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A night in Stocholm

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A night in Stocholm

We will fly out of Stockholm on Saturday morning in a couple of weeks. We will come from Berlin the day before, probably fly though we'd prefer to take the train or a ferry, we couldn't find anything as such for a reasonable time. Any suggestions?

Will we still get a chance to see things at nighttime? Till when are people out? This will be a Friday night. What should be the highlights for a few hours?

Also, wondering the most cost and time effective transportation to Arlanda, since the fast train seems pricy.

Appreciate the consideration of all who might help!

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1. Re: A night in Stocholm

Most museums close rather early, the Vasa Museum stays open til 18:00. If you want a stunning view of Stockholm go to Erik's Gondolan. You can just have drinks there without a reservation. If you want to eat there, you need to make a reservation.

If you want a "cruise" the taco/shrimp boat may fit the bill. http://vindhem.com/en/

It leaves at 19:00. You will have to book it.

If you are looking for night life, then go to medborgaplatsen. Debaser usually has a band playing. There are several clubs there.

If you want to see more cultural things go to gammla stan and just wander around.

The air port bus is the cheapest way to go from the airport to downtown, for a round trip ticket it is 105 SEK per person, it takes a little less than an hour each way.

FYI, prices for everything are much higher than in the US, a mixed drink at bar will run at least 110 SEK and a sit down meal will be at least 200 SEK with out drinks. On the other hand, even food servers have a living wage, paid sick days, health insurance and vacation.

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2. Re: A night in Stocholm

As for going by train from Berlin to Stockholm, it's possible, but takes long time. Connections are around 12 hours, with one connection (Copenhagen) or two connections (Hamburg and Copenhagen). Use the German rail website to see times and make a booking if you're interested: http://www.bahn.de

Edited: 08 August 2014, 14:28
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3. Re: A night in Stocholm

Thank you so much to both of you. We decided to do the train trip with stops next year when we fly back. This time we are landing at Arlanda around 9pm. And have a flight the next day at 1.15pm in the afternoon. Is there any way we can check in when we land the next day and hand in our luggage? That way we'd have more time in the morning.

Another question is-- is it safe to wander in Gamla Stan in the early morning hours after midnight? We will go into the city, just wondering if everything closes around 10pm or so, or if it's a lively city still after midnight?

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4. Re: A night in Stocholm

Yes, I would say it is safe. Gamla Stan doesn't have many bars or night clubs so it will be relatively quiet but it is still nice to walk around and soak up the old world atmosphere.

If you want people watching, the area around Stureplan is busy on a Friday night as is Götgatan.

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5. Re: A night in Stocholm

Thank you!

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