Car Hire in Stockholm, Sweden

Car Hire in Stockholm, Sweden


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Rent a car in Stockholm with Europcar

Stockholm, also sometimes known as ‘The Venice of the north.’ is made up of fourteen islands connected by around 50 bridges on Lake Mälaren. The elegance and of the Swedish capital is unmatched by almost all cities the world over. The city’s sense of style, creativity and grace has made it a hotspot for travellers. Stockholm prides itself in being open to lovers, haters and hesitaters, so don’t worry, we’re all welcome! Stockholm literally has something for everyone: the big and the small, the culture and the nature, the history and the tech savvy. It is both worldly and homely, simple and stylish, modern and historic. There are dozens of highlights there and you must spend at least a week exploring Stockholm and its surroundings. Europcar guides you on your adventure.

Take a tour of Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s old town. Stunning waterfront views and the Royal palace of Stockholm can both be found here. The palace itself is an actual royal residence as well as a workplace and historical monument. Its baroque style has many intriguing features. These include the Karl XI Gallery and the Swedish counterpart of Versailles’ Hall of Mirrors. Then, head to the Historiska Museet and discover the Swedish historical collection with art from the Iron Age till present times. The multimedia installation on the Vikings is a real highlight.

The Europcar rental experience in Stockholm

There are 15 Europcar rental stations in and around Stockholm to pick up your vehicle from. These include, but are not limited to, Stockholm Skavsta Airport, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Stockholm, the Stockholm Bromma airport, in the western part of Stockholm, and one in Stockholm city on Ostra Jarnvagsgatan.

Europcar provides you with a wide range of new and comfortable vehicles tailored to your needs. From small cars to family vans, you have great options for your rental car. Our staff will welcome you and answer any question you may have.

Driving in Stockholm

Some say that it is slightly easier to drive in Stockholm than other major European capitals. Don’t forget to always turn your headlights on at all times and to give priority to buses and pedestrians!

There is a congestion charge inside Stockholm that only applies to Swedish-registered vehicles on week days.

Stockholm has both parking garages and street parking regulated by parking machines.

Discover Stockholm and the surrounding area by car

Sweden’s capital is full of beautiful woodland, waterfronts and heritage, it is a must see for any visitor. Just 50km north of Stockholm, you will find Sigtuna, Sweden’s first town and major tourist destination. Founded during the Viking age, located on the shores of Lake Mälaren. The island’s rich Viking history can be seen enshrined within the medieval churches and ruins of a time long passed. Walk along the small streets with its wooden houses and its handicraft shops. This destination offers you a picturesque postcard of Sweden to keep engraved in your memory. If you drive about 30 km west of Stockholm, you can reach Birka, on Björkö island. This Viking city is another of Sweden’s oldest towns. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1993 and attracts travellers from all corners of the world. Take a guided tour to explore its archaeological remains or hop on a boat tour departing nearby the City Hall.

Delivery and Collect

Why would you want to spend an hour travelling across town to pick up a hire car when time is precious?

Deliver & Collect gives you the ultimate convenience of having the car come to you - giving you time to finish preparations, have a cuppa' or wrangle the kids before setting off. Whether you choose a car or a van, you will get it delivered to you and collected at a time that suits you. An easy way to start your journey carefree! Don’t forget that to benefit from this service, you will need to provide an address in Sweden.

Saltsjöbaden - ‘the Salt Sea baths’

If you just want to relax or play golf or tennis, head to Saltsjöbaden (literally ‘the Salt Sea baths’), a small town located on the Baltic sea coast, only 20 km southeast of Stockholm. Between the grand hotel, the yacht marina, and the golf and tennis courses, you will find all the ingredients you need to chill by the sea side. Lounge by the shore, breathe the healthy sea breeze or jump into the Friluftsbad, Saltsjöbaden’s well-known open-air bath in Nacka, one of Scandinavia’s most beautiful outdoor bathing pools.

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Car hire at Stockholm is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at Stockholm for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: Stockholm. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at Stockholm with certified commitments.