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Car Parking in Stockholm? We give you some free advice about parking rates, car parks and p+r locations around the city.

Parking in Stockholm

In STOCKHOLM, the captital of Sweden parking capacity is limited in the old town Gamla Stan and district Norrmalm. The duration on-street is also limited. For a longer stay you are advised to use a car park. car parking stockholm sweden


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Stockholm has a congestion charge for Swedish-registered vehicles entering and exiting central Stockholm on weekdays (not during public holiday or the month of July). But, the congestion charge doesn't apply if you are driving a foreign-registered vehicle.

About Stockholm in Sweden

Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden, located in the eastern part of the country. It is the largest city in Sweden with a population of approximately 1.4 million people in the metropolitan area. Stockholm is situated on 14 islands and is surrounded by water and green areas
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STOCKHOLM : ON-STREET PARKING (Norrmalm and Gamla Stan)

City Centre
Operational hours
Charge and Stay
Monday to Sunday
07:00 - 21:00 :
21:00 - 07:00 :
SEK 26 hour ( * )
SEK 15/hour

(max 1 hour)
Public Holidays
09:00 - 19:00 :
19:00 - 07:00 :
SEK 26/hour
SEK 15/hour
(max 1 hour)
* SEK 50/hr is set to a few shopping street in the hart of Norrmalm.


In the districts Vasastaden, Östermalm, Södermalm and Kungsholmen unlimited parking is set on Monday-Friday 09:00-19:00 (SEK 15.00/hour) and Saturday 11:00-17:00 (SEK 10/hour).
Rest of Stockholm : unlimited parking on Monday-Friday 07:00-19:00. Parking rate : SEK 5.00/hour.


Free parking is only allowed in the suburbs Liljeholmen and Solna. Cheap parking is set at the P+R location near metrostations.


Unlimited parking is set to car parks in the city centre. Special cheap rates apply for the evening and overnight parking.
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Free parking is allowed in the suburbs Liljeholmen and Solna. Public transport (Metro) is available for additional travel to the city.
Stockholm Parkering has 21 P+R-facilities around Stockholm near the train stations in Spanga, Flystra, Lidingö, Bromma, Hagersten, Västertorp en Alvsjo. Parking rate is 15-20 SEK for one day if you enter the P+R before 09:00. After 09:00 an fee 20 SEK/hour applies.
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Events in Stockholm

Some of the biggest events in Stockholm:
  1. Stockholm Pride: This LGBTQ+ event takes place in July and includes a parade, concerts, and cultural events.

  2. Stockholm Jazz Festival: Held annually in October, this festival attracts jazz musicians from all over the world to perform in venues throughout the city.

  3. Stockholm Film Festival: This film festival takes place in November and features a wide variety of international and Swedish films.

  4. Stockholm Culture Night: This event takes place in April and features cultural events, performances, and exhibitions throughout the city.

  5. Nobel Prize Award Ceremony: The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony takes place every December at Stockholm's Concert Hall, and honors the year's Nobel Prize recipients.

  6. Stockholm Marathon: The marathon takes place in May and attracts runners from all over the world to run through the streets of Stockholm.

  7. Christmas Markets: During the holiday season, Stockholm is home to several Christmas markets, including the popular Skansen Christmas Market.

Popular tourist Attractions in Stockholm

  1. Gamla Stan: The Old Town of Stockholm, also known as Gamla Stan, is a historic district dating back to the 13th century. It features narrow cobblestone streets, colorful buildings, and numerous shops, restaurants, and cafes.

  2. The Royal Palace: The Royal Palace of Stockholm is the official residence of the Swedish Royal Family and one of the largest palaces in Europe. Visitors can take a guided tour of the palace and see the magnificent interiors, including the Royal Apartments and the Treasury.

  3. Vasa Museum: The Vasa Museum is dedicated to the Vasa, a 17th-century warship that sank on its maiden voyage and was salvaged in the 1960s. The museum displays the fully restored ship and numerous artifacts from the time period.

  4. Skansen: Skansen is an open-air museum and zoo that showcases traditional Swedish culture and wildlife. Visitors can see historic buildings, craftspeople at work, and animals such as moose, bears, and wolves.

  5. Djurgården: Djurgården is a large park and recreational area in central Stockholm. It features several museums, such as the ABBA Museum and the Nordic Museum, as well as the Gröna Lund amusement park and numerous walking and biking trails.

  6. Stockholm Archipelago: The Stockholm Archipelago is a network of over 30,000 islands and islets surrounding Stockholm. Visitors can take a boat tour of the archipelago and enjoy the scenic views and opportunities for fishing, swimming, and hiking.