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.

Cable Ferry

From 23 of Jun to 31 Aug 2022 a Cable Ferry traffic between Vaxhom and Kastellet, see below dates and times.

The price is 90kr both ways.

14 aug - 31 Aug
$Fri - Sat 10:00-18:00, 19:00, 20:00, Sun 10:00-17:00

Regular Ferrys by Waxholmsbolaget

You can easily plan your trip through Waxholmsbolagets travel planner:


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.

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

Kronuddens Taxi, +46 (8) 541 305 35

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.