Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport
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.
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 roughly every hour between 5am and 1am daily. Buses go to the city roughly every 10 minutes, taking about 40 minutes to make the journey. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +46 (0)8 797 6000 or 797 6100.
Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Europcar and Hertz.
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.
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 is accessible from all four terminals. Costs range from SEK 50 to SEK 80 per hour, and SEK 130 to SEK 360 per day. There are discounts for booking online in advance, and as prices range dramatically depending on the parking lot it is advised to visit the website to find out which parking best suits your needs.
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.
Free wifi is available for three hours in the airport.
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.