Boats to the Castle

To get to the Citadel from Vaxholm require a shorter boat ride in about 2 minutes.

Cable Ferry

From 12th of May to 12th of September 2021 a Cable Ferry traffic between Vaxhom and Kastellet 4 times every hour.

12 May - 31 May
Mon - Thu 10:00-17:45, Fri - Sun 10:00-21:45
June 1 - Aug 31
Mon - Sun 10:00-21:45
Sep 1 - Sep 12
Mon - Thu 10:00-17:45, Fri - Sun 10:00-21:45

Regular Ferrys by Waxholmsbolaget

You can easily plan your trip through Waxholmsbolagets travel planner:


During the off-season you can travel with Waxholmsbolaget with SL’s period tickets valid for 30 days or longer.

A single ticket between Vaxholm and Kastellet costs 57kr. For longer stays we recommend to buy a 5 day cards. (Hiking Card)

Taxi Boat

You can also go by water taxi, for bookning call Kronuddens Taxi, +46 (8) 541 305 35.

300kr (when bookning more than 6 persons, 50kr/person)
450kr (when bookning more than 6 persons, 75kr/person, pre-book before 22:00)

Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.


There are also other taxi companies that drive sporadically in the area at other times, e.g.

Waxholms Water Taxi, 070-600 61 00

Resarö Sjötaxi, 070-916 94 17

All boat taxi companies are external companies and we can not guarantee that these can run at short notice, so you as a guest must ensure your trip to and from Kastellet in good time.