The public transport system in the County of Stockholm is run by Stockholm Public Transport (SL) and includes the Metro (tunnelbana), commuter trains (pendeltåg), trams, suburban railways and buses. The public transport in Stockholm works well, it is easy to travel within, to and from the city center and the airports.
Transportation to and from the airports
Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is situated 40 km north of Stockholm. There are airport coaches (Flygbussarna) connecting Arlanda with Stockholm City (Cityterminalen) every 10 or 15 minutes. The journey takes about 45 minutes. For prices, see this link.
Watch a video made by one of our former tenants, Laura Barceló, where she shows how to get into the city center by taking the airport coaches from Arlanda Airport at this link.
A number of taxi companies have fixed prices to and from Arlanda, approx. SEK 550. There are many taxi companies in Stockholm but make sure to use only well-known companies in order to avoid scam. The most reputable taxi companies in Stockholm are Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir and Sverige Taxi. Remember to always check the price list on the window before you enter the taxi and ask the driver for a price to a certain address.
Stockholm Bromma Airport
Stockholm Bromma Airport is situated 8 km west of Stockholm. There are airport coaches (Flygbussarna) connecting Bromma Airport with Stockholm City (Cityterminalen). The journey takes about 20 minutes and a one-way ticket costs 99 SEK.
Stockholm Skavsta Airport
Stockholm Skavsta Airport is situated 100 km south of Stockholm. The airport is connected to Stockholm City (Cityterminalen) by airport coaches (Flygbussarna). The journey takes about 80 minutes and a one-way ticket costs SEK 199.
How to go to the KI Campuses
from the city center
How to get to KI Campus Solna from the Central Station
Take the subway from T-centralen to Sankt Eriksplan (the green line towards Hässelby Strand).
From Sankt Eriksplan you can take the following buses:
– Number 3 (blue bus) and 77 (red bus). Get off at Karolinska Institutet Biomedicum.*
– Number 72 (red bus) from the bus stop S:t Eriksgatan. Get off at Karolinska Institutet Biomedicum or Karolinska Institutet Västra.*
*Always check the journey planner at this link as bus stops and routes may change.
How to get to KI Campus Flemingsberg from the Central Station
Take the commuter train from Stockholm Central Station to Flemingsberg. The train has number 36 and is heading towards Södertälje C. Get off at Flemingsbergs Station.*
The KI Campus Flemingsberg is within walking distance from the commuter train station (about 300 meters).
*Always check the journey planner at this link as bus stops and routes may change
Shuttle service between KI Campus Solna and KI Campus Flemingsberg
On weekdays a free shuttle service connects the Solna and Flemingsberg campuses. Please see this link for information regarding how to find the free shuttle service on the Campus in Solna and the Campus in Flemingsberg. The journey takes approximately 30-45 minutes, depending on the traffic situation.
Tickets for public transport
There are tickets and travel cards for short and longer periods of time and they are bought on the website of SL or at the SL Center, at commuter train stations and newspaper kiosks. For more information about tickets and prices, please see this link.
Take a look at the journey planner that helps you find the quickest route between two stations, bus stops or addresses in Stockholm.
There are many taxi companies in Stockholm and taxis are easy to find in the city center. Call the taxi companies switchboards to order a taxi.
It is important that you always ask the driver for an approximate price before entering a taxi. Beware of scams and do always use the reputable taxi companies in Stockholm:
Vlogs – how to get to our accommodation areas from
Arlanda Airport and the city
Will you arrive to one of our accommodation areas? Check out these student vlogs by Bobby Simarmata, HEPM student at KI.
In these videos, you will be guided on how to get to your accommodation area from Arlanda Airport or Stockholm City: