Arlanda Airport is Sweden's main transit hub, with over 22 million passengers passing through its terminals annually. It’s the highest growing European airport, so make sure you get all the helpful information you need in time before your trip.
Connecting terminals 4 and 5 is the Arlanda SkyCity building which is almost like a shopping center, with many cafés, restaurants, bars and shopping possibilities. If you have time before or between flights, this could be a nice place to spend it. Here you will also find the Radisson Blu Airport Terminal Hotel, Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, in a great location at the airport yet still only 20 minutes away from the city.
Tourist informationEach terminal at Arlanda Airport has an information booth with friendly staff ready to help you with any questions you might have about the airport and local area. In particular, the Visitor Center in Terminal 5 can be especially useful to travelers looking to get the most out of their trip to Sweden. The Visitor Center can help guests book accommodation in both Arlanda and Stockholm, and also sell rail tickets and gives information about local and national attractions.
Each terminal at Arlanda offer several options for getting around the airport and the local area. Ecotaxi ranks can be found at each terminal, as can bus stops for transfers between terminals and hotels at the airport.
Getting to and from the city centerThe Arlanda Express train runs from to and from the central station in Stockholm. Coming from the city, the train has two stops at the airport, one for the first three terminals, and the second for terminal 5. The train departs every 10 – 15 minutes, meaning you won’t have to wait for long. Tickets can be bought from the Arlanda Express platform at the central station, the platforms at the airport, from the information office or for an extra fee, you can buy tickets onboard the train.
For departures, airport authorities advise travelers to allow plenty of time for check-in and security. For more information about baggage requirements, guests should confirm with their air carrier.