Boats to the Castle

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

Cable Ferry

From 16th of May to 13th of September 2020 a Cable Ferry traffic between Vaxhom and Kastellet 4 times every hour, if you make your reservation via our website, the cable ferry is included, more information about this in your booking confirmation.

16 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 13
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.

The low season is between September 16, 2019 and May 7, 2020.

Below are current timetables between Vaxholm and the Citadel, Kastellet:

A single ticket between Vaxholm and Kastellet costs 47kr. For longer stays we recommend to buy a 5 day cards. (Hiking Card)

Taxi Boat

You can also go by water taxi at any time at day, 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.