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Get to Skansen, Stockholm by public transport: tram, bus, car, ferry

Get to Skansen

Skansen, is the oldest zoo in Sweden, and, above all, the first open-air ethnographic museum in the world. It is, without a doubt, one of the most loved and visited places in Stockholm, particularly popular with children.
It is located on the island of Djurgården. From the promontory you can enjoy a fantastic view of the whole city and the archipelago

It was founded by Artur Hazellius in 1891, with the aim of preserving and showing Sweden’s past, from north to south.

Here you can breathe the atmosphere full of five centuries of history and culture in the houses and farms, where characters in period clothing demonstrate ancient crafts. It is a really good experience.

How to Get to Skansen


Skansen is located a few kilometers away from the center of Stockholm, less than 5km from the city hall, and a short distance from the Vasa Museum.


Stockholm Arlanda International Airport is approximately 50 km away. Skavsta, on the other hand, over 100 kilometers. In both cases you have to reach the center and then continue by tram.

Line 7 connects the two terminus T-Centralen and Waldemarsudde every day. From the center, the journey takes approximately 15 minutes to the Skansen stop.
The tram operates every day, including Sundays and holidays, from around 05:30 to midnight.
Alternatively, you can use bus lines 44, 47 and 67.
The ticket costs 42kr per adult, and 26kr reduced. The ticket can be purchased on board the vehicle simply by holding your Contactless credit card to the reader in the vehicle.

The Ferry Terminal (Allmänna gränd), for lines 80 and 82, is just a 5-minute walk from Skansen.


As indicated on the official website, it is highly not recommended to get to Skansen by car. It is recommended to use public transport to reach the destination.
There are no parking areas in the area.

*all information contained herein is for informational purposes only and is not to be considered official. All names and trademarks herein are the property of their respective owners.

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