Trains

Trains are the most environmentally friendly, and often the fastest and most comfortable way of travelling to and from Arlanda. You can choose between high-speed trains, long-distance trains and commuter trains.

Arlanda Central station in SkyCity

High-speed trains

Arlanda Express – high-speed train to and from Stockholm

The Arlanda Express runs non stop between Stockholm and Arlanda in 20 minutes. The train departs from Stockholm's Central Station, where you can also buy tickets either at a staffed counter or at the self-service machines.

If you are travelling from Arlanda to Stockholm, you buy your tickets at the airport's information desks or in the Arlanda Express self-service machines located next to the escalators/lifts leading down. There are escalators/lifts down to the train from all terminals.

You can travel at no cost between Terminals 2/3 and 5 with Arlanda Express – the trip takes only one minute.

Arlanda Express timetable on your mobile

Arlanda Express timetables are available on Arlanda's apps for iPhone and Android. You can see how many minutes are remaining until the next departure, and the following two departures.

Download the apps here:
iPhone app 
Android app 

Timetables can also be seen on the Arlanda Express website.
Arlanda Express website  (new window)   

Commuter trains

SL’s commuter trains to Stockholm and Uppsala depart from Arlanda Central Station in SkyCity. SkyCity is located between Terminals 4 and 5. Total travel time between Stockholm Arlanda and Stockholm Central Station is 38 minutes and between Stockholm Arlanda and Uppsala is 18 minutes.

Tickets
You can purchase tickets at the normal SL and UL sales points and at Arlanda Central station. Keep in mind that you must pay an access fee when you get off the train at Arlanda Central station. If the fee has not been added to your ticket, it is paid at the ticket gate in SkyCity.

SL website (new window) 
UL website (new window)

Long-distance trains

SJ

Every day you can choose among 70 long-distance trains to districts in the Lake Mälaren Valley region around Stockholm, and to the counties of Dalarna and Norrland to the north.

Examples of destinations in Sweden directly accessible by train from Arlanda Central Station (Arlanda C): Uppsala, Södertälje, Gävle, Hudiksvall, Sundsvall, Östersund, Åre, Borlänge, Falun, Leksand, Mora, Nyköping, Norrköping, Linköping. 

What to do:

The trains depart from Arlanda Central Station (Arlanda C). Here, the SJ railway company has a travel office where you can buy long-distance train tickets and find information about train times.

SJ website (new window)
Timetables (new window)

Tågkompaniet

Examples of destinations accessible by Tågkompaniet's trains from Arlanda Central Station (Arlanda C): Enköping, Borlänge, Eskilstuna, Falun, Falkenberg, Gävle, Hallstahammar, Jönköping, Karlstad, Malmö, Uddevalla.

You can buy train tickets on Tågkompaniet's website or at SJ sales points.

Tågkompaniet website (new window)