Stockholm-Arlanda is a four terminal airport situated 37 km north of Stockholm near Marsta. Built in an arc configuration, the airport hosts international flights in terminals two and five and domestic flights in terminals three and four.
Each terminal has a good range of interesting shops and restaurants with a total of 35 retailers and 33 restaurants. A central building, SkyCity, connects Terminals 4 and 5 and is the hub of the airport featuring banks, chemists and hotels.
The airport is run extremely efficiently and there are information desks in terminals 2, 4 and 5. As well as getting any advice on finding your way around the airport (it takes around 20 minutes to walk from one end of the building to the other) you can buy train tickets here. The fastest way to travel to Stockholm is on the Arlanda Express. This direct rail service runs every 15 minutes throughout the day and children under seven travel free. You can take the train from terminals 5, 4 and 2.
To get around Stockholm centre, the underground train system is well worth a look as it features 100 stations throughout the city. Trains run 20 hours a day – from 5am and the Stockholm Card is really good value offering unlimited public transport as well as free entry to numerous attractions.
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