Transportation to and from Stockholm Västerås Airport


What is the distance from Stockholm Västerås Airport to the centre of Västerås and Stockholm?

Contrary to what the name of the airport suggests, Stockholm is not near the airport. The distance from the airport to the centre of Stockholm is 104 kilometres / 64.6 miles, by car it takes about 1 hour and 10 minutes to cover the distance. Västerås is closer, the centre of the city can be reached in 10 to 15 minutes (7 kilometres / 4.3 miles).

From VST Airport to Stockholm City centre by Car
104 km

Public transport

Bus to Västerås and train to Stockholm

Västerås is easy to reach with the pink bus number 3. The bus leaves every 10 to 15 minutes from the airport to ‘Erikslund västra’ west of Västerås. Travel time from the airport (Flygplatsen) to the bus and train station (Bussterminal / Centralen) is 15 minutes, you can reach the centre of the city (Stora Gatan) in 18 minutes.

A ticket costs 26 SEK and can be purchased from the bus driver, people younger than 20 and older than 65 years pay only 12 SEK. At Västerås Central Station you can take the regional train (SJ Regional) to Stockholm. During peak hours the train runs twice an hour, outside these hours it runs every 60 minutes.

A train ride from Västerås to Stockholm takes 55 minutes. You can buy an inclusive bus and train ticket for 100 SEK, the best value fares are available online through the website of the Swedish Railways. Please consult timetable bus number 3 and website Swedish Railways for more information.

Bus services

Flygbussarna to Stockholm

There is also a direct connection between Stockholm Västerås Airport and Stockholm, operated by Flygbussarna. The bus starts and terminates right in front of the terminal. The stop in Stockholm can be found at Cityterminalen, the main bus station in Stockholm. Bus times coincide with flight arrivals and departures of Ryanair, WOW Air and other airlines, so you can be sure there will be a bus available anytime of the day. The trip to Stockholm takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Flygbussarna tickets – BUY TICKETS
Tickets are available inside the airport and Cityterminalen, from the bus driver (by debit or credit card) and online through the website. The last option is the most economical, you can benefit from discounts if you buy one or more tickets online. Please consult website and timetable Flygbussarna for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 159 SEK 285 SEK
Youth, 8 up to 17 years 135 SEK 245 SEK


Stockholm Red Hop-on Hop-off Boat Tour Ticket

SEK 242

Experience the beauty of Stockholm by sea! With your ticket you can hop off and back on the tour boat at any of its stops as often as you like. You’ll see the Royal Palace, the Vasa Museum, Old Town, and many other highlights.

Stockholm: Red Sightseeing Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus

SEK 352

Discover the beautiful city of Stockholm at your own pace with a 24-hour ticket to the open-air double-decker bus. Hop on and off as much as you like at any of the 20 conveniently located stops around the city.

ABBA The Museum: Entrance Ticket

SEK 250

ABBA The Museum is no ordinary museum. Here you will get to walk in the footsteps of ABBA, the world’s most successful pop group, and become the 5th member.


Stockholm Archipelago Cruise with Guide

SEK 305

Climb aboard a classic archipelago ship and cruise the waterways of Stockholm on a 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. Experience the untouched nature of the city's unique archipelago.

Wildlife Safari in Stockholm

Take a trip into rural Sweden as the sun sets and see moose, wild boar, and roe deer just 20 minutes from Stockholm city center. You’ll enjoy a short hike in the forest as well as a traditional Swedish midsummer meal on this unique 4-hour excursion.

Kayaking Day in the Archipelago

Embark on a day-long kayak trip to explore the Stockholm Archipelago. You’ll paddle at an easy tempo with your guide among thousands of uninhabited islands, discover the area’s wildlife, and enjoy a tasty lunch in the wilderness.

Tours and transport

Stockholm: 2-Hour Under the Bridges Boat Tour

SEK 320

Admire the top sights of Stockholm from the water on a cruise that takes you under bridges and by the city’s main landmarks. Enjoy recorded commentary in your choice of 10 languages as you sail on both the Baltic Sea and the Lake Mälaren.

Stockholm Old Town Walking Tour

SEK 200

Experience early life in Stockholm on this exciting walking tour of the historic Old Town. Listen to colorful stories and legends as you pass historic landmarks and regal palaces.

Stockholm: Old Town, Djurgården Island & Vasa Museum

SEK 570

Discover why Stockholm is famed for its historic charm and natural beauty on a tour of its must-see sights. Explore the Old Town and enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Vasa Museum. If you like, take the ferry over to beautiful island of Djurgården.


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