Stockholm Airport Terminals

Stockholm Arlanda Airport is the larger airport of Stockholm’s airports (there are four airports in total). The other airports are just for small aircraft, while Arlanda Airport is an International airport.

Stockholm Airport serves as a major hub for the following airlines: NextJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines.

The airport was first opened to civil traffic in 1960 and inaugurated in 1962. It was opened to passenger traffic due to the runway of Bromma Airport, also in Stockholm, was too short to host intercontinental traffic.

About the name

Stockholm Airport was named Arlanda after a competition that took place after the airport’s opening. It comes from Arland, an old name for Ärlinghundra, the former name of the area where the airport is located.

Transfer between terminals

There are free shuttle buses between the terminals, hotels and parking known as Yellow Shuttle buses. Frequency is of 15 minutes.

There are a couple of routes:

1. Parking bus Alfa: From Stockholm Airport Alfa long-time parking facilities, Radisson Blu Arlandia Hotel, Jumbo Stay, Sixt car rental Customs and Sixt car rental office. Opening hours: 04.00 am to 00.00 am, frequency is six times per hour, and from 05:00 am to 00:00 am, frequency is eight times per hour.

2. Parking bus Beta: You can transfer between terminals, the long-time parking facility and the car rental offices. Opening hours: 03:00 am to 05:00 am, frequency is six times per hour, and 05:00 am to 00:00 am, frequency is eight times per hour.

On the other hand, you can choose to ride the Arlanda Express high-speed train, since every terminal connects to either Arlanda South or Arlanda North stations. The trip takes 1 minute and is free of charge. Opening hours: From 05:05 am to 01:05 am.

Terminal 2

Stockholm Airport Terminal 2 is just for international flights. Their facilities are composed by two levels: level 3 and level 4.

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Terminal 3

Stockholm Airport Terminal 3 hosts regional flights. It is a two level terminal, divided by the Arrivals Hall and the Departures Hall.

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Terminal 4

Stockholm Airport Terminal 4 is just a domestic terminal for flights within the country. It is divided into 3 levels: Level 2, level 3 and level 4.

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Terminal 5

Stockholm Airport Terminal 5 is the largest terminal in the airport. Hosts international and charter flights. The terminal is divided into 3 levels: Level 2, level 3 and level 4.

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Attractions

At the entrance of the airport, there is a Boeing 747 which has been converted into a hostel. It is called the Jumbohostel.