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Directions to City Backpackers Hostel

Upplandsgatan 2a, 11123, Stockholm, Sweden

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Our house is a 19th Century building on the square Norra Bantorget, which you find about 400 meters from the Central Station and Cityterminalen (the main bus terminal). Our street, Upplandsgatan, is the extension of Vasagatan, the main street outside the Central Station. City Backpackers hostel is located in the first building on the right side of Upplandsgatan as you arrive from the Central Station. You can�t miss it!
Address: Upplandsgatan 2A

By train:
When you arrive at the Central Station, take the main exit onto the street Vasagatan. Take left and follow Vasagatan about 400 meters until you reach the square Norra Bantorget. Here Vasagatan changes names to Upplandsgatan. The hostel is in the first builing on your right. On foot it takes less then ten minutes to walk from the Central Station. The buses 69 and 53 both stop at Norra Bantorget, just outside the hostel.

By bus:
The majority of buses stop at Cityterminalen, the main bus station, five minutes walk from City Backpackers. The closest way to the hostel is to take the back door out of the bus terminal, just where the buses drove in. Walk right on Kungsgatan, pass the casino, and then turn left on Vasagatan. From there you can see the big square Norra Bantorget, and that�s where you will find us!

If you walk out of the bus terminal through the main entrance, take the escalators left of the exit at the bridge Klarabergsviadukten. The stairs take you down to the street Vasagatan. Take left and follow Vasagatan to the big square Norra Bantorget, and you will see our big green flag across the square.

By plane:
If you arrive at the airports of Arlanda, Bromma, Skavsta or Vasteras, you take the airport shuttle to Cityterminalen. Just follow the directions given above for guests arriving by bus.
From Arlanda airport you can also choose to take the high speed train, Arlanda Express, to downtown. The train is more expensive than the bus, but it gets you into the city in 20 minutes instead of 40.

By car:
If you arrive from the south of Stockholm on the E4 or E20 highways you take the exit directing you to Fridhemsplan. At Fridhemsplan you turn left onto S:t Eriksgatan. After a few hundred meters you will see a sign on the right hand side saying 'Norra Bantorget'. At the sign turn right onto Fleminggatan. Follow that street until it ends and continue over the bridge onto Kungsgatan. When you come to the crossing Kungsgatan/Vasagatan you turn left and soon you will find yourself at the square Norra Bantorget.
If you arrive by car from the north, follow the signs for S:t Eriksplan. At the square S:t Eriksplan you turn onto Torsgatan, and then follow that street to our square, Norra Bantorget. Parking in the street Upplandsgatan, outside the hostel, is allowed. It costs 15 SEK per hour, but is free at night (except the night after Wednesday, when parking is not allowed at all).

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