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Sweden’s dazzling capital city oozes Scandinavian charm, with colorful medieval architecture, an impressive assortment of museums, and a booming dining scene thrown in as well. Sprawling Stockholm doesn’t have all of its attractions in the same place, so rent a car through Orbitz to drive between the different neighborhoods of the city.

Renting a car in Stockholm: What you need to know

Renting a car in Stockholm can be a hassle-free experience and can lead to a lot of fun, making it easy to explore the whole of the city. Keep things as simple as possible by reading our guide to driving in the city.

Which car rental companies operate in Stockholm?

As a major European capital, Stockholm is well equipped with car rental companies. Search through Orbitz to compare the prices and cars of rental providers such as Sixt, Europcar, Hertz, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Dollar and more.

Where can I pick up my rental car in Stockholm?

Stockholm’s two airports have a number of car rental outlets, but you can also pick up your vehicle in the city center. Look in the Vasastan neighborhood to find a number of options.

What is the minimum age for renting a car in Stockholm?

Swedish law states that you must be at least 18 to rent a car in Stockholm. Some companies will set higher age limits or add surcharges for drivers younger than 25.

Do I need an International Driving Permit in Stockholm?

If your driving license is in English or Swedish then you do not need to bring an IDP to Stockholm with you. Simply bring your valid driver’s license and your credit card to pick up your rental car.

Should I book my rental car in advance?

Stockholm can be a popular destination, so booking in advance allows you a wider choice of vehicles and prices, and ensures there will be something available when you arrive here.

Explore Stockholm: Three unmissable neighborhoods

If your time in the endlessly fascinating city of Stockholm is limited, you need to know where to go. Hop in your rental car and drive to these three enchanting neighborhoods.

Gamla Stan

The sightseeing center of Stockholm lies on the peninsula known as Gamla Stan, in the very heart of the city. Here’s where you’ll find colorful townhouse façades, the spectacular Royal Palace, and Sweden’s parliament buildings. The Nobel Museum is a fascinating stop for anyone interested in the prize given to the world’s great thinkers.


The area just below Gamla Stan is densely populated, colorful and exciting. Prepare to get wonderfully lost in this maze of streets, which is all part of the fun. The eastern half of the island, Katarina-Sofia, is home to the State Museum, a photography gallery, and a number of scenic churches. Hornstull, on the western edge of Södermalm, is known for its vintage shops and modern nightlife.


Entertainment and escapism awaits on the island of Djurgården, a parkland with great views of the city center. Come here with the family to enjoy the zoo and museum of Skansen, or to learn about children’s literature in the Junibacken Museum. There’s also an attraction dedicated to ABBA, an amusement park, and the royal home of Prince Eugen.