Stora Essingen

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Stora Essingen during winter
The bridges connecting Stora Essingen and Lilla Essingen

Stora Essingen is an island and a district in the Kungsholmen borough in Stockholm, Sweden. The Essingeleden motorway, part of European route E4, passes along a section of the eastern shore. The Tvärbanan light rail passes near the eastern shore and has one stop on the island.

Bridges of Stora Essingen:

  • From Lilla Essingen
    • Essingebron, two parallel bridges, one for the motorway, another for local road traffic
  • From the mainland, southeast:
    • Gröndalsbron, two parallel bridges, one for the motorway, another for the light rail line
  • From the mainland, northwest:
    • Alviksbron, for the light rail, pedestrians, and bicycles

Coordinates: 59°19′16″N 17°59′20″E / 59.32111°N 17.98889°E / 59.32111; 17.98889