Getting here

Skokloster is situated on a peninsula in Lake Mälaren between Stockholm, Uppsala and Enköping, near Sigtuna and Arlanda.

Adress Skokloster Castle

Skoklostervägen 98-100
746 96 Skokloster

GPS coordinates for Skokloster Castle

N 59° 42.337', E 17° 37.341'

By train and bus

From Stockholm

Take the SJ train or the commuter train to Bålsta (sit at the front of the train) and change to UL bus 311 towards Skokloster. The journey takes approx. 75 minutes.

From Västerås

Take the SJ train to Bålsta and change to UL bus 311 towards Skokloster.

For more information and timetables

SJ Västerås-Stockholm

From Uppsala

Take the UL bus 895 towards Bålsta and get off at Yttergrans kyrka then change to bus 311 towards Skokloster. The journey takes 1 hour and 40 minutes.

For more information and timetables

Upplands Lokaltrafik

By boat

By boat from Uppsala

Before the age of car travel, the most common means of reaching Skokloster Castle was by boat. Today there is still a boat service to and from the castle.

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By boat from Stockholm 

Take the M/S Evert Taube from Stockholm to Skokloster Castle.

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Visit Skokloster Castle with your own boat

Close to the Castle it is a jetty where it is possible to add your own anchor, subject to availability. It is free to add your own anchor and you can add for a maximum of one day.

By car

From Stockholm

Take the E18 towards Oslo/Enköping, turn off at Bro onto the 269/263 county road, and follow the signs for Skokloster. The journey takes approximately one hour although the distance is only 70 km.

Another option is to take the E4 northbound. Get off at the junction for Märsta, and take the 263 county road which passes through Sigtuna and continue to Skokloster and Enköping. After the turn-off for the 263, twelve kilometres of country road lie ahead - winding its way through a district of ancient rural countryside. rich in cultural traditions, scattered with rune stones and surrounded by fertile fields.

From Uppsala

Follow Dag Hammarskjölds väg/road over the Flottsund bridge, then take Gamla Stockholmsvägen (the Old Stockholm road) to Vassunda. Turn off at Sigtuna, in Österby there are signs for Skokloster. The Skokloster castle is located 50 km from Uppsala.

From Västerås-Enköping 

Take the E18 towards Stockholm, turn off towards Skokloster at the junction in Bålsta, and follow the signs. The distance from Bålsta is 28 km.

There is a car park next to the church

Please ask the staff if you have special needs and would like to make and exception and park by the castle.