What is Sweden's Currency?
kr (krona, pl. kronor)
20 kr, 50 kr, 100 kr, 200 kr, 500 kr, 1000 kr
1 kr, 2 kr, 5 kr, 10 kr
The krona has been Sweden’s currency for nearly 150 years. Each krona consists of 100 öre, however there are no longer any coins or notes in any denominations of öre – the smallest value you will find in legal tender is 1 krona.
Tipping in restaurants is not as expected in Sweden as it is in other European countries, so don’t worry about leaving a tip unless your service was exceptional, in which case 5-10% is customary. In bars and taxis, the typical approach is one of ‘keep the change’.
The five main banknotes are for 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000 krona bills. The people portrayed on the 2015 versions of the bills include Greta Garbo (100), Ingmar Bergman (200) and Birgit Nilsson (500).
What to spend your krona on:
One-day travel card in Stockholm
A traditional Swedish breakfast
(crisp breads, yoghurts, hard cheeses)
Entrance fee to the Royal Palace
A 10km taxi ride in Stockholm
Sea kayaking in the Southern
Must-sees in Sweden
Buying Swedish Krona Online is Easy
Order Swedish krona online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store or at the airport before you fly.
- 1. Click the ‘Buy Now’ button below
And tell us how much you need for your trip in Cash or Travel Card.
- 2. Choose where to get it
Collect your currency from over 3,600 locations.
- 3. Pay online
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* Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.
** The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.
*** Business days. Some stores open 7 days. The next available date will be displayed when ordering.
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