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Tunnelbana i Stockholm. Thorildsplans tunnelbanestation. Bild på konsten på rampen upp till perrongen. Konsten är gjord av kakelplattor och påminner om pixliga tv-spels figurer från 80 -och 90-talet.

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Public transportation in Stockholm

Publish date: 19 April 2024

By subway, tram, bus, ferry, or commuter train. Stockholm's local transportation network takes you almost anywhere.

Stockholm Public Transport, SL, is responsible for buses, underground trains, commuter trains, trams, and certain ferry lines in Greater Stockholm.

A single ticket is valid for 75 minutes, costs 42 SEK (26 SEK for senior citizens and children/teenagers/students up to the age of 20), and can be purchased at SL's customer service shops, through their app, or directly at the turnstiles and on buses using a credit card. It's also possible to buy 24-hour, 72-hour, 7-day and 30-day tickets. A parent with a stroller gets to ride for free on any of Stockholm's buses.

It's not possible to pay cash for tickets on buses in Stockholm. Failure to show a valid ticket during a control will result in a 1500 SEK penalty fee.

Stockholmers are always heedful of their beautiful surroundings, which has led to many inner-city buses running on eco-friendly fuels such as biodiesel. The Stockholm underground is also known as the world's longest art gallery as so many of its stations are adorned with the works of different artists. Read more about art in the subway here.

Stockholm's public transport system also has an accessibility guarantee to ensure travelers with disabilities reach their destinations.

Plan your journey and read more about the various subway lines, buses, and trams on SL's webpage.