Where Is Skavsta Airport
Skavsta airport is situated near Nyköping and is approximately 100klm South of Stockholm.
The low budget airlines that now service Skavsta airport, have certainly put this airport on the map and have made it a popular destination for low cost weekend breaks. However, many of the low cost airlines that now offer flights to Skavsta Airport, do actually advertise is as ‘Stockholm Skavsta’. This can be a little misleading for passengers wishing to fly to Stockholm, as they do not realize how far the airport is from Stockholm itself. If you are wanting to visit Stockholm, it is advisable to factor in the transfer time to and from Skavsta Airport to the Stockholm when you are planning your trip, simply because it is 100klms from the airport Stockholm. If you are wishing to fly into the closest airport to Stockholm, then you will need to fly into Arlanda Airport which is located just 40klms (25 miles) from the centre of Stockholm.
Due to the fact that many of the low cost airlines to now fly into Skavsta, there is a very good transport network in place to accommodate passengers arriving at Skavsta Airport who are wanting to reach Stockholm. Most of the coach service that run from Skavsta Airport to Stockholm and then from Stockholm to Skavsta Airport, are scheduled to coincide with all the flight arrivals and departures at the airport. This means that getting to and from the airport is relatively simple.
Getting To And From Skavsta Airport
Skavsta Airport is located close to the E7 motorway that links both the North and South of Sweden. If you are travelling to the airport by car and are using the E7 motorway, you will need to take Exit 133 for Skavsta.
Transfers To And From Skavsta Airport
Transfers to and from Skavsta Airport are relatively easy and there are many low cost coaches on hand to take you to various destinations.
Obviously, one of the major attractions close to Skavsta airport is Stockholm but as we have mentioned previously, Stockholm is actually 100klms from the airport so you will need to arrange your own transfers to and from the airport if you are not being collected. Passengers have several options with regards to transport to and from the airport such as public transport, car hire, taxi, shuttle bus and coach. The journey time from Skavsta Airport to the centre of Stockholm is approximately 1 hour 10 minutes depending on traffic.
Local bus services from the airport connect passenger to towns, villages and cities close to the airport. The bus services 515 and 715 connect passengers to Nyköping and Oxelösund and the service runs throughout the day from the early hours of the morning. You will need to purchase your ticket from the bus desk inside the airport.
There are a low cost coach companies that operate out of the airport and they provide airport transfers to and from Stockholm, at very affordable prices. The Flygbussarna is the main coach service connects passengers from Skavsta airport to the Cityterminalen in the Swedish capital Stockholm:.
The journey time from Skavsta to Stockholm is approximately 80 – 90 minutes by coach. Coaches leave the airport at regular intervals throughout the day but you can check out the times and pre-book your seat (always a good idea) in advance.
Car Hire From Stockholm Skavsta Airport
Car hire from Skavsta airport is reasonably cheap especially if there are a few of you traveling, which helps cut the cost. Hiring cars from Skavsta airport can usually be found by using one or two hire companies that always seem to provide good deals. I use a website called ‘The Easy Finder’ for many of my deals and I have provided a link below to one of their pages that lists cheap car hire companies. Obviously, you can shop around but I generally find that the companies listed always provide the best deals.
The following major car hire companies are based at Skavsta Airport.
There is no direct rail network that links the airport and if you want to catch a train to your final destination, you will need to make your way to the nearest train station which is 7klms away in Nyköping. The bus services 515 and 715 both connect passengers from the airport to the train station.
Arrivals: Keep up to date with all the flight Arrivals at Skavsta Airport
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Parking At Skavsta Airport
There are over 3900 parking spaces available at Skavsta Airport and these are available for both Short and Long term parking. If you are dropping passengers of at the airport, you will need to use on of the Short or Long term car parks. You are not allowed to park outside the airport terminal building.
There are designated spaces close to the airport terminal for passengers with reduced mobility.
Shops At Skavsta Airport
There are shops available for passengers at the airport and these shops provide a wide range of products such as gifts, perfume, jewelry and clothing.
Bars And Resturants
There are several bars and restaurants available at the airport offering a selection of beverages and cuisine for passengers to purchase before their flight.
As with any Internatinal airport, there are certain Security procedures that passengers arriving at and departing from Skavsta Airport have to comply with. If you are not familiar with these procedures, you can read more about them on the following pages:
Arrivals Procedures At Skavsta Aiport – Departure Procedures At Skavsta Airport
Facilities At Skavsta Airport
There are many facilities available at Skavsta Airport for passengers arriving at and departing from the airport. The following list are just some of the facilities available.
Bureau de Change
Tourist Information Desk
Skavsta Airport Address: General Schybergs väg 22, 611 92 Nyköping, Sweden