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Transfer Options from Stockholm Västerås Airport to the City

Stockholm-Västerås Airport is located in Hässlö, approximately 5 km east of Västerås city centre and 102 km from Stockholm city centre. 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. A taxi ride usually takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes and costs €160 (1700SEK) on average. Alternatively, the shuttle bus journey takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to the city and a one-way ticket costs €13 (139SEK).

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Comparison of the options

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Taxi €160 75min 24/7
Bus €26 90min

How to get from Västerås Airport to Stockholm City Centre by taxi

Taxis at Västerås airport are usually black with a 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 takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes to Stockholm city 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.


€160 (1700SEK)

Trip Duration

1 hour 15 minutes

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis at Västerås airport are available on a daily basis.

Where do I get it from?

The taxi line at Västerås airport is located just in front of the main airport building. Clear signs and airport staff members can help you locate the taxi ranks or the taxi booking desk.


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 pre-booked 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 accessibility, luxury limos or large family minivans, you may 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 costs. 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 a Flygbussarna shuttle coach. The company operates according to the airport flight schedules, with one to two connections a day. A regular one-way ticket on the coach 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. A one-way adult ticket costs €13 (139 SEK), while a round trip costs €26 (278 SEK). A one-way youth ticket (8-17 years) costs €11 (119 SEK) while a round trip costs €22 (238 SEK).


€13 (139SEK)

Trip Duration

1 hour 30 minutes

There is no waiting time for the Flygbussarna bus at Västerås airport since there are only two connections per day, this corresponding to the flight schedules.

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 outside of the airport building. Tickets can be purchased online, from a ticket machine or directly from the driver. If buying your ticket onboard the bus, the driver can only accept VISA or MasterCards.


Flygbussarna buses from Västerås airport are very time efficient and practical, as their schedule correspond to the flight arrivals and departures. In other words, travellers will never have to wait a bus for more than 5 to 10 minutes. In addition to this, the bus travel time is very similar to a car transfer as there are no stops between the airport and the city centre.

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 traveller is allowed to be carried onto 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.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Same price as a regular taxi from the line


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4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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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?

A regular one-way adult bus ticket costs €13 (139SEK). Tickets can be purchased online, at the airport ticket counter or directly from the bus driver.

How far is 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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