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getting from airport to city centre

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getting from airport to city centre

Hello

I'm new to this particular forum and would be grateful for some information on getting from Arlanda airport to Gamla Stan.Is there any quick public transport or shuttle bus

Regards Ian

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1. Re: getting from airport to city centre

With a helicopter perhaps? ;-)

(All of the major airports do have directions on their own websites, like this: http://www.swedavia.com/arlanda/to-from/)

But you can choose

1) bus to Märsta + local train without any extra costs but an SL ticket.

2) local train with passage fee added to your SL ticket

(this is due to the fact that tracks to Arlanda are owned by a private company and they charge for using their station)

3) Arlanda Express, more expensive fast train that is not covered by SL ticket

https://www.arlandaexpress.com/

4) Private Flightbus to the same T-Centralen where the trains are heading

http://www.flygbussarna.se/en/arlanda

For the public transport in Stockholm, SL site is what you need.

http://sl.se/en/Visitor/Plan-your-journey/

The trains will arrive at T-Centralen and you have to take the subway/metro to Gamla Stan. It's the next stop.

Edited: 24 March 2014, 20:07
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2. Re: getting from airport to city centre

In addition to @Mrs_MM77's answer: If the weather is nice, the walk from Stockholm central station/T-centralen to Gamla stan is quite pretty. It's about 10–15 minutes on foot.

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3. Re: getting from airport to city centre

Most efficient and easy way is to take the airport bus at Kr215 for a return but is 190 single.

if you have luggage and dont want to wheel along the cobblestone, walking from Central station is a good choice. On the day of arrival, I took the metro to Gamla Stan but with large luggage and arriving at rush hour, it wasn't a good choice and struggled a bit on the cobbelstone. On the day of departure, my luggage was sailing through the nice pavement to Stockholm C but it took 15-20mins.

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4. Re: getting from airport to city centre

Hi, there.

Just want to use this thread to seek your advice.

We are 4 adults coming in for 3 nights over before joining a cruise. Would you suggest that we rent a car, or use public transport? Biggest challenge will be airport to hotel, then to the cruise terminal.

Welcome suggestions.

Thank you

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5. Re: getting from airport to city centre

@ Singsong1, Where are you staying? Do you have huge amount of luggage? Which cruise terminal?

You can either take a taxi from the taxiline, just remember to take one of the bigger companies (Taxi Stockholm/Taxi kurir) they have fixed fees if you are coming into the city (approx. 520 SEK).

There is the Arlanda Express which takes about 25 min in to the city terminal and it is very easy to use.

There are the busses that take about 45 min (for example flybussarna.se) which IMO are the most incovenient ones but also the cheapest way for transport.

I don't see any need for you to rent a car as we have excellent public transportation and there are good connections into the city.

If you post where you are staying and which cruise terminal you need to get to we can help you with more information.

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6. Re: getting from airport to city centre

I loved the AE. about 20 minutes.

walking to Gamla Stan from the train station is a nice walk too.

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7. Re: getting from airport to city centre

Thanks everybody for your input

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8. Re: getting from airport to city centre

You may want to try this cab company that is mentioned by Trip Advisor in their Arriving and Departing article

A new service has been started by Airportcab which offers trips to/from Arlanda for only 450 SEK. Pre-booking is adviced for this service. For groups of travellers taxis are often cheaper than the train.

I am interested to know if anyone has used this company and pre booked the cab from Arlanda to the city centre and if they charged extra for a meet and greet at the airport?

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