Transfer Options from Stockholm Västerås Airport to City

Stockholm-Västerås Airport is located in Hässlö, approximately 5 km east of Västerås city centre and 102 km from Stockholm city centre. However, despite the distance, it is one of the four international airports serving the city of Stockholm with one or two flights a day. Direct transport is available via taxis or Flygbussarna coaches. Taxi rides usually last around 1 hour and 15 minutes and fares cost €160 (1700SEK) on average. Alternatively, the shuttle bus journey takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to the city and one way tickets cost €13 (139SEK). Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Stockholm at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €160 75min 24/7
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Bus €26 90min

How to get from Västerås Airport to Stockholm city centre by taxi

Taxis at Västerås airport are usually black with yellow labelling indicating the company name, travel rates, and taxi identification logos. Nevertheless, various companies adopt unique patterns to stand out from the competition. Most operators offer transportation at fixed rates, usually around €160 (1700SEK). A Västerås airport taxi will make the trip to Stockholm city in about 1 hour and 15 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Taxi fare from Västerås airport to Stockholm city centre

Similar to other Swedish airports, taxi rates from Västerås airport involve fixed prices to specific destinations, in order to attract tourists and large groups. The most common price range is between €142 (1500SEK) and €160 (1700SEK). Needless to mention, taxi deals are not affected by factors such as tolls, traffic, luggage, etc.


Taxis are undoubtedly the easiest means of transport to the city of Stockholm. Nonetheless, the relatively expensive rates make this option impractical for travellers on a tight budget.

Editor’s Note

If you need help, your prebooked taxi driver can help you carry your luggage from the arrivals hall to your private vehicle.

Useful Tips

For special taxi vehicles, e.g. wheelchair accessible, luxury limos or large family minivans ask for help at the taxi service counter at the airport.
Keep in mind that most taxi companies offer ride sharing options with other travellers to reduce cost. Other exclusive deals are also available for people with pets and large families.

How to get from Västerås airport to Stockholm city centre by bus

The only public transportation option from Västerås airport to Stockholm city is offered by Flygbussarna shuttle coaches. The company operates according to the airport flight schedule, carrying out one to two connections a day. A regular one way ticket for the bus costs €13 (139SEK) and the journey lasts 90 minutes at most.

How much is the bus from Västerås airport to the city centre?

The ticket price to Stockholm is dependent on the travellers age and number of trips. One way adult tickets cost €13 (139 SEK), while round trips cost €26 (278 SEK). One way youth (8-17 years) tickets cost €11 (119 SEK) and round trips cost €22 (238 SEK).


€13 (139SEK)

Trip Duration

1 Hour 30 Min.

Waiting time for the Flygbussarna bus at Västerås airport does not exist, since there are only two connections per day corresponding to the flights.

Value for Money

The Flygbussarna airport bus is available only when there is a scheduled flight to or from Västerås.

Where do I get it from?

The bus station is located just outside of the airport building. Tickets can be purchased online, from a ticket machine or directly from the driver. Tickets from the diver can be purchased through VISA/MasterCard only.


Flygbussarna buses from Västerås airport are very time efficient and practical, due to the flight correspondence system. In other words, travellers will never have to wait a bus for more than 5 to 10 minutes. Last but not least, the bus travel time is very similar to a car transfer, mainly because there are no stops in between.

Editor’s Note

The Flygbussarna ticket desk is open Monday to Sunday from 03:15 – 19:30 and Saturday until 19:00. The ticket counter accepts payment in Swedish crowns only.

Useful Tips

Delicate luggage should be well protected. Since luggage space inside the coach is very limited, only one small piece of hand luggage per traveler is allowed to be carried on the bus.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Stockholm. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Västerås Airport to Stockholm city centre?

The average fixed taxi fare from Västerås Airport to Stockholm is €160 (1700 SEK). Factors, such as the time of the day and traffic do not affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Västerås Airport to Stockholm city centre?

Regular one way bus tickets cost €13 (139SEK) for adults. Tickets can be purchased online, at the airport ticket counter or directly from the bus driver.

How far is it from Västerås Airport to the city centre of Stockholm?

The total distance from Västerås Airport to Stockholm city centre is 103 km. The total trip by car usually takes around 75 minutes.

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