Arlanda International airport is an aviation hub for Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air in Sweden, conveniently located only 20 minutes from Stockholm city centre and boasting excellent ground transport options like the popular Arlanda Express train, public buses, taxi companies and car rental offices. Travellers passing through its terminal buildings will find it suitable to book a room to stay in any of the hotels inside its facilities or nearby in the event of a flight cancellation, delay, late arrival, layover, connection or early morning departure.
With busy passenger traffic daily generated by travellers flying within Sweden and abroad, it is no wonder that many choose to sleep in the Jumbo hostel next to Arlanda’s runway during their waiting time between flights, or else book a hotel in Stockholm airport to spend the night near the terminals. The accommodations recommended below cater to the needs of those catching Iberia, Icelandair, Ryanair, Eurowings, Emirates, KLM, LOT, Swiss, British Airways, TAP, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways, Lufthansa, Ethiopian or Delta flights towards destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.
Jumbo hostel in Stockholm-Arlanda airport: sleeping inside a Boeing 747 aircraft
Terminals of Arlanda airport in Stockholm, Sweden
There used to be distinct domestic and international areas in Stockholm Arlanda airport, but such division no longer exists. As of today, you will find Terminals 2 and 3 (Arlanda South), from which both regional and international flights are operated, Terminal 4, handling domestic and overseas routes, and Terminal 5 (or Arlanda North), also domestic and international and connected to T4 on the airside. The public zone known as SkyCity links the different terminal buildings from the landside while accommodating restaurants and shops on top of an underground train station.
Hotels in Stockholm Arlanda airport
Radisson Blu airport terminal hotel in Arlanda
This 4-star hotel inside the facilities of Stockholm Arlanda airport in Sweden can be found between Terminal 4 and Terminal 5. However, you will need to exit the restricted airside passenger area to check in, because the Radisson Blu is in the public landside zone. This also means that you will be asked for your Schengen Visa when crossing the border. The accommodation features a gym, a bar with runway views, and serves a buffet breakfast every morning from 4:30 am at its restaurant. Its soundproofed guest rooms with heating have private bathroom, laptop safe, free WiFi, cable TV, minibar, tea and coffee amenities and wake-up service.
Comfort hotel Stockholm Arlanda airport terminal
The Comfort hotel in Arlanda airport lies within short walking distance of Terminal 4, and features 24 hour front desk, courtesy WiFi, paid private parking and luggage storage facilities. It is not only a pet friendly accommodation, but also offers continental or buffet-style breakfast with a wide array of food choices. Room categories range from standard or deluxe double and twin to family and XXL rooms that can accommodate up to six travellers in one king-size bed, one queen and four bunk beds. Each unit features private bathroom, desk, living area, linen, towels, drying rack and ironing amenities, and some afford beautiful lake views.
Clarion hotel Arlanda airport terminal
The Clarion hotel in Stockholm Arlanda airport boasts a superb location inside the SkyCity building, offering travellers a unique place to rest, dine and sleep without exiting the travel facilities. The fully equipped rooms provide guests with wireless internet connection, iron, satellite TV, work desk, private bathroom and free toiletries. They are soundproofed and include heating, and can be double, twin or triple. The Skybar restaurant serves breakfast on the 12th floor, while its two bars allow aviation lovers to watch airplanes taking off and landing. A pool, a gym and a sauna are some of the other extras that flyers in transit can enjoy during their stay.