Arrival Service

Are you an international student landing in Arlanda airport? Take advantage of the Stockholm Student Arrival Service! On the two busiest arrival days before the academic year starts, we are happy to welcome you at Arlanda Airport. This free service is provided by the Stockholm Academic Forum – 18 universities and the City of Stockholm.

Welcome to your new hometown!

On the 20th and 21st of August 2017, the Stockholm Student Arrival Service will welcome new international students at Arlanda Airport. We will help you navigate the final part of your journey, all the way to your university. This is our way of saying: Welcome to Stockholm! Welcome to your new hometown!

Meet our Welcome Teams in the Arrival Halls

Our Welcome Teams will be waiting for you in the arrival halls of Terminal 2 and Terminal 5 of Arlanda Airport between 09:00 am and 09:00 pm / 21:00 (local time). You can’t miss them: they will be wearing black baseball caps and white tee-shirts and have large signs. So go talk to them and let them help you guide you.

Free student bus transfer from Arlanda Airport to university in Stockholm

Free Bus Transfer to Stockholm’s City Center (20th and 21st August, 2017)

If you arrive on the 20th or the 21st of August 2017, you can travel for free from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm’s city center and some university campuses. The bus ride takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes.

Stockholm Student Arrival Service free bus for students
The bus leaves from Terminal 5 in Arlanda. If you land in another terminal, take the free express train ‘Arlanda Express’ to get to Terminal 5.

! Make sure to get off the train at Terminal 5 or it will take you all the way to the city center and you will be charged at least 35 euros!

If you arrive on any other day, or outside of our service hours, you can check the Arlanda Airport website for transportation options to get to Stockholm’s city center:

Please note: This service is provided by Stockholm Academic Forum. For university-specific information (for example: orientation activities), please check directly with your university, school, or program.


About Stockholm Student Arrival Service: Stockholm Student Arrival Service is a service provided by the Stockholm Academic Forum – 18 universities and the City of Stockholm.