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Visitor tickets

There are two types of SL tickets: travelcards and zone tickets. Here are the tickets suitable for a short term visitor in Stockholm.


With a travelcard, you can travel as much as you like throughout the county for the duration of the card. Travelcards are generally the best buy for a visitor who plans to use public transport regularly during the stay.

TravelcardsFull price (SEK)Reduced price (SEK)
24 hours* 115 70
72 hours* 230 140
7 days** 300 180

* Available on both single use travelcards and SL Access cards.

** Only available with an SL Access card. If you don't have an SL Access smart card already, there will be an extra 20 SEK fee for the card itself. You can re-use an SL Access card that you have obtained at a previous visit.

7 days travelcards, and travelcards for longer periods of time, are valid from 00.00 on the first day of travel until 04.30 on the day after the travelcard expires. The 24 hour and 72 hour travelcards are valid for the chosen number of hours from the time of first use.

Travelcards are transferable and can be used by several travellers, but only one at a time.

All travelcards are valid for travel on the Djurgården ferries between Slussen and Djurgården (operated by Waxholmbolaget).   

Zone tickets

Zone tickets are ideal if you just make the occasional journey with public transport during your stay in Stockholm. Zone tickets are available from ticket machines and from SL Center and ticket agents, and come in different types.

The SL area is divided into three zones: A, B and C. You can buy single zone tickets for travel in one, two or three zones from our ticket machines and via Text-me-a-ticket (a text message ticket to your mobile phone). 

Change before time runs out

What all types of zone tickets have in common are that you can travel as much as you like until the ticket expires. The ticket is valid for travel in the number of zones you have paid for. If your journey involves any interchanges, you have to make the final change before the ticket expires.

The period of validity is printed on tickets from vending machines, and is given in text message tickets and in zone tickets stored on SL Access cards and single use travelcards. Zone tickets that have been purchased for travel in all three zones are valid for two hours from the time of purchase, the others are valid for 75 minutes. 

Choose the right zone ticket for you

Prices vary, where a pre-paid ticket is cheaper than one bought at the ticket barrier. Note that you cannot purchase a ticket onboard the buses. 

Zone tickets*Full price (SEK)Reduced price (SEK)
1 zone 36 20
2 zones 54 30
3 zones 72 40

 *These prices apply for zone tickets on single use travelcards, "Text-me-a-ticket" and vending machine zone tickets.

You can add credit to an SL Access card and use that credit for pay as you go zone tickets. The minimum credit to add is 100 SEK and you can add up to 1000 SEK at a time. Credit is called "reskassa" in Swedish and you can fill up credit at SL Access vending machines, at SL Center, and at ticket barriers in the Metro and at commuter rail stations.

Zone tickets paid with SL Access creditFull price (SEK)Reduced price (SEK)
1 zone 25 15
2 zones 37,50 22,50
3 zones 50 30


Ask for assistance with setting your standard journey if it is not pre-set on the card you buy.

Travel to and from Arlanda Airport

It is possible to use the regular commuter train service to travel to and from Arlanda, using the trains for Uppsala.  

There is a fee for passing between the trains and the airport terminal at Arlanda. If you have a valid SL ticket, you just pay the passage supplement fee. There is a zone ticket for all three zones with the Arlanda passage supplement fee included.

To and from ArlandaFull price (SEK)Reduced price (SEK)
ABC zone ticket incl. passage fee 125 110
Passage supplement fee 75 75*

* If you are under the age of 18 you don't have to pay the passage fee at all. There is no discount for elderly persons over the age of 65.

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