Getting here, Gripsholm Castle

Visiting address

Gripsholm, Mariefred

The castle is situated in the town Mariefred by lake Mälaren, approximately 70 km from Stockholm.

Sale of tickets at the palace entrance during regular opening hours.


From Stockholms Central towards Eskilstuna, to station Läggesta (approximately 40 min). Therefrom bus (approximately 4 km to Mariefred).

Times for train and bus:  
SJexternal link, opens in new window (choose menu Trafikinfo (Traffic Info) and Tidtabeller (Route Info)
SJ:s traffic information by telephone +46 771 75 75 75

Alternative from Läggesta:
Taxi Strängnäsexternal link, opens in new window, +46 152 186 00
During spring, summer and autumn an alternative to the bus is the steam engine trainexternal link from Läggesta to Gripsholm Castle, telephone +46 159 210 00

By boat
Regular boat services with steam engine boat S/S Mariefredexternal link, opens in new window in summertime from Stadshuskajen (the City Hall Quay) to Mariefred. For times and fares +46 8 669 88 50

By car
From Stockholm to Mariefred (7 Swedish miles), drive E4 south to Södertälje and from there E20 to Strängnäs. Turnoff nr 139 to Mariefred and Gripsholm Castle. Free car park for visitors to the castle.