From: Stockholm Transportation
Stockholm has a modern and extensive underground network. The or "" system, which was begun in the 1930s and expanded over the next two decades, now has 101 stations in the city center and outlying areas. Stations are labeled with "Tunnelbana" or "T" signs, and most are shown on tourist maps.
You'll need a ticket or pass to ride the trains; these can be purchased from machines in any station. Options for visitors include:
Buy single-use tickets for 1, 2, or 3 zones, or save money with an SL Access stored-value card that you can top up with credits as needed.
All-you-can ride passes give 24 hours, 72 hours, or 7 days of travel in the Stockholm metropolitan area. (The 7-day version requires purchase of an SL Access stored-value card.) In addition to saving money, these TravelCards eliminate the need to figure out zones or validate ticket coupons.
Stockholm Card gives you two, three, or five days of unlimited public transportation, admission to 80 museums and attractions, free sightseeing by boat and bicycle, and discounts on several other excursions. Buy it from the Stockholm Visitors Board or pre-order the card in your own currency from our sightseeing-tour partner, Viator.This is your best deal if you plan to visit museums and aren't entitled to student discounts on admissions. For a flat rate, the
For printed information on how to use the subway, request a free guide at the Stockholm Visitor Center or any SL transit counter (such as the one on the lower level of Stockholm Central Station).
Next page: Buses and trams
More travel advice:
Copyright © 1996-2016 Durant Imboden and Cheryl Imboden. All rights reserved.