The Stockholm airport, Arlanda is located north the main city area, about 30 to 45 minutes by car depending on traffic conditions. The fast train from Arlanda Airport to Central Station takes around 20 minutes.

Use taxis from a recognised company, if unsure, ask the taxi warden outside the arrival hall. Official taxis are on fixed rates from Arlanda airport to inner Stockholm and back, so always ask beforehand (a tip is included, though an additional ten per cent is always appreciated).

Flygbussarna airport coaches is the largest airport bus company, with routes to and from all major airports and cities nationwide.

Ground transport

Public transport is usually clean, safe and cheap. In Stockholm there are buses and an underground train system, Gothenburg has buses and trams, while Malmö has buses only.

It is advisable to always use recognised taxi companies with regulated pricing structure – e.g. Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir or Taxi 020. For more information, visit the Swedish Tourism Board.  

You can hire a car through all major car rental companies either in advance or upon arrival.


There is a wide range of accommodation for all budgets.


There is a wide range of dining options for all budgets.


Although service charges are included in Swedish hotels and at restaurants, tipping at restaurants is discretionary. Good service usually receives an approximate ten per cent tip.

Tourist attractions

Sweden is a popular tourist destination, for more information, visit Swedish tourism board