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. All trains, except the Arlanda Express high-speed train, depart from and arrive to Arlanda Central Station.

Arlanda Central Station in SkyCity, photo

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.


You can purchase tickets at the normal SL and UL sales points and at Arlanda Central station.

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

Station access fee

Train passengers who get on and off at Arlanda Central station pay an access fee of 85 SEK. If the fee is not included in your fare you can pay at the station counter in SkyCity.

The access fee is linked to the use of the station and the railway and how they were funded when they were built in the 1990s.

Long-distance trains


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. 

The trains depart from Arlanda Central Station (Arlanda C) in SkyCity. 

SJ website (new window)
Timetables (new window)


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)