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, Best option

Below you also find the timetables:

Summer from 23rd of June – 20th of Aug

Autumn from 21st of Aug – 9th of Dec

When traveling from Kastellet, do not forget to turn the semaphore no later than 10 minutes before departure, otherwise the boat will not stop at the pier.

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

A single ticket between Vaxholm and Kastellet costs 57kr. 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:


Via Waxholmsbolagets app you can plan your trip and also see the number of the dock it goes from in 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.