The Norra båtlinjen boat line - Norrtälje, Håknäs, Gräddö, Lidö, Arholma.


Norra båtlinjen is a boat line that departs from Norrtälje Hamn (harbour) to the islands Lidö, Björkö and Arholma, Wednesday - Sunday 5th of July until 6th of August. 

Timetable and fares 
Norra båtlinjen is serviced by the boat Rex, Wednesday - Sunday, 5th of July until 6th of August. The timetable is found on Waxholmsbolagets Table 27A and 27B. You will also be able to plan your trip via SL's and Waxholmsbolagets journey planner.

10.00 Depature Norrtälje Hamn

10.50 Arrival/depature Håknäs

11.00 Arrival/depature Gräddö

11.20 Arrival/depature Lidö*

12.10 Arrival Arholma 


15.00 Depature Arholma 

15.50 Arrival/depature Lidö*

16.00 Arrival/depature Gräddö

16.20 Arrival/depature Håknäs

17.10 Arrival Norrtälje Hamn 

* =  if you get on the boat at Lidö you need to call the transport service in andvance and order the pick up no later than 30 minutes before departure. Tel +46 (0) 8 - 686 24 64. 

Payment is made on board, according to Waxholmsbolagets regular fare. The boat has 148 seats and no reservation is needed.

Don't forget to pull up the semaphore sign on the dock. 

See more? 
In addition to Lidö, Björkö and Arholma it's possible to go on a day trip to Fejan if you change at Lidö. If you wish to go island hopping you can spend the night at Lidö or Arholma and the next day go by other boat lines, such as Nord-Sydlinjen that goes all the way south to Nynäshamn. Contact Visit Roslagen for suggestions on activities and accommodation on other islands.

Public transportation


Please observe that you have to call +46 (0) 8 - 686 24 64 and order the boat to stop at Lidö dock 30 minutes before arrival the latest. 

Waxholmsbolaget Customer Service: 

If you have any questions regarding the boat traffic and/or prices, you are welcome to contact customer service on +46 (0)8-600 10 00 or send an email to

Accomodation and activities:

Please contact Visit Roslagen for help with and ideas regarding accomodation and activities: +46 (0)767-650 660, 


Bus 676 from Tekniska Högskolan in Stockholm to Norrtälje bus station, from here you walk approx. 700 meter to the harbour Norrtälje hamn.