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STOCKHOLM: BY AIR
From the UK: carriers include British Airways, SAS, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair.
Within Europe: try Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Air France, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Vueling and TAP Portugal.
From the USA: Delta, SAS and Norwegian Air Shuttle.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Stockholm's metro system, the T-bana, is quick and convenient. The city also has a good bus network, and a tram which runs from Norrmalm to Djurgården.
BY BOAT: There's a comprehensive network of ferries in and around the city. Perhaps the most useful for tourists is the Djurgårdsfärjan service between Slussen, Skeppsholmen and Djurgården. See Stromma Skargard and Waxholmsbolaget for details of other routes.
ON FOOT: Stockholm’s main islands are easy to stroll between. For the best views, head north from Slussen along the eastern side of Gamla Stan, then along Strandvägen to leafy Djurgården.