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Transfer Options from Skavsta Airport to the City of Stockholm

Stockholm Skavsta Airport is a small international airport located just over 100 kilometres from Stockholm city centre. The airport offers two main means of transportation to the city of Stockholm. The first and more expensive option is a taxi transfer, while the second and cheaper option is by public transport. A taxi ride costs €160 (1700SEK) and takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes, whereas a one-way bus ticket costs €13 (139SEK) and takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Stockholm at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €240 75min 24/7 Book
Taxi €160 75min 24/7
Bus €26 90min 08:25–23:30

How to get from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm City Centre by taxi

Taxi companies in Sweden normally calculate their fares using a taximeter, however, airport taxis offer fixed rates in order to attract travellers. A journey to the city centre of Stockholm with a Skavsta airport taxi lasts around 1 hour and 15 minutes, with an average price of €160 (1700SEK). Taxi vehicles can easily be recognised by their standard black and yellow taxi roof sign.

Taxi fare from Skavsta airport to Stockholm city centre

Swedish taxis usually calculate their fares using a taximeter. However, in order to simplify the transfer, taxi companies have started offering fixed price rates and different deals from Skavsta and other airports. Regardless of the operating company, the price of a taxi transfer from Skavsta airport to Stockholm will be relatively high, around €160 (1700SEK).


€160 (1700SEK)

Trip Duration

1 hour 15 minutes

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis at Skavsta airport are available all year long.

Where do I get it from?

There are two taxi ranks available at Skavsta airport that are located outside of the main building. The first one is in front of the tourist information desk, whereas the second rank is on the left side of the car rental counter.


Unfortunately, the trip from Skavsta airport to Stockholm is always expensive regardless of the operating company. The most efficient way to take a taxi is by pre booking a minivan taxi, fitting up 7 people and sharing the price. Other than that, a private taxi transfer is always the safest and most comfortable option.

Editor’s Note

At Stockholm Skavsta Airport, taxis line up by the tolled barrier; pre booked taxis line up on the left side and the non booked taxis line up on the right.

Useful Tips

Try and get a group transfer for this long distance, which will allow you to split the cost.
You should make sure you are able to pay according the taxi's payment method; if it is by card or by cash (in Euros).

How to get from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm City Centre by bus

Flybussarna coach is the only direct bus service from Skavsta airport to Stockholm city. The network operates on a daily basis from 08:25 to 23:35. Trips to Stockholm take about 90 minutes and regular tickets cost €13 (139SEK).

How much is the bus from Skavsta airport to the city centre?

The cost of a standard one-way adult ticket is €13 (139 SEK), with a round-trip costing €26 (278 SEK). The cost for a standard one-way Youth ticket (8-17 years) is €11 (119 SEK) and a round-trip costing €22 (238 SEK).


€13 (139SEK)

Trip Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

The waiting time for a Flygbussarna bus is 1 to 2 hours depending on the time of the day.

Value for Money

The Flygbussarna airport bus is available from 08:25 until 23:35.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop for the Flygbussarna coaches is located on the right side of the short term parking area. It can easily be seen across the arrivals taxi rank.


The bus connection from Skavsta airport to Stockholm city is relatively practical depending on your waiting time at the airport. Moreover, this cheaper option is very attractive to travellers especially that the trip takes about the same time as by taxi.

Editor’s Note

You can buy your ticket on the Flygbussarna website or in the app for a considerable discount. Otherwise, you can buy your tickets directly from the bus driver or using the electronic ticket machines at the airport.

Useful Tips

The waiting time at the station should not be a problem, as the bus company tries to synchronise its departures with the airport's arrivals.

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 Stockholm. 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.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

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24/7 email & phone support

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Same price as a regular taxi from the line


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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm city centre?

The average fixed taxi fare from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm is €160 (1700SEK). Factors, such as the time of the day and traffic do not affect the taxi fare.

How much is a bus ticket from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm city centre?

A regular adult one-way bus ticket costs €13 (139SEK). Tickets can be purchased online, at the airport ticket counter or directly from the bus driver.

How far is Skavsta Airport to the city center of Stockholm?

The total distance from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm city centre is 106 km. The total car trip usually takes around 75 minutes.

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