Stockholm Arlanda Int. Airport is Sweden's largest airport and works as an important hub for the Stockholm region and the Nordic countries.
You will find the public transport and infrastructure to and from the airport easy and very well developed. The Stockholm-Arlanda Airport is located 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Stockholm City.
The Arlanda Express train operates from Arlanda Airport to/from Stockholm Central Station every 15 minutes throughout the day. The travel time is only 20 min. You will find the platform underneath the arrival hall.
Another option is the Commuter trains (operated by the public transport company in Stockholm, SL) to Stockholm depart twice an hour from Arlanda Central Station in Sky City. Total travel time between the airport and Stockholm Central Station is 43 minutes.
You can take the Flygbussarna Airport Coaches to and from the airport. They depart every 10-15 minutes between Arlanda Airport and the City Terminal (located next to the Central Station).
It takes around 40 minutes to Arlanda airport. Buses also run to Liljeholmen via Karolinska, Fridhemsplan and Södermalm (50 min). To Bromma airport via Kista and Sundbyberg. (54 min).
There is also a possibility to take Air Shuttle buses. They depart every 20 minutes from Arlanda Airport and the City Terminal. The travel time is around 35 minutes to Arlanda.
A number of taxi companies operate in Stockholm. Make sure to confirm an approx. rate before you leave the airport.
You can buy your tickets at SL Ticket Centres, underground metro platforms, kiosks or online.
It is not a choice to pay by cash in for tickets on board buses in Stockholm. Most bus stops have ticket machines that take both coins and cards.
Prepaid cards are the best solution for tourist in Stockholm. It's possible to buy 1, 3, or 7-day cards, which allow free travel in all zones during the validity period.
Another alternative is the Stockholm Card, which allows free travel and free entry to more than 75 museums and attractions in the city. Stockholm Cards are valid for 2, 3 or 5 days.