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Stockholm connection question.
I will be traveling form [URL=’https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g189541-Copenhagen_Zealand-Vacations.html’]Copenhagen[/URL] to Chicago with a stop in [URL=’https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g189852-Stockholm-Vacations.html’]Stockholm[/URL] to switch planes. First flight is Copenhagen to Stockholm. There we change planes and next flight is Stockholm to Chicago. I only have 1 hour and ten minutes to make the Stockholm to Chicago flight. I am thinking this will be enough time. Since [URL=’https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g189806-Sweden-Vacations.html’]Sweden[/URL] is a schengen country and so is [URL=’https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g189512-Denmark-Vacations.html’]Denmark[/URL] does that mean I don’t have to go through passport control or customs once I arrive in Stockholm and can just proceed to my next flight? Any comments appreciated. All flights are on SAS. Thanks. Bill.
You are correct. It should be just like changing planes in the US on a domestic flight.
You will have to pass thru exit immigration at Stockholm before your flight to Chicago, as Stockholm would be your Schengen area point of exit. I havent been to Stockholm airport before, but i dont remember any particularly long wait times at exit immigration at European airports.
SAS uses Terminal 5 at Arlanda airport in Stockholm. It’s a small terminal, Schengen flights usually land and depart from gates 1-20; non-schenken flights depart from the F gates, Immigration is quick, from the furthest Schengen gate to the F gates is about 10 minutes “quick” walk. My advise is to just go to the next gate directly going into shops/restaurants/bars in the Schengen area. Please note that the non-schengen F gates area only has 2-3 eateries, and 1-2 tax free shops. The shops and most restaurants are in the Main terminal (Schengen gates).