Address: Stadsgarden 167
All inner-city harbours are equipped for international cruise ship arrivals. Their central location makes
Stockholm a unique cruise destination with city sights, museums and galleries, shopping, cafés and restaurants all
within easy reach.
Piers in Stockholm:
Nybroviken 5 - Right in the city centre, 5 min walk to the Old Town.
Skeppsbron - Next to the Royal Palace in the Old Town. Walking distance to most shops and attractions.
Mooring Bouy - Right in the Old Town. Walking distance to most shops and attractions.
Stadsgården 160 - 10 min walk to the Old Town; 20 min to the city centre.
Stadsgården 165/167 - 20 min walk to the Old Town; 30 min to the city centre; 10 min by taxi or bus.
Värtahamnen 523 - 3 km; 10 min by taxi or 20 min by bus.
Frihamnen 650 - 3 km; 10 min by taxi or 20 min by bus.
Frihamnen 634/638 - 3 km; 10 min by taxi or 20 min by bus.
A dedicated cruise terminal is planned for Frihamnen and will be ready for the 2008 cruise season.
Practical Tourist information
Tourist Information Centres
Tourist Information Centres are located at Frihamnen 638 and Stadsgården 165/167 quays, and are open
during cruise calls.
- The Stockholm Tourist Centre is located in Sweden House in Kungsträdgården at Hamngatan 27.
Tel: +46-8-508 285 08
Available at the quays and in Tourist Information Centres.
Shopping opportunities in port areas
Souvenir shops are located in Tourist Information Centres.
Frihamnen cruise terminal will have a café.
Toilets are located next to the Tourist Information Centre in Frihamnen.
Numerous currency exchange offices are located in the city centre. Euros, US dollars and credit cards are
No ATMs are available in port areas, but there are plenty in the city centre.
Internet access is available at the Tourist Information Centres at the quays, at the Stockholm Tourist Centre
and at various cafés throughout the city.
These are available at Tourist Information Centres.
Stamps and post box services are available at Tourist Information Centres in the ports.
Taxi to/from the City Centre to Arlanda Airport
45 minutes, approximately SEK 400–475
Taxi to/from the City Centre to the ports
Stadsgården: 10 min, approximately SEK 120
Frihamnen: 15 min, approximately SEK 150
Taxi Stockholm, Tel: +46-8-15 00 00, www.taxistockholm.se
Taxi 020, Tel: +46-20-20 20 20, www.taxi020.se
Taxi Transfer, Tel: +46-20-35 00 00, www.transfer.se
Taxi Kurir, Tel: +46-8-30 00 00, www.taxikurir.se
Freys Limousine Service, Tel: +46-8-30 91 00, www.freys.se
Avis, Tel: + 46-31-725 67 11, www.avis.se
Buses, metro and commuter trains
Stockholm’s public transport system covers the entire Stockholm region. Bus tickets must be pre-bought from a
ticket machine before boarding. Ticket machines at the ports and at some city locations accept credit cards. A
one-hour ticket (one zone) costs SEK 40. The Stockholm card or the SL Tourist Card entitles the holder to
unlimited travel on public transport in and around Stockholm.
Bus and boat sightseeing/shuttle
Boat and bus sightseeing tours depart every 30 minutes for guided city tours, and shuttle busses stop regularly
for further exploration on foot. Passes are valid for 24 hours.
Hop On Hop Off Boat Sightseeing: SEK 100, Children SEK 50
Hop On Hop Off Bus Sightseeing: SEK 220, Children SEK 50
Boat Shuttle Service: SEK 35 one way, SEK 60 return
Walk along the quayside from Stadsgården to the Old Town, guided by a blue line marked on the ground. Walk
duration approx. 20 minutes. From Frihamnen, we recommend taking a bus or taxi.
General opening hours
Weekdays: 10 am–7 pm
Saturdays: 10 am–6 pm
Sundays: 12 pm–5 pm
Non-EU residents have tax-free shopping privileges for goods intended for use outside Sweden. Refunds are
12.5%-17.5% on every purchase over SEK 200 in shops affiliated with Global Refund. See below for information on tax-free shopping:
Tax refunds in three easy steps
1. Shopping: Shop where you see the Global Refund Tax Free Shopping sign and simply ask for your Global
2. Go through customs: On leaving the country or the EU, show your purchase, receipts and passport to
customs officials and have your Global Refund Cheques validated.
3. Obtain your refund: Collect your refund in cash at a nearby Cash Refund Office, or send the cheque to
Global Refund for a bank cheque sent to your address or direct crediting of your credit card.
Global Refund also boards many cruise ships on arrival in Stockholm, making VAT refunds on Swedish
purchases even easier. Please contact your cruise ship staff for the latest information.
Check here your ship pier (for 2009)