Getting to Sweden by Air
Airlines have cut their prices and introduced new classes of travel to meet the competition - and have made it possible to travel to Sweden much easier from all corners of the globe and for less money than ever.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines, the national carrier, operates connecting flights to major cities in Sweden via Stockholm. Through co-operation with the Star Alliance members, SAS links many parts of the world directly to Sweden.
The Star Alliance members are:
Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Blue1, bmi, brussels airlines, Continental Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Spainair, SWISS, TAM, Tap Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United and US Airways.
By Air from Europe
SAS joins with all major European air carriers in linking major Swedish cities to the rest of the Continent on a daily basis. Finnair links Sweden to the rest of Europe via Helsinki.
By Air from UK
Sweden has never been more accessible with a large number of direct flights from the UK and a maximum flight time of three and half hours. You can fly direct to both Stockholm and Gothenburg with SAS, British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet. Norwegian fly direct to Stockholm.
British Airways flies directly to Stockholm from London City. Skåne and Malmö is easily accessible via Copenhagen in Denmark and the Öresund bridge and SAS, British Airways, easyJet, BMI and Norwegian fly here. BMI also flies from Birmingham to Gothenburg.
Ryanair now also flies direct from London Stansted to Malmö's Sturup airport.
Air Sweden flies from London Stansted to Arvidsjaur, Gällivare and Hemavan/Tärnaby.
Non-stop charter service to the northern part of Sweden is operated during the winter season by Discover the World to Kiruna.
By Air from North America
Direct service between the United States and Sweden is operated by SAS in cooperation with United Airlines and other members of Star Alliance. Non-stop services offered from Newark, NJ and Chicago to Stockholm (via Copenhagen from Seattle and Washington, DC).
Continental Airlines offer non-stop service to Stockholm from Newark, NJ and Delta Airlines offer non-stop service between New York, JFK and Stockholm.
Most European airlines, Icelandair and Finnair to mention a few, fly to Sweden from North America via connection in Europe.
More information relating to Swedish airports and services can be found at Swedavia website.