Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) serves the Swedish capital and a large part of the Scandinavian region, with more than 180 destinations and airline routes.
Travelling from Arlanda airport to Stockholm downtown
Stockholm airport is located 37 kilometres from the downtown, which is linked to its four terminals by the Arlanda Express train, the bio fuel Flygbussarna coaches featuring WiFi onboard and taxi services. Regardless of the aforementioned distance, commuting from Arlanda to your hotel in Stockholm city centre takes just about 30 minutes thanks to the good transport connections.
The terminals of Arlanda airport are divided into domestic (T3 and T4) and international (T2 and T5). The Skycity is an additional terminal comprising passenger services, conference venues and transit hotels.
Flying from Sweden: which terminal in Arlanda should I go to?
Flights to Stockholm, as well as those departing from Arlanda airport, are operated from their specifically designated terminal depending on the origin/destination and airline company. Find the current distribution below:
T2: Air Europa, Air France, British Airways, Easyjet, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Transavia, Vueling, WOW.
T3: NextJet and Sparrow Aviation.
T4: Norwegian and Scandinavian airlines (SAS) – domestic routes.
T5: Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air China, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, Blue Air, Emirates, Eurowings, Icelandair, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair, Norwegian, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Swiss, Thai Airways, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook, TuiFly, Turkish Airlines and United.
Should you need to travel from one terminal to another, you may use the Arlanda Express free of charge as long as you do not go outside the airport facilities. All terminals have ATMs, complimentary WiFi, safety lockers, information desks, public toilets and airline ticketing offices.
Things to do in Stockholm Arlanda airport before boarding your plane
Having some time to spare before take off? Indulge in a tasty pre-flight meal, do some last-minute shopping or relax at the lounge. Among many others, these are our recommended amenities found across the terminals of Stockholm airport.
In terminal 2, you will be able to spend some time catching up with work and having the last cup of coffee or hot chocolate at Starbucks or Lavazza Coffee, purchase magazines and books at WHSmith and find the perfect gift at the Duty Free store.
Terminal 3 accommodates cafés like RC Chocolat and some airline offices, while terminal 4 is home to the SAS Vip lounge in Arlanda and the “Rest&Fly” hotel. Aside from that, passengers may visit 7-Eleven, the Oleary’s Irish pub, Ritazza coffee, Joe & the Juice and fashion retail.
Terminal 5 features the Star Alliance Lounge in Stockholm, VAT refund facilities and currency exchange bureaus. In the shopping area, international brands like Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Victoria’s Secret, Samsonite, Ralph Lauren and Rituals await. The dining area includes establishments such as Grand Cafe Stockholm, the Food Market, Beijing 8, Casa Bacardi, Starbucks Coffee and Taste of Scandinavia.
If you are having a long layover or stopover in Stockholm, know that the Skycity terminal offers more fashion shops, a McDonald’s restaurant, a sushi bar and several cafés, but also other convenient extras for an overnight stay: airport hotels, a hair salon, laundry services and two bank offices.