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There are 3 ways to get from Stockholm to Västerås by train, bus or car

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation SJ Regionaltåg / ...

$13 - $28

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Västerås Centralstation 600 / ...

$6 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Västerås 66.3 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Västerås is to bus which costs 50 kr - 90 kr and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Västerås is to train which costs 110 kr - 250 kr and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Västerås Centralstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stockholm Centralstation station and arriving at Västerås Centralstation station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Västerås is 91 km. The road distance is 106 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Västerås without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs 110 kr - 250 kr.

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The train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Stockholm to Västerås bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Stockholm to Västerås train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Västerås is to train which takes 57 min and costs 110 kr - 250 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50 kr - 90 kr and takes 1 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Västerås, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Stockholm to Västerås hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $28 and the journey takes 57 min. Tågab also services this route once a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stockholm to Västerås every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Bus4You also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $19
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$20 - $27
2nd Class Refundable
$20 - $28
1st Class Refundable
$27 - $40
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
Tågab
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Västerås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you

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Stockholm to Västerås bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Västerås Centralstation.

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Stockholm to Västerås train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Västerås Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Västerås is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Stockholm to Västerås.

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