Airports in Stockholm
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 every 15 minutes between 5.35am and 11.35pm daily (200kr). Buses go to the city every 10 minutes between 6.40am and 11.05pm each day, taking 40 minutes to make the journey (90kr). 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.
Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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