Transport is easy both in Stockholm and on Åland.
Arlanda Airport to Stockholm Central/City
From the airport there are several ways to travel to Stockholm Central Station and Stockholm City. The two different stations are very close to each other and are connected underground. The Swedish Railway uses Stockholm Central Station and the more local commuter trains and metro use Stockholm City.
Arlanda Express – Fastest way of travel. A nonstop train to Stockholm Central. Travel time ca 20 minutes. You can travel at no cost between terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5 with Arlanda Express – the trip takes only one minute. Ticket price: SEK 280
Public train – A commuter train that leaves from Arlanda airports skycity area. It has many stops along the way. Travel time ca 40 minutes. Ticket price: SEK 151 (adult); SEK 141 (discounted fare age 65+).
Flygbussarna buses between Stockholm Arlanda and the Stockholm city centre run every ten minutes during most of the day. The route has bus stops along the motorway and at St Eriksplan and Stockholm City. Ticket price: SEK 119
Free price setting applies to taxi rides in Sweden since the taxi market is deregulated. Choose the company and car that best suits you, you do not need to take the car that is first in line.
Always ask the taxi for a fixed price. If you have received a fixed price, it should be entered and visible in the taxi meter before your journey starts. The taxi meter must be activated throughout your journey. The fixed price is almost always better than the meter rate.
Most common taxi companies:
- Taxi Stockholm Phone: +468-15 00 00
- TaxiKurir Phone: +468-30 00 00
- Taxi 020 Phone: +4620-20 20 20
Transportation in Stockholm
There are many different ways to transport oneself in Stockholm. Be sure to buy a ticket before you board any type of public transport because you cannot buy a ticket onboard. Failure to show on demand a valid ticket during a control will result in a penalty fee of 1200 SEK.
The public transportation network, i.e. metro, busses, trams and public ferries, uses the same type of ticket. You can buy your ticket at: Pressbyrån, 7-eleven, online, SL-service center, automated ticket machines.
- Plan your journey or look at timetables (extarnal website)
- More information about the public transportation system (external website)
Travelling to Åland
The participants of the conference will travel together on Tuesday morning to Åland on the Viking Line passenger ferry ms Grace. The bus to the ferry leaves from the Central Station in Stockholm. The conference program continues on ms Grace. The ferry will arrive to Mariehamn on Åland in the afternoon, where there will be transfer coaches to the hotels.
Moving around in Mariehamn
In Mariehamn, everything is within walking distance, never more than 15-20 minutes on foot. There are taxis if needed.
Travelling home from Åland
If you are participating in the post-conference tours, the travelling arrangements from Åland are included in the program.
When you travel home from Åland you can choose between going back to Stockholm and going to Helsinki. You reach both cities by airplane or by ferry. Flying from Åland is a quick and convenient alternative and the international airport on Åland is just five minutes by car from central Mariehamn. If you choose the ferry there are several options, the shortest one being the ferry from Mariehamn to Kapellskär in Sweden that takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. From Kapellskär there is a transfer coach to the Central Station in Stockholm. The transfer from Kapellskär takes about 1 hour.
Mariehamn – Helsinki
Mariehamn – Stockholm