Basic info

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BASICS

Telephone – country code: +46
Emergency Services: Dial 112 for police, fire department and ambulance
Currency: Kronor
Exchange rate: Currency converter
Tipping – Tips are always included in bills and are not expected. However, adding 10 percent is not uncommon if you are satisfied with the service. 

CLIMATE

Temperatures

Winter: from +2 to – 7C (36 to 19F)
Spring: between +5 and 15C (41 to 59F)
Summer: 20-25C (68 to 77F) or warmer
Autumn: between +5 and 18C (41 to 64F)

GETTING AROUND

To and from Arlanda airport…
Arlanda Airport is situated 40 km north of Stockholm, about 40 to 60 minutes by car.

The Arlanda Express shuttle train (Tel: +46 8 58 88 90 00) is the fastest way to and from Arlanda airport and Stockholm Central Station. It takes 20 minutes. If under age of 26 tickets cost SEK 120 (single) or SEK 240 (return). Otherwise SEK 240 (single) or SEK 460 (return). Have a look at their website for more information. Sometimes there are weekend offer like go 2 for 1 is given.

Airport Coaches  takes you to the centre of Stockholm in 40 minutes, cost SEK 110 (single) or SEK 199 (return).

As for taxis, Taxi Stockholm (+46 8 15 00 00) has a fixed price (SEK 495) when travelling to and from Arlanda Airport to and from Central Stockholm, as does Taxi 020 (+46 20 20 20 20) – SEK 490. Cheapest one is Stockholm transfer (+46 20 35 00 00) , SEK 450.

Around Town…
Public transport
Bus and subway fares in Stockholm are based on a zone system. Tickets can be purchased individually but you save money by buying a 24- , 72-hour or a 7- days pass(SEK 100, SEK 200 or SEK 260). Passes can be used on all public transportation except Arlanda Express and Airport Coaches. For information, call Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (tel: +46 8 600 10 00).

Taxis
If grabbing a cab make sure you choose one of the reliable cab companies as there are many expensive fake ones with similar names and signs.  Three of the biggest and most reliable are Taxi Stockholm (+46 8 15 00 00) , Taxi 020 (+46 20 20 20 20 ) and Taxi kurir  (+46 771 86 00 00).

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