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Cheapest flights to Stockholm airports

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Stockholm Arlanda Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Stockholm

Los Angeles (LAX) to Stockholm (STO)

Typically, flights to Stockholm from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Stockholm, which has an average price of $621

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO STOCKHOLM FROM LOS ANGELESOctober18% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Stockholm costs on average just $511 in October
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO STOCKHOLM FROM LOS ANGELESDecember27% more expensiveIt costs about $787 for flights to Stockholm from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO STOCKHOLM FROM LOS ANGELESDecember293% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Stockholm from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Stockholm?

A city of islands filled with an assortment of architectural and cultural gems, Stockholm offers an incredible landscape and a host of unique attractions. Summer months from June – August are the peak tourist season in Stockholm. Enjoy average temperatures of 65 – 70 degrees Fahrenheit and long days with the sun setting as late as 10.00 p.m. Participate in several festivals such as the Midsummer Festival celebrating Swedish culture, Taste of Stockholm festival of food, and Popaganda, a pop / rock music festival, amongst many others. Expect airfares and room rates to be at their highest during this time. The fall and spring seasons are chillier, with average highs barely reaching 50 – 60 degrees Fahrenheit. If you don’t mind the cool, crisp weather, visit between April – May or September – October, when the crowds are less and room rates are more reasonable. Winters are brutally cold; average temperatures fall as low as 20 – 25 degrees Fahrenheit, and days are much shorter, with the sun out for barely a few hours each day. However, this is a great time to get attractive deals on flights and hotels. You can also enjoy the year-end festivities, quaint Christmas markets, and the beautiful lighting and decorations if you travel to Stockholm around Christmas or New Year’s.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Stockholm?

    $28 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Stockholm. This flight is from Belgrade and is 95% cheaper than most flights to Stockholm. To find the cheapest price to Stockholm from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Stockholm?

    The month of October is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Stockholm from United States, with most prices found around $436. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of October, then book flights to Stockholm from United States during September instead. Flights to Stockholm in September, while not as cheap as those in October, still average around $446.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Stockholm?

    Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Stockholm. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $595. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Stockholm for as low as $332.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Stockholm?

    The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Stockholm is on a Sunday when prices can be found for as low as $586. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around $727. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Stockholm.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Stockholm?

    Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Stockholm flights are usually those with departure times in the morning. Our users have found flights to Stockholm in the morning for as low as $541. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $801.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Stockholm?

    Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Stockholm for June, July, and August, when they can visit Tyresta nationalpark and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Stockholm?

    Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Stockholm Vasteras/Hasslo Airport or Stockholm Skavsta Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Stockholm.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Stockholm?

    Stockholm Skavsta Airport has an average price of $394 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Stockholm. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


Can I fly to Stockholm from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to Stockholm

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Stockholm.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Stockholm.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Stockholm.

Can I fly back to United States from Stockholm?

Returning to United States from Stockholm

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Stockholm must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Stockholm are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Stockholm at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Stockholm flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Stockholm found recently by users on momondo
SAS
Jan 20
LAX6:10 amLos Angeles
13h 05m
1 stop
ARN7:15 pmStockholm Arlanda
Mar 6
ARN5:00 pmStockholm Arlanda
26h 15m
1 stop
LAX7:15 pmLos Angeles
SAS
Mar 1
EWR12:50 pmNewark
7h 20m
ARN8:10 pmStockholm Arlanda
Mar 31
ARN5:00 amStockholm Arlanda
18h 05m
2 stops
EWR11:05 pmNewark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Jan 26
EWR6:40 pmNewark
31h 45m
1 stop
ARN2:25 amStockholm Arlanda
Feb 3
ARN2:00 pmStockholm Arlanda
26h 30m
1 stop
EWR4:30 pmNewark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Jan 26
EWR6:40 pmNewark
31h 45m
1 stop
ARN2:25 amStockholm Arlanda
Feb 3
ARN2:00 pmStockholm Arlanda
26h 30m
1 stop
EWR4:30 pmNewark
SAS
Jan 10
ORD5:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
11h 20m
1 stop
ARN4:25 amStockholm Arlanda
Jan 31
ARN3:55 amStockholm Arlanda
16h 15m
2 stops
ORD8:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
May 11
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 15m
1 stop
ARN2:15 amStockholm Arlanda
May 15
ARN2:55 pmStockholm Arlanda
31h 10m
1 stop
JFK10:05 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Stockholm

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Stockholm, view some of our deals below provided by Iberia
Multiple Airlines
Mar 23
JFK5:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 15m
1 stop
ARN1:30 pmStockholm Arlanda
Multiple Airlines
Jan 15
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 00m
2 stops
ARN8:00 amStockholm Arlanda
Multiple Airlines
Jan 23
JFK4:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
31h 40m
2 stops
ARN11:40 pmStockholm Arlanda

Which airlines fly to Stockholm?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Stockholm
  • Which airlines fly to Stockholm?

    Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Stockholm from United States are SAS, Norwegian, Icelandair and British Airways. There may also be other airline options depending on where in United States you’re flying from.


Airports near Stockholm

Below you will find all the airports in Stockholm along with the distance from the city center

How to get to downtown Stockholm from the airport

Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN)

ARN is located in the Sigtuna municipality of Sweden, near the town of Märsta, approximately 23 miles north of Stockholm city center. There are several options to travel from the airport to Stockholm. To travel between the airport terminals 2, 3, and 5, use the Arlanda Express for free.

Buses

Flygbussarna-operated Airport Coach buses run between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and the Stockholm city center every 10 minutes during most of the day. The route has stops along the motorway and at St Eriksplan. Adult one-way fare is 99 SEK and the ride takes approximately 45 minutes.

Shared ride vans and shuttles

For more flexible options, Flygbussarna offers a Door to Gate service that takes you to your exact destination. The rides cost 289 SEK per person for a shared ride van or 979 SEK for a non-stop van or shuttle.

Trains

The Arlanda Express provides a non-stop service between the airport and Stockholm with a ride time of 20 minutes. Buy your tickets at the airport’s information desks or from the Arlanda Express self-service machines. The adult one-way fare is 280 SEK.

You can also ride the-SL operated commuter trains to reach Stockholm. Trains depart from Arlanda Central Station in SkyCity which is located between Terminals 4 and 5. The journey time to Stockholm Central Station is 38 minutes, and the one-way fare costs 151 SEK, including a passage fee that is applicable for passing to and from all trains and the airport.

Taxis

Taxis are available outside all terminals. Since the fares are regulated, the maximum price for reaching any destination in Stockholm, or the neighboring town of Uppsala is 675 SEK. Many of the taxi companies offer a fixed price of 450 – 500 SEK for a trip to Stockholm city center and the ride time is approximately 35 – 40 minutes.

Car rentals

Most of the car rental offices are located at the airport’s on-premise car rental area, except for Sixt which is located off the airport and can be reached via the complimentary parking bus Alfa. To get to the other rental car counters, use the airport provided parking bus Beta from Terminals 2, 4, and 5. Try looking for deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Stockholm

Most frequently searched flights to Stockholm along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time10h 35m
Cheapest price$319
New York to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time7h 15m
Cheapest price$363
Miami to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time9h 00m
Cheapest price$378
Dallas to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time16h 28m
Cheapest price$664
San Francisco to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest price$319
Chicago to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time8h 20m
Cheapest price$373
Seattle to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time11h 55m
Cheapest price$472
Boston to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price$376
Minneapolis to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time10h 20m
Cheapest price$562
Denver to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time11h 55m
Cheapest price$563
Amsterdam to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest price$66
San Jose to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time15h 25m
Cheapest price$481
Oakland, California to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time17h 20m
Cheapest price$530
Fort Lauderdale to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time11h 55m
Cheapest price$502
Copenhagen to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price$44
Orlando to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time12h 00m
Cheapest price$391
Salt Lake City to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time16h 21m
Cheapest price$576
Charlotte to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time11h 20m
Cheapest price$466
Cincinnati to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time14h 30m
Cheapest price$567
Detroit to Stockholm Flights
Fastest flight time13h 50m
Cheapest price$522

How to travel around Stockholm

Stockholm is fairly big and it’s not possible to explore the entire city on foot. However, some of the popular tourist attractions such as Gamla Stan (Old Town), Djurgården island park, and the Fotografiska museum are within a couple of miles from each other. Walking is a convenient option to visit these places. For reaching other parts of the city, here are the various options for transportation.

Public Transportation

Stockholm Public Transport, SL, operates an efficient system of buses, underground trains, commuter trains, trams and certain ferry lines in Greater Stockholm. You can opt for a single journey ticket that is valid for unlimited travel on all SL services for 75 minutes. The adult fare is 44 SEK. You can also consider investing in a 24-hour travelcard for 125 SEK or a 72-hour travelcard for 250 SEK and enjoy unlimited travel across all SL transportation for the duration of the card. Don’t miss exploring the Stockholm underground, which is known as the world’s longest art gallery due to the works of different artists adorning many of the stations.

Taxis

Several taxi companies operate in the city and offer metered fares. You can easily identify an authorized taxi by its yellow number plates. While fares are not regulated for the city rides, the highest unit price for most taxis will be 290 – 390 SEK. Do make a note that the price indicated on the yellow label of the taxi is based on a 10-kilometer, 15-minute journey. Rideshare options such as Uber are also easily available throughout the city.

Bikes

Stockholm is a highly environment-conscious city and prides itself on its sustainable living and eco-friendly initiatives. The city has a number of dedicated cycling lanes and paths. Between April – September, you can make use of the bike-share program, City Bikes. A 3-day pass costs 165 SEK and allows you access to over 140 bike stations with a maximum ride time of 3 hours per ride.


Visa requirements for visiting Stockholm

U.S. nationals do not need a visa to enter Sweden for tourism or business for up to 90 days. For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Info website.


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Best things to do and see in Stockholm

Things to do and places of interest in Stockholm

One of the most beautiful Scandinavian cities spread out over 14 islands in Lake Malaren, Stockholm features grand public buildings, rich history and culture, a plethora of museums and castles, and a quaint, old town dating back to the 13th century. The city also offers a host of trendy bars, restaurants, and exclusive boutiques. Here are a few suggestions to get a true taste of Stockholm.

  • Check out the various museums such as Vasa Museum for maritime history, Modern Museum and Fotografiska for art enthusiasts, Abba The Museum for Swedish music history.
  • Visit the Drottningholm Palace, the permanent residence of the royal family.
  • Stroll alongside Stockholm City Hall to admire its spires featuring the golden Three Crowns.
  • Wander around the tiny island, Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s ‘Old Town’, a 13th century preserved medieval city center. Admire the historic buildings with intricate architecture, including the Stockholm Cathedral – Storkyrkan, Nobel Museum and the Royal Palace.
  • Meet legendary Nordic seafarers at Birka, an old Viking outpost and archaeological site that can be reached via a 2-hour boat ride along the sparkling waters of Lake Mälaren.
  • Discover Stockholm’s greatest creative talents, ranging from vinyl at Snickars Records to vintage homeware at Butiken Republiken when you stroll through the Mosebacke Design District.
  • Enjoy a quiet walk around the Woodland Cemetery and its serene surroundings.

Tips and tricks for visiting Stockholm

Go off the beaten path

If you wish to include some off-the-beaten-path activities in your itinerary, stroll near the waterside along Strandvägen, the most glamorous street in the city. Make a trip to Hornstull Marknad, a stylish flea market that takes place every Saturday & Sunday from April until the end of September. Wander about at the Rosendals Tradgard plant nursery-cum-café in the heart of Djurgården. Explore hidden parts of Stockholm at Fargfabriken, an old paint factory that now functions as a cultural feast of art and architecture. Be a part of unique cultural festivities such as binding birch wreaths, raising the leafy maypole, several games, and folk music and dance when you visit Skansen. Skansen is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island Djurgården in Stockholm.