When you arrive at Central Station (T-Centralen), take metro green line 18 towards Farsta strand or green line 17 towards Skarpnäck to the station Gamla Stan (1 stop). Get off at Gamla Stan station, take exit Gamla Stan (Old Town). When you go up on Munkbrogatan street, head straight onto Schönfeldts grand street for 100 meters, then turn left onto Stora Nygatan, in 50 meters turn right onto Kåkbrinken and finally turn right onto Prästgatan. You will reach us on the right hand side in about 50 meters. The total journey should take 5-7 minutes.
It is possible to walk from the Central Station (T-Centralen ) to our Old Town apartment hotel ApartDirect Gamla Stan (1,2 km). Directions (Google map)
Apartment Hotel ApartDirect Gamla Stan is located in the very heart of Stockholm - in the Old Town, 200 meters away from the Royal Castle. It is a great choice for travelers interested in Old Town exploring, architecture and history. This old town apartment hotel offers ideal vacation rentals for families due to the location, affordability, convenience of onsite kitchens and laundry facilities.
Housed in a 13th-century building, these old town apartments are skillfully styled with modern details and rustic elements, which give the apartment hotel its unique character and preserve the charming atmosphere of the Old Stockholm. Restaurants, cafés, bars, and the main shopping street - Västerlånggatan are just outside the door and metro station is just 300 meters away from these old town apartments.
When you arrive at Central Station (T-Centralen), take metro green line 18 towards Farsta strand or green line 17 towards Skarpnäck to the station Gamla Stan (1 stop). Get off at Gamla Stan station, take exit Gamla Stan. When you go up on Munkbrogatan street, head straight onto Schönfeldts grand street for 100 meters, then turn left onto Stora Nygatan, in 50 meters turn right onto Kåkbrinken and finally turn right onto Prästgatan. You will reach us on the right hand side in about 50 meters. The total journey should take 5-7 minutes.
It is possible to walk from the Central Station (T-Centralen ) to ApartDirect Gamla Stan (1,2 km).
Walk to Gamla Stan subway station, take metro green line 18 towards Alvik, or red line 13 towards Ropsten , or red line 14 towards Mörby centrum. Get off at Central Station (next stop). The journey by train takes 3 min.
You can also walk from ApartDirect Gamla Stan to the Central Station (1,2km).
Tickets can be purchased at SL Centers, underground platform barriers, newsagent kiosks, via SMS or via the SL app. It's not possible to pay cash for tickets on board of public transport vehicle in Stockholm. Prepaid cards are the best alternative for those making few trips. It's also possible to buy 24, 72 hour or 7-day cards, which allow free travel in all zones during the validity period.
The Arlanda Express runs non stop between Stockholm and Arlanda in 20 minutes. The train departs from Stockholm's Central Station, where you can also buy tickets either at a staffed counter or at the self-service machines. If you are travelling from Arlanda to Stockholm, you buy your tickets at the airport's information desks or in the Arlanda Express self-service machines located next to the escalators/lifts leading down. There are escalators/lifts down to the train from all terminals.
Flygbussarna buses between Stockholm Arlanda and the Stockholm city center run every ten minutes during most of the day. Tickets can be bought at the automated machines in the terminals and at the bus stops, online or on board the bus (Only cards accepted).
Taxis are available directly outside all terminals at Arlanda airport. Prices vary since the taxi market is deregulated. You do not need to take the car that is first in line, compare the pries and choose the company that is most suitable. The journey to the apartment hotel will cost you approximately 600- 800 SEK.
You can pre-book your taxi:
Flygbussarna Airport coaches will take you to and from Stockholm Skavsta Airport to/from Stockholm Central Station. Travel time is usually 70 min. For information and timetable, visit Flygbussarna Airport Coaches' website
Stockholm Skavsta is conveniently located near the E4-highway linking the south and north of Sweden.
To get to the airport, turn off the E4 at Exit 133, then follow the signs "Skavsta" for 7 km.
For taxis, Stockholm Skavsta Airport provides a tolled barrier after which taxis can line up, prebooked to the left and non-prebooked to the right. You do not need to take the car that is first in line, compare the pries and choose the company that is most suitable. Prices vary since the taxi market is deregulated. The trip will cost you more than 1000 SEK. The travel time is usually 70 min.
You can pre-book your taxi:
There are many taxi companies to choose from in Stockholm. Approved taxis with metered fares always bear yellow number plates. Credit cards are readily accepted.
Note: Taxi prices are not regulated in Sweden; they may vary greatly. It is the customer’s responsibility to check prices beforehand. Check the price on the yellow-and-white label, which is usually on the rear door window, before entering the vehicle. The price on the yellow label is based on a 10 km, 15-minute journey. The highest unit price of most taxis is between SEK 290 - 390.
Major taxi companies:
ApartDirect Gamla Stan has no parking facilities of its own. Parking in the Old Town is expensive, and it is easy to get a fine. It is possible to park on the street, fees vary, after 18.00 the parking is usually for free, please check the signs carefully.
We recommend to use the parking at the square Birger Jarls Torg (500 m away):
1 Hour -20.00 SEK
24 Hours 260.00 SEK
Evening 30.00 SEK ( In after 6:00pm Out by 12:00am)
Overnight 30.00 SEK ( In after 12:00am Out by 8:00am)
ApartDirect Gamla Stan is located on Prästgatan street (Old Town), which once ran just inside the city walls. The cobblestone pavement with pastel colored buildings makes Prästgatan one of the most charming streets in the Old Town. Walking along Prästgatan street, do not miss a runestone at the corner of Kårkbrinken, which is believed to be about one thousand years old.
Apartdirect Gamla Stan aparthotel has windows out on Västerlånggatan, that is today renowned as one of Old Town's most picturesque and busy tourist magnets. Västerlånggatan was for many centuries one of the major streets of Stockholm which ran outside the defensive wall that protected the city during the 13th century.
Right in the beginning of Västerlånggatan you will find Mårten Trotzigs gränd, which is the narrowest street in Stockholm. At its narrowest point it is only 90 cm. It got its name from the German merchant Mårten Traubtzich who bought houses in the alley in the end of the 16th century.
Simple outside and breathtaking inside, this Cathedral in the Old Town is a mandatory stop in every touristic tour of Stockholm. It is the oldest church in the Old Town and home to some of the important event of the Swedish royal family.
This old German Church is hard to miss due to its dramatic spire. Its interior is remarkably beautiful, it contains some gorgeous stained glass, unique paintings and historic organs. It is free to visit.
Once in the Old Town you can´t miss passing through this square, located just a in the middle of the Old City and a few meters away from ApartDirect Gamla Stan apartment hotel. This old cobble-stone square, full of stores, coffees, restaurants leaves you breathless. It is also famous for its annual Christmas market offering traditional handicrafts and food.
The middle of the Stortorget Square is decorated with an old well that dates back to the Middle Ages. All distances in the city were measured from this well.
While visiting the Stortorget square, take a chance to visit the Nobel Museum and explore the life of the founder of the prize as well as the wide range of experiments from throughout Nobel history.
Interested in history of postal service? Then you might want to visit the oldest post office in Stockholm, which is now a Postal Museum located in the Old Town. There are plenty of activities for kids in the museum: they can learn how to make a stamp, draw a card, drive and pack an old postal car and much more.
The Royal Guards Ceremony is a free of charge show at the Royal Palace of Stockholm that lasts about 40 minutes and involves quite a few horses. On weekdays you need to be in the palace outer courtyard at 12:15pm not to miss it. Note, that it starts at 1.15 pm on Sundays.
The Royal Palace located in Stockholm's Old Town is one of Europe's largest and most beautiful palaces! It is His Majesty The King's official residence, with over 600 rooms. The Palace and its five museums are open to the public.
The Parliament House is the seat of the Swedish government. Its magnitude and architecture are truly impressive. Great place for photos! Free, guided tours inside the parliament building are usually held on Mondays.