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Gränna, Småland
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Travel tips

Travelling to Sweden in Scandinavia

Airlines have cut their prices and introduced new classes of travel to meet the competition - and have made it possible to travel to Sweden much easier from all corners of the globe and for less money than ever.
Travel to Sweden by Air

SAS Scandinavian Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Sweden’s  national carrier, operates connecting flights to major cities in Sweden via Stockholm. Through its Star Alliance members, SAS links many parts of the world directly to Sweden. 

To travel to the southern part of Sweden you can also fly into Copenhagen in Denmark and cross the now famous Öresund Bridge. 

Hot air balloons gliding across the Stockholm skyline, a sure sign of summer.
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By Air from Europe

SAS joins with all major European air carriers in linking major Swedish cities to the rest of the Continent on a daily basis. Finnair links Sweden to the rest of Europe via Helsinki.

By Air from UK

Sweden has never been more accessible with a large number of direct flights from the UK and a maximum flight time of three and half hours. You can fly direct to both Stockholm and Gothenburg with SAS, British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet. Norwegian fly direct to Stockholm.

Skåne and Malmö is easily accessible via Copenhagen in Denmark and the Öresund bridge and SAS, British Airways, easyJet, BMI and Norwegian fly here.

Non-stop charter service to the northern part of Sweden is operated during the winter season by Discover the World to Kiruna. 

During the winter season easyjet fly direct from London Gatwick to Åre Östersund airport in Jämtland


By Air from North America

Direct service between the United States and Sweden is operated by SAS in cooperation with United Airlines and other members of Star Alliance. Non-stop services offered from Newark, NJ and Chicago to Stockholm (via Copenhagen from Seattle and Washington, DC). 

Continental Airlines offer non-stop service to Stockholm from Newark, NJ and Delta Airlines offer non-stop service between New York, JFK and Stockholm. 

Most European airlines, Icelandair and Finnair to mention a few, fly to Sweden from North America via connection in Europe.

More information relating to Swedish airports and services can be found at Swedavia website.