Welcome to Kastellet

How to get to Kastellet

Many ways to visit us

It is easy to get to Kastellet on your own, but if you prefer, we will arrange transport all the way. By boat from Nybrokajen it takes 45-75 minutes depending on which boat you take. It is also possible to get here by bus, car or taxi – but the last distance is always by water taxi to Kastellet. When you visit us, we always help with the reservation of the water taxi.

WITH LINEFERRY, between Vaxholm and Kastellet:
Vaxholmen is Vaxholm’s new environmental friendly ferry that quickly, easily and safely takes visitors to and from Kastellet. The ferry runs from 18 May to 15 September, between kl. 10-21.45, with 2-4 trips per hour. Tickets are easily bought in vending machines on the dock in front of the ferry.

Read more about Ferry

BY BOAT, S/S Stockholm:

On board S/S Stockholm you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful environment. The ship itself is a pearl of light airy lounges, a large dining room and a welcoming sun deck. From your table you have a first-rate view while the boat travles through Stockholm’s inner archipelago.
See timetables at Strömma Kanalbolaget

BY BOAT, Waxholmsbolaget:
Waxholmsbolaget’s traffic is part of Stockholm’s public transport network. Just like in other public transport, you can not book a seat. However, if you are a group of more than 10 people, it is good if you check with Customer Service on +46 8-600 10 00 so you can be sure that there will be room for everyone in your party.
See timetables at Vaxholmsbolaget

An fast and easy way to visit us. From Vaxholm’s harbour it takes 2 minutes by water taxi, but of course you can take a taxi from a number of other places.

You are welcome to travel to us with your own boat, both motor- and sailing boat. Our port has a limited number of places to dock.. Should it be full, there are guest places in the Vaxholm harbour.

If you prefer to travel with Stockholm’s local traffic, bus number 670 departs from the Technical University (Tekniska Högskolan) or Danderyds Hospital. Calculate travel time to approximately 45 minutes. From Vaxholm harbour, the water taxi takes 2 minutes to Kastellet. 
SL’s local traffic or telephone +46 8-600 10 00.

By car, take the E18 north towards Norrtälje and then to the east on road 274 towards Vaxholm. From Vaxholm harbour, the water taxi takes 2 minutes to Kastellet.

Vaxholms Kastell

Walk through this beautiful building by clicking your way through, from the point you land on the bridge onto the courtyard.