A voice for newcomers in Sweden

The words and phrases that will help you survive your commute in Sweden

A crowded station can be stressful even when you do understand the language. File photo: Ulf Lundin/imagebank.sweden.se

Published: 08.May.2019 17:16 hrs

Commuting to work is hardly the most joyful of experiences whatever the scenario, but when your train hasn't shown up and the tannoy announcements are in a language you don't speak, it can go from mild annoyance to major frustration. Sadly we can't put a stop to delays or cancellations, but this vocabulary guide should save you time and panic when using public transport in Sweden.

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Types of transport

Firstly, it's key to be aware that the types of public transport in Sweden vary from city to city, and may be different to what you're used to in your home country.

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