There are 6 ways to get from Västerås to Gothenburg by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Västeraas Central to Göteborg Central Regional

$35 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Västerås Centralstation to Kristinehamn station 600
  2. Take the bus from Kristinehamn station to Borås Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Borås Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal 100 / ...

$61 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Västerås to Gothenburg 235.8 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Stockholm Bromma, fly to Gothenburg  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Västeraas Central to Sundbyberg station
  2. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Gothenburg (GOT) BMA - GOT

$77 - $200

Train to Stockholm, fly to Gothenburg  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Västeraas Central to Stockholm Central
  2. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Gothenburg (GOT) ARN - GOT

$59 - $204

Train to Stockholm Bromma, fly to Trollhattan, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Västeraas Central to Sundbyberg station
  2. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Trollhattan (THN) BMA - THN
  3. Take the train from Trollhättan Central to Göteborg Central

$89 - $458

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from Västerås to Gothenburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Västerås to Gothenburg via Kristinehamn station and Borås Centralstation in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Trollhattan
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Västeraas Central to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$60 - $80
2nd Class Refundable
$60 - $85
1st Class Refundable
$85 - $120
Train from Västeraas Central to Sundbyberg station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$20 - $27
2nd Class Refundable
$19 - $27
1st Class Refundable
$26 - $40
Train from Västeraas Central to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $28
2nd Class Refundable
$21 - $29
1st Class Refundable
$28 - $40
Train from Trollhättan Central to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $15
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$16 - $22
2nd Class Refundable
$16 - $22
1st Class Refundable
$21 - $29
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Västerås Centralstation to Kristinehamn station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Bus from Borås Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Västerås Centralstation to Kristinehamn station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
Swebus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Västerås to Kristinehamn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Borås to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BT Buss
Website
resrobot.se
Bus from Kristinehamn station to Borås Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
BT Buss
Vasttrafik
Website
vasttrafik.se
Bus from Borås Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
vasttrafik.se
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Borås Centralstation to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Västerås and Gothenburg is 340 km. The road distance is 377 km.

The cheapest way to get from Västerås to Gothenburg is to train which costs 310 kr - 750 kr and takes 3 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Västerås to Gothenburg is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 310 kr - 750 kr.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Västeraas Central and arriving at Göteborg Central. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Västerås to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Västerås Centralstation and arriving at Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal via Kristinehamn station and Borås Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

The train from Västeraas Central to Göteborg Central takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs every two hours.