About Arlandabanan

Arlandabanan Arlanda Centralstation

Stations at Arlandabanan

There are three railway stations at Arlanda. Arlanda Express stops at Arlanda South (Terminals 2, 3 and 4) and Arlanda North (Terminal 5). Other trains depart from Arlanda Central Station. Sky City/Clarion Hotel can be reached from all stations.


To transfer between Arlanda Central Station and Sky City, travellers pass through turnstile gates to verify that the station fee for Arlanda Central Station is paid. The station fee helps fund the management and investment in the station facility and is either included in the ticket price or paid and validated on site.


Arlandabanan Arlanda Express

Stockholm Central Station

Arlanda Express’ platform is situated at track 1 and 2 at Stockholm Central Station. Arlanda Express has its own waiting area adjacent to the platform. During daytime, the high-speed shuttle Arlanda Express departs every 15 minutes from Stockholm Central Station. The journey takes 20 minutes.


Arlandabanan Tåg

To Arlanda by commuter or distance trains

In December 2012, Stockholm Transport and Uppland Transport started their common line Älvsjö–Uppsala. Travellers with monthly passes pay a supplementary fare to travel to Arlanda, both from Uppsala and Stockholm. The journey from Stockholm Central Station to Arlanda takes just short of 40 minutes.

For those wishing to travel further SJ long distance trains depart from Arlanda Central Station.to northern and mid-Swedish destinations depart from Arlanda Central Station.


Arlandabanan Information

Access and assistance

There are lifts and escalators at the rail stations and air terminals at Arlanda for simple and smooth movement of passengers and their luggage.

Arlanda Express, SJ X3000 and regional trains offer level boarding at the stations at Arlanda. SL’s commuter trains do not, however, conform to the platform height.

For those requiring assistance there is a meeting point at each station to obtain escort from the station to the terminal.


Map of Arlandabanan

Arlandabanan is the double track railway that connects Stockholm Arlanda Airport with the railway system at large. Two stations used by the Arlanda Express high-speed shuttle service have been built and one station (Arlanda Central) for other rail operations. At Stockholm Central Station, Arlanda Express uses platform 1 and tracks 1 and 2.


The high-speed shuttle service Arlanda Express, which is operated by A-Train AB, forms part of the co-investment project. Arlandabanan is one of the largest projects in Sweden that has been implemented in partnership between the public and private sector as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project.

Arlandabanan Karta arlanda

Arlandabanan Infrastructure AB (AIAB) owns the railway to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The railway includes the tracks to Stockholm Arlanda Airport, connecting to the railway system at large from the south at Rosersberg and from the north at Odensala.

Interesting facts

20 kilometres of double track rail


7 kilometres of tunnels


3 underground stations


1 station at Stockholm Central Station


Some 20 bridges, tunnels and gates


1 workshop for light maintenance


20 minutes journey with Arlanda Express


6 billion Swedish kronor has the project cost

Passenger trend

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