About Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN)
The largest airport in Sweden, Stockholm Arlanda Airport is one of four airports serving the capital. Our guide to the airport provides essential information on terminal facilities, accessibility, parking and nearby accommodation.
The airport information desks are located in Terminals 2, 4 and 5.
From Stockholm, take the E-4 north to Arlanda, turn off at county road 273 and follow signs for the airport.
Transfer between terminals:
Shuttle buses provide a free transfer service between the terminals, the long-term car park and the Radisson Blu Arlandia Hotel.
190 45 Stockholm-Arlanda
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is located 43km (27 miles) north of Stockholm.
+46 1 0109 1000.
Public transport road:
Bus:There are bus stations outside Terminals 2, 4 and 5. Bus 583 connects with the commuter train at Märsta station, while night services are also available into the city (www.sl.se).
Coach:Flygbussarna coaches (tel: +46 771 515 252; www.flygbussarna.se) run to Stockholm City Terminal (journey time: 45 minutes; fare: SEK99) and to many other destinations.
Taxi:Taxis run from directly outside the terminals – taxis registered as 'environmentally clean' have a separate queue. When taking a taxi, passengers should speak to one of the taxi coordinators stationed outside the terminals. A maximum price of SEK625 applies anywhere in the zone between Stockholm and Uppsala, however some companies will charge less. The journey time into Stockholm is 30 to 45 minutes.
Public transport rail:
Rail:There are a number of railway stations at the terminals: one is situated under SkyCity and operates long-distance trains to destinations such as Trondheim and Gothenburg via SJ trains (tel: +46 771 757 575; www.sj.se); while the others serve regular Arlanda Express (tel: +46 771 720 200; www.arlandaexpress.com) trains to Stockholm, which reach the city centre in 20 minutes at a charge of SEK260 for a one-way fare.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport has two banks (in SkyCity), ATMs in each terminal and bureaux de change in Terminals 2, 5 and SkyCity.
There are numerous restaurants, cafés and bars located throughout the terminals. These include a restaurant serving Swedish 'tapas-style' dishes in Terminal 5, a Cajun eatery in SkyCity and cafés in Terminals 2 and 3.
There is a large selection of shops at Stockholm Arlanda, including duty-free outlets in Terminals 2, 4 and 5. Most shops – which encompass gift retailers, fashion boutiques and newsagents – are concentrated in Terminal 5 and SkyCity.
A left-luggage service (tel: +46 8 797 6228) is located at Bagport in Terminal 5, while a lost property service (tel: +46 8 797 6080), for items found at the airport, is available at this same location. Safety deposit boxes and lockers (in various sizes) are available in all terminals and Sky City.
There is a doctor's surgery, pharmacy, chapel, hairdresser, dry cleaner and fitness centre within the airport. Showers are available from the Rest and Fly hotel (tel: +46 8 5505 5505; www.restandfly.com) near Terminal 4 for a fee. Facilities for children include baby-change facilities, a nursery room and play areas.
Conference and business:
Business lounges with fax and photocopying machines are located in Terminal 5. Extensive meeting and conference facilities are available in the on-site Radisson Blu SkyCity Hotel (tel: +46 8 5067 4000; www.radissonblu.com) and Clarion Hotel Arlanda (tel: +46 8 444 1800; www.clarionhotel.com).
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in all public areas of Stockholm Arlanda Airport (up to 3 hours or 100MB of data – after which there is a fee). Numerous public computers with internet access are also available to passengers, including those at the Sidewalk Express cafés in Terminals 2, 4, 5 and SkyCity. A courier service and post office are available in SkyCity and fax machines can be found at Bagport in Terminal 5.
There is a good range of facilities at the airport for passengers with disabilities, including text telephones, lifts, wheelchair-accessible toilets and dedicated car parking spaces at long-term parking rates (except under SkyCity).
Disabled travellers can request special services in advance through their airline when booking their ticket or from the airport itself prior to arrival.
Car parking is available at multistorey garages that have direct access to the terminals and at open-air car parks near the terminals. Two additional car parks further away from the terminals offer economy rates and are served by free shuttle buses.
Car hire companies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt are represented at the airport. All of these companies have offices in the dedicated car rental centre that is linked to the terminal via a frequent shuttle bus service, except for Alamo, Enterprise and National, which have desks in Terminal 2.