Business trip to Sweden – A checklist

Are you planning a business trip to Sweden? Then this checklist is for you. We list a number of resources that help you prepare for your business trip to Scandinavia’s strongest economy.

Passport and visa

Swedish embassies worldwide

Swedish Customs

International airports

Airport hotels

Private airport transfer Stockholm Arlanda

Stockholm ARN Airport: Private 1-Way or Round-Trip Transfer

Public transportation


Car rental

Driving in Sweden is relatively easy and stress-free. If you want to rent a car at one of the major airports, in central Stockholm or in central Gothenburg, you can do so through our partner Rentalcars.

Travelling in Sweden: train connections and train tickets

Business culture

Business Sweden, the Swedish Trade & Invest Council

What is now called “Business Sweden” used to be “Exportrådet – The Swedish Trade Council” until the end of 2012.

International dialling code

Sweden has 0046 or +46.

Electrical outlets

In Sweden we have 230 volts and we use the Europlug (two round prongs). This plug is exactly the same as in Germany, for example. Newer outlets in Sweden often have USB ports built in. You will also find USB ports on trains and buses, at airports and train stations.

General travel information

Read our article Good to know when travelling to Sweden

  Hotels in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Here you can book your hotel room in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. The accommodations also include affordable options such as hostels and B&Bs, but also all kinds of luxury hotels. In cooperation with – Book now:

Articles for the business traveller

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