Stockholm has three airports to choose between, the Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN), Stockholm Bromma Airport (BMA) and Stockholm Skavsta Airport (NYO). ARN and BMA are the closest to the Swedish capital's city centre. All the airports are connected by the Stockholm city bus, train and taxi services. This makes travel to the city faster and affordable from the airports. Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Stockholm Bromma Airport serve for domestic and international purposes while low-cost airlines operate from Stockholm Skavsta Airport; which is also used for cargo services.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Stockholm Bromma Airport
Stockholm Skavsta Airport
Getting To The Airports From Stockholm City
|Distance from City Centre||35.23 miles(56.7 kilometres)||6.4 miles(10.4 kilometres)||65.86 miles(106 kilometres)|
|Public Transport Operating Hours||Public transportation is available round the clock at regular intervals.||Available round the clock at regular intervals.||Available round the clock at regular intervals.|
Arlanda Express trains are available from terminal 2,3,4, and 5. It runs round the clock and connects to different places in Stockholm every 10 minutes. Fare costs $18.29.
Nykoping central station is 7kms away from the airport, bus number 515 also reaches the airport. Fare costs $15.29.
|City Bus Services||
Fix bus service 601, 523 &6 runs round the clockevery 10 minutes at $4.75.
SL service 112 runs round the clock every 20 minutesat $7.56.
Sormland traffic local bus 515 operates from the airport to various places in the city every 60 minutes at $21.85.
|Airport Shuttle Services||
Flybussarna provides airport shuttle services to the airport from various places in the city every 10 minutes at $10.85.
Flybussarna airport shuttle services run every 10 minutesto the airport from various places in the city, the fare is at $7.19.
Flybussarna provides shuttle services to the airport from various places in the city available every 10 minutes at a cost of $19.38.
Taxi services provide round the clock services covering 56.7 kilometres from the airport to the city at the cost of $82.
Available 24 hours daily and cover 10.4 kilometres from the airport to the city for $82.
Available 24/7 at $82 covering 106 kilometers to or from the airport to the city centre.
Uber available on demand.
Uber X $16.50-18.81, and Uber XL $26.81-31.18
Uber X $187.45-248.36 and Uber XL $376.73-499.03.
Uber Black $171-220, Uber LUX$233-418 and Uber XXL $186-320.
Which Airport Is Best For Me?
|How Close to Stockholm City and Top Attractions||
Arlanda is the busiest airport in Stockholm city serving over 21million passengers. Transport services are available round the clock at regular intervals. It is 56.7 kilometres from the city centre and takes 40 minutes to reach central Stockholm.
|Bromma airport is for domestic and minor international services. It is10.4 kilometres and very close to the city among the other airports. It serves over 2 million passengers and transport services are available round the clock at regular intervals. It takes 20 minutes to reach the citycentre.||Skavsta airport is operated for low price airlines. It is located far from the city at 106 kilometers. Over 2.5 million passengers travel through this airport. Transport services are available all day at regular intervals and it takes 1 hour 30 minutes to reach the citycentre in Stockholm.|
Arlanda airport is the busiest operating airport in Stockholm so mostpassengers travel through the airport. Public transport and other transport facilities charge high according to the services they provide. Price of hotels is affordable from the airport but expensive towards the city centre.
Bromma airport operates domestic and minor international flights. Cabs, taxis, and buses charge based on services rendered to travellers. Hotels areexpensive from the airport to the city since it is closest to central Stockholm.
|Skavsta airport operates low-cost airlines. Trafficat the airport is less so transport facilitiescharge high due to its distance from the city centre (106 km). Hotels are less expensive compared to the other airports.|
|Airport Security and Immigration Delays||
Arlanda airport is the busiest airport in Stockholm with around 560 inbound flights per day. the average flight delay will at the airport is 15 minutes while immigration and security delay is less than 10 minutes.
The average airport delay is 10 minutes while Security delay is less than 5 minutes.
|Flight Fares to Various Destinations of April 2018 Searched on 22-03-2018|
|Flight Fares||From $107 to London, $95 to Madrid, $123 to Paris, $442 to New York, and $123 to Frankfurt.||From $123 to Frankfurt, $148 to London, $123 to Paris, and $1496 to New York||From $148 to London, $123 to Paris, $387 to Madrid, and $123 to Frankfurt.|
|Hotel Prices Per Day From (30-03-2018 to 31-03-2018) Searched on 22-03-2018|
Good Morning Arlanda (3-star)from $85.88 per night
Radisson Blue Plaza Hotel ((4-star)from $157.62 per night
Radisson Blu Sky City Hotel (4-star)from $157.62 per night
First Hotel Brommaplan (3-star)from $69.53 per night
Best western plus Sthlm (4-star)from $84.68 per night
Connect Hotel Skavsta Airport(3-star)from $80.21 per night
Blommenhof Hotel (4-star)from $114.42 per night
|Car Hire Cost Per Week From (05-04-2018 to 12-04-2018) Searched on 23-03-2018|
|Car Hire||Car hire services start from $227.13 to $554.87 for all car models.||From $145.65 to $467.80 all car models.||From $257.85 to $407.98 all car models.|
|Online Car Rental Companies Operating||
Online car rentals operate from this airport with their various prices ranging from $227.13- Economy (Volvo Estate or Similar), $335.39- Compact (Chevrolet Cruze orSimilar) and $554.87- SUV(BMW X1 or Similar)
From $227.13- Economy (Volvo Estate or Similar), $335.39- Compact (Chevrolet Curze or Similar) and $554.87- SUV(BMW X1 or Similar)
From $227.13- Economy ( Volvo Estate or Similar) $335.39- Compact (Chevrolet Curze or Similar) and $554.87- SUV (BMW X1 or Similar)
|Online car hire|
|Shopping and Dining||There are 100+ restaurants, shopping complexes and bars located in every corner of the airport at terminal 2, 4, and 5. There are more than 1000+ tax-freeworld famous brands and restaurants available.||There are 7 restaurants and shopping located in the airport with over 100+ tax-freebrands ataffordable prices. Pricesare low compared to places outside the airport.||Pressbryan is located outside the security check and contains a wide range ofMagazines, coffee chocolates, ice creams and other shoppingproducts.|
|Wi-Fi Facility||High-speed internet connection is available throughout the airport.||High-speed internet connection available throughout the airport.||High-speed internet connection available throughout the airport.|
How To Transfer Between The Airports?
|Transfer Between the Terminals||The airport has 4 terminals (2,3,4 and 5). Airport shuttle services are provided at every security gate of terminal 2, 3, 4, and 5 which takes travellers to and from all the terminals to the various parking lots for free.||N/A||N/A|
|ATM Machines||There are ATM machines located in terminal 2, 4, 5 and the airport's central station (SkyCity). In addition, ATM machines at terminal 5 dispense euros.||There are ATM machines present in the terminal just before the security check at the airport.||There are no ATM machines available for travellers at the arrival section of the airport. It is only available at the departure wing where passengers can withdraw cash.|
|Currency Exchange Points||Forex bank, SEB, and X-Changeare located at terminal 2, 3, 4, 5 and SkyCity (central station).||Forex bank is located at the departure hall at security gate 8.||Forex bank currency exchange point available at the arrival and departures hall of the airport.|
|Important phone numbers||+46 010 109 1000||+46 010 109 4000||+46 155 280 400|
|Major Operating Airlines||Air Canada, Air Asia, Air India, Emirates, Air China, Air Greenland, Air France, Air Europa, Air Serbia, Australian Airlines, Czech Airlines, Easy Jet, Egypt Air, Easy Jet Switzerland, Thai Airways, Airways, Small Planet Airlines, and Singapore Airlines.||British Airways. Brussels Airways, Finnair, and BRA Braathens regional airlines.||Ryan air, and Wizz Air.|
|Major connecting Destinations||London, Paris, Delhi, Switzerland, Toronto, Singapore, Bangkok, Cairo, Dubai, Istanbul, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt.||Gothenburg, Aarhus, Brussels, and Helsinki.||Bergamo, Malta, Bremen, Barcelona, and Budapest.|
Tourists Information Centre
|Tourist Info Centres||Tourist Information Centre is situated at terminals 5 and2 at both entrances of the gates.||N/A||It can be found in the arrival hall.|
Bromma is theclosest airport to central Stockholm locatedjust 6.4 miles (10.4 km) and the fast flygbussarna bus takes 20 minutes to the city centre. Arlanda airportis located further away at 32.23 miles (56.7 km), its fastest public transport link is the Arlanda Express train which connects to different places in Stockholm, it takes around 20 minutes to central Stockholm. The furthest of the three airports is Skavsta located 65.86 miles (106 km) away, the fastest public transport is the SJ trains which takes around 117 minutes (1h 57 min) to Stockholm city.
Compare airport distances and transfer times to the center of Stockholm by public transport below.
Distance to Central Stockholm:
BrommaAirport: 6.4 miles / 10.4 km
ArlandaAirport: 32.23 miles / 56.7 km
Skavsta Airport:65.86 miles / 106km
Bromma Airport to the Central StockholmJourney Times:
By Bus (flygbussarna): 20 minutes
By Taxi: 12 minutes
Arlanda Airport to Central StockholmJourney Times:
By Train (Arlanda Express): 20 minutes
By Bus (Flix bus & Flygbussarna): 32-38 minutes
By Taxi: 33 minutes
Skavsta Airport to Central StockholmJourney Times:
By Train (NykopingSJ): 117 minutes
By Bus (flygbussarna): 80 minutes
By Taxi: 76 minutes
Deciding which airport is best to fly greatly depends on the destination you are departing from, airport and airline also determines which airport you will arrive into in Stockholm.
Stockholm Bromma airport is 10.4 km closer to central Stockholm and it is served by fast public transport which will get you to Stockholm city minutes depending on traffic conditions on the road. Although the airport does not have a direct train link, its flygbussarna and SL bus (112) will get you to Stockholm city centre in 20 minutes, taxis are also available at the airport including a number of car hire companies. Bromma airport serves a few airlines with mostly domestic flights and some international flights, airlines include British Airways, Brussels Airways, Finnair, and BRA Braathens regional airlines. This is a small airport with a single terminal that handles less flights so you will experience less crowd, queues and flight delays at the airport. It is the best airport to fly into Stockholm from short distances within Europe and for business travellers who are flying into the country for a short time. Using this airport will get you to the top attractions in the city faster and on time to see places like Gamla stan an old island town in Stockholm, the Royal Palace, Vasa Museum and many more.
Arlanda airport is the largest of the three airports with 5 terminal buildings connected by free terminal transfer shuttles. This is a bigger airport with which handles more passengers so you will experience some flight delays, long queues and more crowd. The airport is located 56.7 km away from the city centre and is served by most major airlines with short haul and long haul flights around the world. Airlines include Air Canada, Air Asia, Air India, Emirates, Air China, Air France, Air Europa, Australian Airlines, Easy Jet, Egypt Air, Easy Jet Switzerland, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines and many other airlines. This airport handles more passengers than the other two airports combined but is served by fast public transport service links like the direct Arlanda Express train which will get you to the city in 20 minutes. This airport's fast train service can also get you to the city's top attractions in minutes.
Skavsta Airport is the furthest from the city centre located 65.86 miles (106 km) away from Stockholm city centre, it is a small airport that serves passengers flying in and out of Sweden from nearby counties. This airport is served by very few airlines such as Ryan air, and Wizz Air to while Arkia airline handles seasonal flights to Tel Aviv. This airport is best for short international flights within Europe and Sweden, the fastest transport service link to the city is the Flygbussarna bus which takes 80 minutes to the city centre and is not very convenient for business travellers on limited travell time. It does not have a direct train and the closest train station is 7 kilometres away from the airport making it a serious hassle for travellers with a lot of luggage or travelling with kids.
Bromma airport can be considered better than Arlanda which is the main airport serving Stockholm, due to its closeness to the city centre and fast public transport links to the city and all the major attractions. It takes just 20 minutes to central Stockholm for $8-$9 depending on traffic using the fast flygbussarna bus at the airport. Getting to the Royal Palace, Gamla stan and other top attractions from this airport is also very easy even though it is not linked to the city by train. The airport is a small airport served by few airlines and handles less passengers, meaning less crowd, fewer queues and flight delays.
Gamla stan is an old town which consists of the Stadsholmen island in Stockholm. It is where you will find attractions such as the Royal Palace, Stockholms Medeltidsmuseum, The Royal Armoury, Storkyrkan (oldest church on the island), Stortorget, Mårten Trotzigs Gränd, Nobel Museum, Riddarholmen Church (the burial church for monarchs), Riddarholmen, Parliament House and many more. Using the SL train line 10 from the airport, it will stop you at the public garden Kunsan (Kungsträdgården) in 12 minutes where you can take SL Bus line 2,55 & 76 to the island for $3-$9. Taxi and Uber are the best options taking just 13 minutes directly to the island from $22-$30. Other attractions to see in Stockholm include Vasa Museum, Skansen, Stockholm City Hall, Djurgården, Drottningholm Palace, Gröna Lund, ABBA Museum, Kungsträdgården, Södermalm, Fotografiska, Junibacken, Nordiska museet, Skeppsholmen, Skogskyrkogården, Långholmen, Skyview, The Chinese Pavilion, Rosendals slott, Royal Swedish Opera, Swedish History Museum, Östermalm's Market Hall, and many more.
From Bromma Airport by:
Bus (flygbussarna & SL):$7.19-$11 single –https://www.swedavia.com/bromma/bus/Bus runs every 30 minutes 24/7.
Taxi: $82–https://www.swedavia.com/bromma/taxi/Available 24/7.
Uber:$22-$25 - https://www.uber.com/en-IN/fare-estimate/Available on demand.
From Arlanda Airport by:
Train (Arlanda Express):$18.29-$35 single - https://www.swedavia.com/arlanda/train/Train runs every 30 minutes 24/7.
Bus (Flixbus & Flygbussarna):$4.75-$10.85 single-https://www.swedavia.com/arlanda/bus/Bus runs every 30 minutes round the clock.
Uber:$55-$75 - https://www.uber.com/en-IN/fare-estimate/ Available on demand.
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From Skavsta Airport by:
Train (Nykoping SJ + 515 bus): $15-$30 - https://www.sj.se/en/home.html#/Train/bus runs every hour round the clock.
Bus (Sormland 515 & Flygbussarna bus): $19.38-$21.85https://www.sormlandstrafiken.se/sv/english/Bus runs every hour, round the clock.
Taxi: $82 –http://www.taxibokning.se/Public/Default.aspx?Available 24/7.
Uber:$120-$160 - https://www.uber.com/en-IN/fare-estimate/Available on demand.
Hotel prices can vary greatly depending on how far in advance you book, the demand for rooms, and which hotel you book but the prices below will give you a rough idea and you can do further research and hotel booking at http://www.tripindicator.com/hotel.html
Bromma Airport Hotels:From $69.53 per night.
Arlanda Airport Hotels: From $85.88per night
Skavsta Airport Hotels: From $80.21per night
All of the airports mentioned offer competitive prices and a range of cars to suit your needs. Prices are based on the type of car, driver age, length of hire, and demand but you can get a rough idea for each airport below./
Bromma Airport Car Rental:
Car hire starts from $145.65 to $467.80 per week for all car models.
Compare prices here -http://www.tripindicator.com/car-rental.html
Arlanda Airport Car Rental:
Car hire starts from $227.13 to $554.87 per week for all car models.
Compare Prices here -http://www.tripindicator.com/car-rental.html
Skavsta Airport Car Rental:
Car hire starts from $257.85 to $407.98 per week for all car models.
Compare Prices here - http://www.tripindicator.com/car-rental.html
Stockholm Arlanda and Stockholm Bromma Airports are the major operating airports in the city and located near the central Stockholm. Skavsta airport is used for operating low price airlines.
Arlanda Express is the cheapest mode of transportation in the city. It costs only $18.29 for a single trip.
Bromma airport is the closest airport to central Stockholm and it takes only 20 minutes to reach the city centre.
Hotels located near the city are more expensive. But hotels around Arlanda Airport and Skavsta airport are available at affordable prices.
TheVasa, a famous maritime museum with the 17th-century ship. Stockholm Palace and Galam Stan Church are the most famous tourist spots.
The Tacpop is the biggest mall in Stockholm wheretourists can find world-famous brands.
There are more than 100+ tax-freerestaurants at the airports and they are affordable compared to restaurants outside the airport.Famous brand collections are also available at the airports.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport has better transport facilities. Even though it is located outside the city, services like the train, bus, airport shuttles, and taxi facilities run round the clock daily.