Flights from London to Stockholm
For cheap flights to Stockholm from London, this is the page you need, but we have more here for you than just low fares… Keep reading for a practical guide to London Stansted Airport, Stockholm Skavsta Airport and Stockholm itself, to ensure your trip to Sweden runs as smoothly as possible from the moment you reach the airport.
One of the UK’s busiest airports, London Stansted is just 56km from London city centre and is easy to get to, no matter how you want to travel to the airport for your London to Stockholm flights. If you’re not driving, the most efficient way to get there is on the Stansted Express, the high speed train service that leaves London Liverpool Street ever 15 minutes and will have you in the airport within 50 minutes. A cheaper option is the National Express coach service, this takes about 90 minutes from central London. If you’re driving to the airport for your flights from London to Stockholm, there are a number of parking options available to you, depending on the length of your trip.
Once you’ve checked in:
When you’ve checked your bags and passed security, take some time to relax and enjoy the shopping and dining available at Stansted airport while you await your London to Stockholm cheap flights. There is a great choice of restaurants at Stansted, with everything from steaks to sushi or even vegan friendly salads available.
If you prefer to do a little shopping while you wait to board, there are plenty of shops to browse at Stansted. From cosmetics and gadgets to fashion and jewellery, you can find all kinds of deals and offers not available on the high street.. though it’s worth remembering that you won’t get duty free purchases on flights to Stockholm from London.
You can connect to Stansted Wi-Fi while you await your flights, with four free hours offered per person.
What to expect on arrival in Stockholm:
Stockholm Skavsta Airport lies about 100km southwest of Stockholm city centre. The best way to get to the city centre once your cheap flights from London to Stockholm have landed is to take the train. Journey time is around two hours, and a one way ticket should cost no more than SEK 150 (about €14). If you have decided to opt for car hire from Stockholm airport, you will find all the car rental desks in that arrivals hall.
Accommodation in Stockholm is generally to a very high standard, and there are a range of options available depending on your budget and where in the city you want to stay. Book on Ryanair Rooms, and you’ll get credit back towards your next flight!
Stockholm is a fantastic place. Spread across fourteen islands, it is elegant and beautiful; a gorgeous old town that has grown into a modern and vibrant city. Swedish design is famous,
and Stockholm’s dedication to beauty can be seen everywhere from the décor in cafés to the stunning architecture throughout the city. Explore the city’s beautiful gardens, lose yourself in the Vasa Museum, discover the heart of Gamla Stan, and go island hopping around the city’s clear waters… Stockholm is the perfect Scandinavian escape, and with our London to Stockholm flights, it’s yours to explore.
Five Fun Facts about Stockholm:
- Stockholm’s subway is often called the longest art gallery in the world; most of its stations are beautifully painted with bright murals and adorned with sculpture.
- Happy Hour in Stockholm is called, rather more practically, ‘After Work’
- Swedish life expectancy is the longest, out of every country in Europe. Take notes when you’re there.
- Children dress up as witches and go trick-or-treating here. To celebrate… Easter.
- Watching Donald Duck on Christmas Eve is an important tradition here. This may be why they live longer.
Fly London to Stockholm: Practical Information
Flights from London to Stockholm are nice and short – at 2 hours 25 minutes you can leave in the morning and be having ‘fika’ in a Swedish café by early afternoon.
Sweden’s currency is the Swedish Krona, so if you’re flying from London you may want to exchange money or use travellers cheques. Many people prefer to just withdraw cash at an ATM when their flights from London to Stockholm land.
Stockholm is really walkable, but the public transport here is second to none too. With a Stockholm pass you have unlimited travel including on the ferries that run between the islands. A perfect way to explore the city.