Getting here

There are many different ways to get to Skansen. Here, you can get help planning your journey.

  • Disruption to tram services

    Right now, we recommend visiting us by boat. Board at Allmänna Gränd. There are three alternatives: Djurgårdsfärjan serves the Slussen–Djurgården/Allmänna Gränd–Skeppsholmen routes, M/S Emelie serves the Nybroplan–Djurgården/Allmänna Gränd–Masthamnen (Viking Line terminal)–Hammarby Sjöstad routes, and line 80 serves the Nybroplan–Djurgården/Allmänna Gränd–Saltsjöqvarn–Finnboda Hamn–Kvarnholmen–Blockhusudden–Nacka Strand–Lidingö–Frihamnen–Ropsten routes.

    Services are currently disrupted on the Spårväg City tram line 7, with replacement buses running between T-Centralen and Waldemarsudde, but sometimes at irregular times. We recommend setting off in plenty of time. You can find the latest information at

    Traffic disruption May 29 at 9.30-12.00

    On May 29, bus 67 is canceled until 12.00 due to Veteran’s March.

    Traffic disruption June 1, all day

    Large parts of the traffic will be affected all day June 1, due to the Stockholm Marathon. The tram is cancelled, and so is bus 67. The best way to get to Djurgården on this day is on foot or by bicycle, as well as by the boats, which have increased traffic.

    Traffic disruption June 6, at 13.30-20.30

    On National Day, traffic is affected due to the royal motorcade to Skansen. The tram is canceled and so is bus 67. The best way to get to Djurgården this day is by boat or on foot or by bike.

  • Skansen is on Djurgården, in central Stockholm. It’s easy to get here tram, bus or ferry. There are also footpaths and cycle paths all the way, making walking and cycling pleasant ways to get here.

    Address: Djurgårdsslätten 49, 115 21 Stockholm

    Cycling or walking

    Cross Djurgårdsbron Bridge and follow Djurgårdsvägen past the Nordic Museum and Gröna Lund to reach Skansen. The distance from Djurgårdsbron Bridge is 950 metres and takes around 10 minutes, depending on your walking pace.
    There are also cycle paths all the way.

    Bus or tram

    Tram line 7 runs from T-Centralen to Djurgården, and also has plenty of space for pushchairs and wheelchairs.
    The historic tram line 7N runs from Norrmalmstorg to Skansen. The café train runs all the way via Waldemarsudde and Bellmansro.

    Bus 67 runs from Odenplan to Skansen. You can also take bus 69 or 76 to Djurgårdsbron Bridge, and then walk the rest of the way (950 metres).

    For details of bus or tram routes and times, visit SL’s traffic information site


    Ferry line 82 operates on the Slussen–Skeppsholmen–Djurgården route and stops at Allmänna Gränd, 400 metres from Skansen.
    You can find the timetable for Djurgårdsfärjan line 82 here. SL fares apply on the ferry.

    The ferry M/S Emelie runs between Hammarby Sjöstad–Masthamnen (Viking Line terminal)–Djurgården and Nybroplan. The ferry stops at Allmänna Gränd, 400 metres from Skansen.

    For more information, see

    Using your own boat

    There are moorings at the Wasahamnen guest marina. Harbour depth: 2–6 metres. Moorings: Boom, buoy and long side.


    There are not many places to park a car near Skansen. There is parking on Southern Djurgården and in Museiparken, but there are only a limited number of spaces. There are a few disabled parking spaces inside Skansen at the Solliden restaurant (enter via the Solliden Entrance).
    Mobility services and taxis can drive in via the Solliden Entrance to pick up and drop off visitors on Skansenberget. The address for taxis and mobility services to use is Sollidsbacken 9.

    Closure of Djurgårdsvägen

    Please note that Djurgårdsbron Bridge will be closed to cars from 22 April until 30 September on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays between 10:00 and 17:00. This closure applies from the sign at Djurgårdsbron Bridge in the direction onto Djurgården. The closure does not apply to buses, taxis, vehicles with a valid disabled badge or vehicles with a permit.
    For current information on the road closure on Djurgården and existing parking spaces, email the Solliden Entrance or call +46 (0)8 442 81 21.