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
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.
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.
|Adults||159 SEK||285 SEK|
|Youth, 8 up to 17 years||135 SEK||245 SEK|
Tours and transport
Stockholm: Old Town, Djurgården Island & Vasa Museum
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