Taxi fares and info - Stockholm, Sweden
General taxi fares
Taxi fares in Stockholm start at about 40 kronor, and the taximeter then adds about 11 kronor per kilometer, depending on what time it is. See below for typical fares.
Taxi fares in Sweden aren't regulated; it's up to every company to set their own prices. The main six or seven taxi companies have basically similar price strategies, but there are also smaller companies that tend to be much more expensive, sometimes by up to 100-300%.
The main advice is to only use the companies you know (or these mentioned below) to avoid getting ripped off. The larger companies are very unlikely to scam you in any way.
Finding a taxi
It's almost always easy to find a taxi in Stockholm, at least along the main streets. The cabs can be hailed from the pavement, or found outside hotels, train stations or at a taxi stand. Usual taxi cars allow four customers, but smaller taxi vans that accept 6-7 people are also fairly common.
Taxicabs in Stockholm come in all colors, but can be recognized by the roof taxi signs and yellow license plates.
Beware of which taxi company you go with, as some are considerably more expensive. Only travel with companies you know have fair prices, many tourist have been ripped off when unknowingly chosing a less serious company.
Taxis can also be booked in advance, by calling one of the taxi companies.
Stockholm taxi drivers don't really expect a tip, but most customers add 5-10%, or round up to the nearest 10-20 kronor.
A taxi sign of the company Taxi Stockholm
Airport taxi fares in Stockholm
Stockholm Arlanda Airport - Central Stockholm:
Other approximate taxi fares
Taxi ride within central Stockholm:
Approx. 150-200 kronor
Reliable taxi companies in Stockholm with fair prices
Tel: 08 - 15 00 00
Tel: 08 - 30 00 00
Tel: 020- 20 20 20
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