How to get from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm City Centre
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is the larger of Stockholm's two airports and serves as the major hub for Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle. The airport offers three means of transportation to the centre of Stockholm. An Arlanda airport taxi is the most comfort choice with the trip lasting 40 minutes on average and the cost being at €47 (500SEK). The second travel option is the Arlanda Express train, one-way tickets cost €28 (295SEK) and the trip lasts 20 minutes. The last available mean of transportation is the airport bus, tickets can be purchased for €11.30 (120SEK), while the trip takes 45 minutes under normal traffic conditions.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Bus || €22.60|| 45min|| 04:00–22:00|
| Taxi || €47|| 40min|| 24/7|
| Train || €56|| 20min|| 04:50–01:05|
How to get from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm city centre by bus
Bus connections from Arlanda airport are often operated by private companies offering transportation to popular destinations. The most common choice to get to the centre of the city is the Arlanda airport bus, with departures every 10 to 15 minutes. One-way tickets cost €11.30 (120SEK) and the trip last 45 minutes on average.
How much is the bus from Arlanda Airport to city centre?
One-way ticket prices for adults cost €11.30 (120SEK), while youth and students get a small discount of 20%. Kids under 7 years old travel for free.
Waiting time for the Arlanda Bus is 10 to 15 minutes depending on the time of the day.
The Arlanda Airport bus is available from 04:00 am until 10:00 pm.
Where do I get it from?
Starting from Terminal 2 the airport bus will make a stop to pick travellers from the rest of the terminals as well.
In general, the buses from Arlanda airport are the cheaper transportation option to the centre of Stockholm. Travel time is relatively decent and tickets can be purchased for just a fraction of a taxi travel cost.
Due to the privatized bus network, most bus companies do no operate under a fixed annual timetable. Before your trip check departures by visiting the official website.
Airport bus tickets can be found and bought from electronic machines at the bus stops in Terminals 5, 4, 2, and in the arrivals halls at Terminals 5 and 4.
All passengers travelling with the bus must be able to present a valid ticket while they are on the bus.
How to get from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm city centre by taxi
Taxi vehicles at Arlanda Airport can be found either in yellow and white or black and white colour patterns. Despite the colour shading, all taxis display the classic taxi roof sign in addition to a price label on the side of the cars. Rides to the centre of Stockholm last 40 minutes and taxi fares cost €47 (500SEK) on average.
Taxi fare from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm city centre
Although most taxi companies utilize metered taxi vehicles as their main transfer service, transportation from Arlanda airport is priced at fixed rates. In general, the average price range to Stockholm city centre is €42.50 (450SEK) to 47 (500SEK).
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Unlike most airports, taxi services from Arlanda Airport are not the most practical choice due to high prices and long travel time. However, taxis can be used efficiently by pre-booking connections in advance to benefit from deals and additional perks.
In case you want to book a taxi from the airport, there is a taxi counter in all terminals with all the current deals and prices.
You can easily get hold of a taxi by calling a taxi company, hailing one of the street or by taking one from the taxi rank.
When getting a taxi on your own always make sure that the price is fixed and that there will be no changes at the end of the trip.
How to get from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm city centre by train
The train option is considered to be the most practical choice of travel from Arlanda Airport to the city centre of Stockholm. Journeys to the central station last 20 minutes and one-way tickets cost €28 (295SEK). The Arlanda Express Network is available from 04:50am until 01:05am.
How much is the train from Arlanda Airport to city centre?
Regular tickets for people over 26 years of age cost €28 (295SEK). Other groups of people such as students and youth under 25 get further discounts; with tickets costing €15.60 (165SEK).
Waiting time for the Arlanda Express train is 15 minutes at most.
Operating hours of the Arlanda Express train are from 04:50am until 01:05am.
Where do I get it from?
The Arlanda Express stops at both of the airport's terminals. Monitors by the downtown train platforms show which terminals are used by different airlines.
The airport train is the most efficient mean of transport to the centre of Stockholm. The network is available throughout most of the day and night with only a 3-hour break. Nevertheless, tickets prices are some of the most expensive in Europe for local connection.
Online tickets should be purchased prior to departure and are valid only for the specific day that you have booked.
For further information about prices including seasonal ticket bargains, visit the Arlanda Express official website.
The downtown Arlanda Express terminal is next to the central railroad station and the T-Centralen Tunnelbana or subway stop.