Stockholm Arlanda Airport is a major airport in Sweden's capital, Stockholm and the main gateway into the country. Arlanda Airport facilitates international flights across Europe, Asia, North America and parts of Africa, as well as domestic flights within Sweden.
The airport is a primary hub for TUI fly Nordic and a secondary hub for both Norwegian Air and Scandinavian Airlines.
Arlanda Airport opened for commercial flights in 1960. It's one of two airports in Stockholm, alongside Stockholm–Bromma, which is much smaller and less busy than Arlanda.
The airport code for Stockholm Arlanda Airport is ARN.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is located north of Stockholm's city centre (Old Town). It usually takes around 40 minutes to drive to the airport from the city centre. However, it can take longer at busier times.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport has a range of facilities spread across its four terminals, including a selection of airport lounges.
*Available for passengers departing from Terminal 2 and arriving at Terminal 2 on Schengen flights*
*Only available for passengers on domestic flights within Sweden*
*Only available for passengers travelling through Terminal 5 on a Schengen flight*
Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Arlanda Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for Aurora - Executive Lounge by Menzies, Stockholm - Arlanda Lounge, Menzies Executive Lounge, and Norrsken Lounge.
There are no preferred runways at Arlanda Airport. There are usually only two runways used at one time, which results in one being inactive. Which runways are active and inactive at any given time entirely depends on the strength and direction of the wind.
There are four terminals at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, each numbered 2–5, as a result of Terminal 1 no longer existing.
Terminal 2, which is south of the airport, is one of two international terminals. The terminal is exclusively used for international flights on carriers such as Aeroflot, British Airways, easyJet, Iberia and intercontinental flights on United Airlines.
The terminal was one of the smaller terminals at the airport until 2013 when it was expanded with an additional floor level.
Terminal 3 is a regional domestic terminal. It mainly facilitates flights from airlines flying short domestic flights around Sweden, such as Nordica, Air Leap and NyxAir, as well as LOT Polish Airlines.
Terminal 4 is a domestic terminal that is used by both Norwegian and SAS Scandinavian Airlines. The terminal is located in the south of the airport.
Terminal 5 is the largest and newest terminal at the airport. The airport is used exclusively for international flights, with airlines such as UIA, Wings of Lebanon, Qatar Airways and Icelandair flying to/from the airport.
Here's a list of all the airlines that currently used Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
|Air Arabia Maroc||Morocco|
|China Eastern Airlines||China|
|Corendon Airlines Europe||Malta|
|Czech Airlines||Czech Republic|
|Great Dane Airlines||Denmark|
|LOT Polish Airlines||Poland|
|Royal Air Maroc||Morocco|
|Scandinavian Airlines||Denmark, Norway, Sweden|
|TAP Air Portugal||Portugal|
|Tui fly Nordic||Sweden|
|Ukraine International Airlines||Ukraine|
Viking Airlines was also previously based at the airport, before ceasing operations.
|1||Luleå||1,071,898||Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|2||Gothenburg||905,538||Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|3||Umeå||720,961||Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|4||Malmö||633,853||Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|1||London, UK (LGW, LHR, LTN)||1,520,311||British Airways, easyJet, Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|2||Denmark, Copenhagen||1,512,428||Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|3||Norway, Portugal||1,402,599||Air Leap, Ethiopian Airlines, Norwegian|
|4||Finland, Helsinki||1,276,759||Finnair, Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
|5||The Netherlands, Amsterdam||856, 725||KLM, Norwegian, Scandinavian Airlines|
Parking facilities and car rental are available at the airport.
If driving from Stockholm city centre, take the E4 (north) and follow the signs directing you to the airport.
If driving from Uppsala, take the E4 (south) and follow the signs directing you to the airport.
SL operates bus routes 592 and 593 from Stockholm Central Station to Arlanda Airport. The buses run once every four hours.
Flygbussarna also runs a more regular bus from Stockholm Central to each of the airport's terminals.
The Arlanda Express runs to Stockholm Central Station every 15 minutes and costs 280 SEK one-way and 540 SEK return.
There are cheaper commuter trains, but they will take longer.
Taxis are readily available to book online or via the phone. Ask the person(s) in charge of your accommodation to pre-book the taxi for you or recommend a taxi company.