Boats to the Castle

To get to the Citadel from Vaxholm require a shorter boat ride in about 2 minutes. We recommend all guests who want to avoid costs for boats to have dinner in Vaxholm before you go over to Kastellet.

Regular Ferrys by Waxholmsbolaget, Hole year

Waxholmsbolaget departs from Pier/Dock 1-9, we recommend that you as a guest download Waxholmsbolaget’s app, you can then easily see the name of the boat and from which Pier/Dock the various boats leave.

For questions regarding ferries with Waxhlmsbolaget, you can call 08-600 10 00.

A single ticket between Vaxholm and Kastellet costs 61kr. For longer stays we recommend to buy a 5 day cards. (Hiking Card)

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

You can easily plan your trip through Waxholmsbolagets travel planner:


Pol Tours, during high season

During the summer of 2024, you who live at Kastellet can ride a solar-powered electric boat with POL Tours at a discounted price.

One way

B&B price Adult SEK 40

B&B price Children 7-15 years SEK 20

Both ways

B&B price Adult SEK 70, Regular price SEK 110

B&B price Children 7-15 years SEK 40, Regular price SEK 65

The boat departs according to the timetable from Vaxholm’s guest harbor outside Systembolaget and the return trip departs from Kastellet’s guest harbor approximately 8 minutes after departure from Vaxholm.


Taxi Boat

Waxholms Water Taxi, +46 70-600 61 00

Resarö Sjötaxi, +46 70-916 94 17

Kronuddens Taxi, +46 (8) 541 305 35, only pre booking for goups

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.