Taking a Taxi

Taking a taxi, DIS Stockholm

Taxis are reliable and quick to access in Sweden, however, they can be expensive in Stockholm. Stockholm taxis start at 60 SEK and the price rapidly increases as you travel.

Tip and Tricks of Taking a Taxi

  • There are a few ways to get a taxi: You can hail one in the street as long as the top sign light is on, or approach one of the taxi stands throughout the city.
  • Various apps allow you to book and pay for a taxi on your smartphone. We recommend you download this app to find information on available taxis and booking: Taxi Sthlm
  • Use caution when selecting a taxi; only get in official taxis that are clearly marked and licensed.
  • You do not need to tip taxi drivers in Stockholm!

Taxi Safety

Only use officially marked taxis. Uber is very new in Sweden and at the moment its legal status is debated. If you would like to use an app to request a taxi or car, we recommend you use the ones suggested above.

As always, use street smarts when getting yourself from point A to point B.