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How to get from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport

Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, is a global hub and welcomes millions of visitors every year. The city has a number of domestic and international airports to allow for seamless travel to or through the region. Travellers arriving at Arlanda Airport or Skavsta Airport can transfer from one airport to the other to catch connecting flights to other destinations around the world. There are three transfer options to travel from Arlanda to Skavsta: an Arlanda airport taxi, the bus, or the train. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Skavsta Airport at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €223 100min 24/7
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Bus €61 125min 07:10–18:20
Train €72 120min 04:56–21:49

How to get from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport by taxi

Licensed taxis offer a comfortable and stress-free way to travel from Stockholm Skavsta to Arlanda and vice versa. Skavsta is located around 144km from Arlanda by road, so your journey should take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, depending on traffic.

How much is the taxi from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport?

The cost of your journey should be around €223 (2,317 SEK), however taxi companies in Sweden aren’t regulated, so different companies are free to set their own prices. This can make it difficult to estimate the final cost. For peace-of-mind about the price you’re going to pay, we’d suggest booking a fixed price Welcome Pickups transfer in advance.

Convenience

Although taking a taxi from Arlanda to Skavsta is the most expensive option, it’s also the quickest and easiest. With no wait times and a private vehicle, you won’t have to worry about making any changes midway, lugging around any suitcases or dealing with crowds on public transport.

Editor’s Note

There’s a manned taxi centre at Arlanda Airport, so if you’re unsure which company to use or you have specific requirements e.g. you need a taxi with child seats, the taxi rank officer will be happy to help.

Useful Tips

Always look for taxis with a yellow number plate. This is a sign that the taxi is registered.
Ask the taxi driver if they offer a fixed price. If they do, make sure they’ve entered it into the taximeter so it’s visible before your journey starts.

How to get from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport by bus

Flygbussarna buses operate from Stockholm Skavsta to Stockholm Arlanda and vice versa, so this is a great option if you want to use public transport. You can catch a Flygbussarna bus from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm Cityterminalen. There, you need to change to the Flygbussarna bus that runs to Skavsta Airport. The total journey should take around 2 hours and 5 minutes, excluding wait times.

How much is the bus from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport?

Your Arlanda to Skavsta bus journey will cost €30.50 (318 SEK) for adults and €27.50 (288 SEK) for children. This includes the Flygbussarna bus to Stockholm for €11.50 (SEK 119)/€10.50 (109 SEK) and the Flygbussarna bus to Skavsta for €19 (199 SEK)/€17 (179 SEK). You can buy your tickets on the Flygbussarna website, at the Flygbussarna ticket desk, or onboard the bus with a credit or debit card.

Cost

€30.50

Trip Duration

2h 5min

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

The Flygbussarna bus from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm Cityterminalen runs every 30 minutes between 07:10am-00:10am. The Flygbussarna bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Skavsta Airport operates at different times throughout the day between 05:40am-18:20pm.

Where do I get it from?

The Flygbussarna runs every 30 minutes from Arlanda Airport Terminal 5 to Stockholm Cityterminalen, so look out for Terminal 5 signs when you land. Once you reach Stockholm, the Flygbussarna bus to Skavsta Airport leaves from the same location, so you should spot the bus stop when you get off the bus.

Convenience

Taking the bus from Skavsta Airport to Arlanda Airport and vice versa is definitely the cheapest option. Flygbussarna buses have been built for comfort, with heating, free WiFi and USB charging ports. However, wait times can be long and unpredictable. The change at Stockholm can also make this option quite inconvenient.

Editor’s Note

There should be a screen at the front of the bus above the drivers head which displays the name of each bus stop. If not, the driver normally announces the stops in Swedish and English, so listen out for your stop.

Useful Tips

The ticket you buy for the Flygbussarna bus is valid for any departure on the chosen route, so don’t worry if you miss the bus you were planning to catch. You can hop on the next one.
If you’re travelling with family, you can buy a family ticket for up to two adults and three children for €41 (429 SEK).

How to get from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport by train

If you opt for the train, you’ll need to make a few changes during the journey. Catch the SL Pendeln train from Arlanda Central Station to Stockholm Central. From there, hop on the regional SJ train to Nyköping C, which is located near Skasvta Airport. Finally, to get to the airport, you’ll need to take a ride on the local 515 bus for 10 minutes to reach Skavsta. The total journey should take around 2 hours, excluding wait times.

How much is the train from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport?

The total cost of your train ride from Arlanda to Skavsta will be €36 (373 SEK) for adults and €23.50 (241 SEK) for children. The ticket from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm Central will cost €15 (37 SEK + 120 SEK airport surcharge) for adults and €2.50 (25 SEK) for children. You can then buy a combined train and bus ticket to cover the SJ train and the 515 bus for €21 (216 SEK). Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the airport.

Cost

€36

Trip Duration

2h

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

The SL Pendeln train to Stockholm Central runs every 30 minutes between 04:43am-01:13am. The SJ regional train to Nyköping C and the 515 bus to Skavsta run every hour between 04:56am-21:49pm.

Where do I get it from?

The SL Pendeln train leaves from Arlanda Central Station, which is located between Terminals 4 and 5 in SkyCity. You should spot signs for it when you land, but if you’re unsure where to go, a member of staff will be able to help. Once you reach Stockholm Central, the SJ train leaves from the same station, so look out for the right platform on the departure screens.

Convenience

While the 2 hour journey time on the train is similar to the bus, the train will cost slightly more and will involve more changes during the journey. With this in mind, the train would be considered the least convenient of the three Skavsta to Arlanda Airport transfer options.

Editor’s Note

Although the SL train does operate from early morning to late evening, the SJ train and the 515 bus finish operating before 22:00pm, so you might need to explore another transfer option if you’re landing between 22:00pm-05:00am.

Useful Tips

Children under the age of 7 travel free with an accompanying ticket holder.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Skavsta airport. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Prices

DAYTIME
€€223
NIGHTTIME
€€223
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

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4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How far is Arlanda Airport from Skavsta Airport?

The distance from Stockholm Skavsta to Arlanda is around 112km or 144km by road. Your journey between the two airports will take around 2 hours, depending which transfer option you choose.

How much is the bus from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport?

The total cost for your Arlanda to Skavsta bus journey will be €30.50 (318 SEK) for adults and €27.50 (288 SEK) for children. You need to catch two Flygbussarna buses to reach Skavsta: one from Arlanda to Stockholm Central and another from there to Skavsta.

How much is a taxi from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport?

As taxi companies in Sweden are unregulated, prices can differ depending on which company you choose. The cost for your journey from Skavsta Airport to Arlanda Airport or vice versa should be around €223 (2,317 SEK).

How much is the train from Arlanda Airport to Skavsta Airport?

If you decide to travel by train, you’ll need to catch two trains and a bus to reach Skavsta: the SL Pendeln train to Stockholm Central, the SJ train to Nyköping C, and a local 515 bus to Skavsta Airport. The total cost for your ticket will be approximately €36 (373 SEK) for adults and €23.50 (241 SEK) for children.

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