27th February - 2nd March, 2014
Quality Hotel Winn Haninge in Stockholm, Sweden
A steampunk murder mystery

Travel Information

Address of the Hotel/Venue

Quality Hotel Winn Haninge
Rudsjoterassen 3
SE 136 40  Handen
Sweden / Sverige

Latitude: 59.166046 Longitude: 18.13522

By Car

From Arlanda Airport or from the north, take E4 south towards Stockholm. Exit on to Route 73 south towards Nynäshamn, exit Haninge Center. The hotel is on the right after passing the shopping center. From central Stockholm, take Route 73 south, exit Haninge Center.

From Södertalje and the south, take E4/E20 north towards Stockholm, exit on to Route 73, exit Haninge Center.

By Train

Stockholm - as the major city in Sweden - offers rail connections all over the country. There are also several trains running direct connections from Copenhagen and Oslo every day. From Stockholm Central Station, take the commuter train going towards Nynäshamn / Västerhaninge (J35). Get off the train at "Handen" and you can see the hotel directly beside you. Take either of the two exits at the end of the platform and walk around the building of the hotel. The entrance is from the side facing away from the train tracks.
Long distance trains:
Commuter trains: - also metro and buses - look for SL Center or Pressbyrån for tickets.

By Plane

Stockholm is mainly served by three airports: Stockholm Arlanda [ARN] (the main international airport north of the city), Stockholm Bromma [BMA] (closer to the center and mainly serving destinations in Scandinavia) and Stockholm Skavsta [NYO] (low cost carrier - think Ryanair). Momondo lists airplane connections to Sweden.

From Arlanda there are SL commuter trains (see above) to Stockholm Central Station (Stockholm C). Note that you will need to switch trains to get to Handen, but it's possible and recommended to buy a single ticket at the airport for the whole journey. Ask for directions for and tickets to Handen at the Arlanda Central desk in SkyCity between terminals 4 and 5. Conveniently, the train from Arlanda to Stockholm C usually stops at the same platform as the train from Stockholm C towards Handen. Arlanda is also served by both Arlanda Express trains and airport buses to Stockholm C.

Bromma is served by SL buses (see above) and airport buses to Stockholm C. For SL tickets, look for Pressbyrån shops with the SL sign, these need to be bought before boarding the bus. Consider buying a ticket for the whole journey to Handen.

Skavsta is served by SJ trains (see above) and airport buses.

By Taxi

Please note that taxi prices in Sweden are unregulated, so to avoid nasty surprises make sure you know the approximate price of the journey before getting into the car. Taxis are required to post their rates for a 15 minute journey clearly, so look for the yellow signs in the car's rear side window. The maximum rate should absolutely not be higher than 400 kr. If there's a queue of taxis waiting for customers you do not have to take the first car in line, you can look for a cheaper one. Visit Stockholm has more information.

By Bus

Various companies such as Swebus and bus4you offer long-distance bus services to Stockholm from different cities in Sweden as well as from other cities in Europe. The main bus terminal right next to Stockholm Central Station (see above).

By Boat

Being a city close to the Baltic sea you can also come by boat. Stockholm offers ferry connections to Helsinki, Mariehamn, Turku, Tallin, Riga and St.Peterburg. From the different ferry terminals take public transportation to the main station (Centralen) and then follow instructions as per "by train" above.
There are also ferries from Ventspils and Gdansk that takes you to Nynäshamn. From Nynäshamn, then please follow instructions as per "by car" above, or if you come without a car just take the commuter train directly from Nynäshamn to Handen.

Author: Trax