Americans don’t need a visa to enter Sweden; some nationalities will need a Schengen visa, good for 90 days.
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There is a good choice of flights to Sweden from most of the major cities in Europe. Trains also head here, many using Hamburg as a gateway to Scandinavia. Long distance buses also make the trip with connections from the UK via the Channel Tunnel. Flights, tours and rail tickets can be booked online at www.lonelyplanet.com/bookings.
The best price found from United States to Sweden is on October 9th, 2018, travelling with WOW air. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.
Transport in Sweden is reliable and easy to navigate. Roads are generally in good repair, and buses and trains are comfortable, with plenty of services on board and in stations. There's a good trip planner at https://reseplanerare.resrobot.se.
Car Expensive but great if you want to explore smaller roads and remote places; especially ideal for camping and outdoor activities.
Bus More thorough coverage than the train network, and often equally quick and cheap (if not more so).
Train Affordable and extensive; speed depends on whether the route is local, regional or express.