Stockholm Central Railway Station is located on Vasagatan street. As well as left luggage and other standard facilities, the station also contains the Central Post Office with all its facilities, bureau de change and tourist information.
Designed by renowned Swedish architect, Adolf W. Edelsvärd, the station first opened in 1871, and has seen many renovations and updates in decades since. Today, the station is not only an essential transport interchange, but an iconic city attraction in and of itself.
Visitors looking for a stay in a historic part of Stockholm can enjoy rich heritage and beautiful architecture dating back to the 18th century and earlier. Here, guests can choose from cheap mid range hotels to luxury accommodations in 5-star hotels and the finest accommodation.
If your really tight on cash, it’s still easy to enjoy your holiday with cheap room rates on hotels and accommodation across Stockholm. Hotels and bed and breakfasts often offer seasonal discounts and bulk date savings, while taking advantage of our cheapest deals can often save you hundreds.
Stockholm has international rail links to Copenhagen central st. (journey time – 5 hours) and the rest of Europe, via the X2000 system. Since the opening of the Öresund Link in 2001, the X2000 connects Stockholm with other major European cities without the need of a ferry connection. Trains also run to central Oslo in Norway (journey time – approximately 6 hours). The X2000 trains also travel to Gothenburg Sweden (journey time – 3 hours).
Stockholm Bus Station
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Currency — The krona (plural “kronor”) is the official currency in Sweden and is made up of 100 öre. Notes come in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 kronor while coins come in 50 öre, 1, 5 and 10 kronor.
Language — The official language of Stockholm is Swedish. English is however widely spoken and while you may wish to purchase a phrase book you may find yourself with limited opportunities to use it.
Electricity — 220V, 50Hz
Air Connections — International and Domestic : # Stockholm-Arlanda Airport is the primary airport for the region. It serves as a hub for Scandinavian Airlines. Other airports are Stockholm-Bromma Airport, Skavsta Airport and Västerås Airport.