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Facts about Sweden

July 31, 2006

Population: 9 million

Capital: Stockholm

Language: Swedish and small Finnish and Sami speaking minorities (more…)

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Travel by tube or subway in Stockholm

July 31, 2006

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The tube system, or tunnelbanan, in Stockholm is very simple. There are three lines: the red, green and blue. To plan your journey visit SL. Stockholm also has several light rail and suburban lines. For a complete map, click here.The tube runs from about 5am to 1am on weekdays and 5am to 3.30am on weekends.
Tickets
One way ticket : 20kr

10 one way tickets : 180kr

Daily pass (24h) : 60kr

3 day pass (72h) : 180kr
Weekly pass : 220kr
Monthly pass (30 days) : 600kr

If you are up to 20 years old or over 65 you can get a reduced ticket price, make sure you ask for it. There are no zone boundaries, so going across the city or just one stop is the same price. The one way tickets are valid for an hour, so make sure you save them. Except for at the station, tickets can be bought at 7-eleven and Pressbyran.