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Södertälje, nicknamed Tälje or Telge, is a city in Sweden in Stockholm County, 30 km to the southwest of Stockholm. While 65,000 people live in the city, the municipality, Södertälje kommun, has 93,000 inhabitants in total. This article also covers the nearby Nykvarn municipality.


Södertälje is built around a canal. Today the city is mainly known for the significant Assyrian/Syrian diaspora, most of them originating from Iraq, and for the Scania truck factory.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Stockholm-Arlanda or Stockholm-Skavsta Airport.

By train[edit]

Södertälje has four train stations, three of which (Södertälje centrum, Södertälje hamn, and Östertälje) are only used for Pendeltåget commuter traffic. The Södertälje center station is next to the city centre, Maren, and Södertälje city hall.

Long-distance trains to Gothenburg and Malmö, as well as regional trains, call at Södertälje Syd. The station is located on a bridge across an ocean bay, 50 metres above sea level, with a spectacular view of the city.

Commuter trains, pendeltåg, carry on to Södertälje Centrum.

By car[edit]

European roads E4 and E20 converge at Södertälje.

By bus[edit]

SL buses from Stockholm[edit]

Bus 748 (Liljeholmen-Kungens kurva-)Fittja-Södertälje: 30 minutes interval except rush hours and off hours

Bus 749 Liljeholmen-Södertälje: Express bus, rush hours only.

By boat[edit]

The steamboat S/S Ejderen goes to Stockholm and Mariefred a few times a year.

Get around[edit]



  • Tom Tits Experiment
  • Torekällberget ("Södertälje Skansen")
  • Syrianska FC


  • Royal Institute of Technology, KTH



The Syrian population has made an impact on the Södertälje cuisine, making Middle Eastern food available across the city.





137:an Old McLovis (nära Storgatan) (nära Maren) Hamnkrogen, Södertälje gästhamn Katta och Rilles rock pub, Södertälje hamn Glashyttans värdshus, Södertälje syd


Stay safe[edit]

Stay healthy[edit]



Go next[edit]

Routes through Södertälje
HelsingborgNyköping  SW Tabliczka E4.svg NE  SödertörnStockholm
GothenburgSträngnäs  W Tabliczka E20.svg E  merges with Tabliczka E4.svg

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