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A streetcar in Gothenburg, Sweden's second-largest city in the southwest.
Photo credit: Emelie Asplund/

Public transportation

Swedes uses their public transportation frequently. There are various types of coupons according to each city's bus, metro or tram system. These are usually bought in kiosks or information centers.


Stockholm has an extensive network of underground trains (T-bana), commuter trains and buses. Vintage trams operate from the city centre to Djurgården island during the summer. Underground station entrances are marked with a blue T on a white background. 

Find out more about Stockholm public transportation, timetables and ticket information here:


Gothenburg has gathered some information on tickets, apps, maps and much more that you as a visitor might find useful when travelling in Gothenburg. Find out more info here:

Malmö and Skåne

Skånetrafiken is the name of the public transportation system in Skåne. It includes buses and trains in all of Skåne and Malmö as well as trains to Denmark and buses and trains across the county lines all the way to Göteborg and Alvesta. If you want to discover the whole Öresund region i.e both parts of Denmark and Skåne, you can buy Skånetrafiken’s “Öresund runt” card. This card is valid on Skånetrafiken’s Öresundståg, Pågatåg, city buses and regional buses on the Swedish side of the Sound. In Denmark it is valid on the coastal line with Öresundståg, the Copenhagen Metro and Movia’s buses in Copenhagen, and on Scandline’s ferries between Helsingborg and Helsingør.

Long-distance bus service:

Flixbus The company now also offers a route between Arlanda Airport and Stockholm City.

Travel by train

SJ - national carrier

MTR Express 



Regional public transportation in