Car hire Stockholm Arlanda Airport - cheap car rental Stockholm, Sweden
Travellers arriving to Stockholm via Arlanda Airport can choose from a variety of car hire companies offering car rental at often competitive rates.
Although rental cars are, in most cases, readily available on arrival, it often pays off to book Arlanda Airport car hire in advance. Internet search engines of car hire, such as Cartrawler, allow to compare prices from major rent a car providers in Stockholm (airport or city locations) and to carry a quick and safe booking online.
Volvo cars are usually a good deal in Sweden car hire - here a Volvo V40 from Hertz rental fleet at Arlanda Airport
Car rental companies Stockholm Arlanda
Car hire at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is available from internationally known brands, such as Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise, Thrifty, Hertz, Budget Car Rental, Sixt, Avis Rent A Car and from the Swedish largest independent car rental company Mabi.
Car rental desks at Arlanda Airport are situated in the airport’s rent-a-car area, except for Enterprise, Alamo and National, which are located in Terminal 2 and Sixt office, housed at the low-cost Alfa parking area.
Car hire facilities can be reached by courtesy buses available from the terminals. You can find your way to the bus stops by following “Hyrbilar/Rental cars” signs at the airport.
Cheap car hire Arlanda Airport – compare rates online
Whether you need a small city car for driving into Stockholm or a larger vehicle for a road trip in Sweden to be picked up at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, you are likely to find advantageous rates on Cartrawler.
The cheapest Arlanda Airport rent-a-car deals usually start from around £150 for a week car hire of a Skoda Citigo, a Ford Ka, a Toyota Aygo, a Fiat 500 or similar. Often, and especially when booked in advance, there is only a small difference in price of car hire in the larger and more comfortable economy class. At Arlanda Airport Seat Ibiza, Ford Fiesta and Skoda Fabia are common rental cars in economy class, often priced from around £180 for a 7-days rental period.
Please note that Sweden-made Volvo cars can sometimes be found at very competitive rates in standard class (for example Volvo V40) and full-size (Volvo V60 and V70).
Eco friendly car hire Stockholm Arlanda
Stockholm is considered one of the “greenest” cities in Europe, having virtually no heavy industry in its surrounding area.
Eco friendly cars, usually in the form of Toyota Auris Hybrid or similar, are often available in Stockholm Arlanda car rental fleet.
Minivan rental Arlanda Airport
Stockholm Arlanda Airport offers a vast selection of people carriers with space for up to 7 people. The prices for one week rental of a 7-seater range in Arlanda between 400 and 700 pounds, depending on the model and on the time of the year for which the booking is placed.
Occasionally, it is possible to find on Cartrawler fairly competitive offers on Opel Zafira rental starting at around £350 for a week. Other, and usually more expensive models of Arlanda rental minivans include: Ford S-Max, Ford Galaxy an VW Sharan.
Opel Zafira is usually one of the cheapest 7-seaters (5+2) to rent in Stockholm Arlanda
Should you need to transport a larger group of people, an Opel Vivaro (Vauxhall Vivaro in the UK) is one of the most commonly offered in the minibus segment.
Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) location
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is Sweden’s main airport and the third largest in the whole of Scandinavia.
It is located approx. 26 miles north of Stockholm, near the town Marsta, in the Uppland province.
The airport offers direct access to the A4 motorway which leads to Stockholm in the south and Uppsala, the famous university city, in the north. The distance form Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Uppsala is approx. 23 miles.
Stockholm area is also served by three other international airports: Bromma Airport, Skavsta Airport and Vasteras Airport (the latter one, however, is located in a considerable (over 60 miles) distance from Stockholm).
UK flights to Stockholm Arlanda
London is amongst the busiest international routes operated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, although it is not the only UK city linked to ARN. Flights from the UK to Stockholm Arlanda are available with British Airways (departures from London-Heathrow), SAS (departures from London-Heathrow and Manchester), Norwegian (departures from London-Gatwick, Manchester and Edinburgh) and from spring 2017 also from Easyjet (departures from London-Luton) and Monarch Airlines (departures from Birmingham, London-Luton and Manchester).
Stockholmas a travel destination
The capital of Sweden offers a vast array of tourist attractions ranging from historic monuments and classical museums to splendid displays of contemporary art and modern architecture.
Amongst Stockholm area’s must-sees are:
- Drottningholm Palace, Woodland/Skogskyrkogarden Cemitery and Birka Town – all three UNESCO world heritage sites
- Rosendal Palace
- Vasa Museum
- Bonniers Konsthal art gallery
- Kulturhuset Stadsteatern arts and culture center
- Stockholm Concert Hall (where the Nobel Prize ceremonies are held)
Rich in history and at the forefront of contemporary art and advanced technological solutions, Stockholm is a unique city also in terms of the urban layout. The city is built on 14 islands at the mouth of the Lake Malaren. Despite its considerably large population, over 1.4 million in the urban area, Stockholm is a very “airy” city with many green areas, parks and viewpoint providing opportunity to admire the unusual landscapes, bridges and waterways.
On par with leisure tourism, also the segment of business travel to Stockholm is in constant development; the Swedish capital hosts headquartes of several large companies amongst them Ericsson, IBM, Electrolux, H&M as well as many finance institutions.