest and busiest air hubs in Sweden. It is located just north of Stockholm, close to a town called Märsta.

There are four terminals at Arlanda, two of which serve international flights and the other two serve domestic flights. SkyCity, connects the domestic and international terminals and also houses a number of restaurants and retail outlets. With over 17 million passengers using the airport in 2010, Arlanda is incredibly user-friendly and well-equipped with efficient and helpful staff. It is also well-connected with other airports in the region and has a range of public transport options for onward travel within Sweden.

Location

The airport is situated 28 miles (45km) north of Stockholm.

Getting to the city

For those travelling to and from the airport there are many alternative modes of transport including high-speed trains (Arlanda Express) and airport coaches/buses (Flygbussarna), as well as commuter and long-distance trains. Long-distance SJ trains leave from Arlanda Central Station, where the SJ railway company offers long-distance train tickets and schedule information. The Arlanda Express train to Stockholm Central station runs every 15 minutes between 5.35am and 11.35pm daily. Buses go to the city every 10 minutes between 6.40am and 11.05pm each day, taking 40 minutes to make the journey. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +46 (0)8 797 6000 or 797 6100.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available directly outside all terminals at the airport. Most taxi companies offer a fixed rate for the trip to the city centre, which should take about half an hour.

Transfer between terminals

Complimentary shuttles operate between the terminals.

Facilities

The airport is well supplied with banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, restaurants, bars and shops. The SkyCity centre inside the airport complex provides every conceivable amenity for travellers, including a luxury hotel and health club. All the terminals have lounge areas with power points for recharging mobile phones and laptop computers.

Parking

Parking is accessible from all four terminals. Costs range from SEK 80 per hour to rates of SEK 210 to 310 per day or SEK 1470 to 2170 per week. Long-term parking at the Arlanda Långtid Alfa and Arlanda Långtid Alfa Beta lots starts at SEK 50 per hour and goes up to SEK 110 per day.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.arlanda.com

Airlines

Airlines offering to Stockholm Arlanda Airport include Adria Airways, Aeroflot, Aerosvit Airlines, Air Baltic, Air Berlin, Air China, Air France, Austrian Airlines, Belavia, Blue 1, British Airways, Climber Sterling, Continental Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, easyJet, Estonian Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Europe Airpost, Finnair, Germanwings, Iberia, Iran Air, Iraqi Airways, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Nextjet, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Qatar Airways, Pegasus Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Skyway Express, Spanair, Swiss International Airlines, Syrian Air, TAP Portugal, Thai Airways International and Turkish Airlines.

Internet

Wifi is available throughout Arlanda on a pay per use basis.

Business Lounges

Lounges offering fax, photocopying and Internet services are available in Terminals 2 and 5. The Sidewalk Express located in SkyCity as well as Terminals 2, 4 and 5 offers Internet access. SkyCity also houses the Arlanda Conference and Business Centre which offers conference and meeting rooms as well as wifi, photocopying and faxing facilities. Public Internet workstations are available in terminals 4 and 5.


Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.