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It is easy to use public transport in Västerås. There are also 37 miles of cycle paths, and Västerås is one of Sweden’s best cities for cycling in.

From the centre it is easy to take a train or long-distance bus to anywhere in the country, and Västerås airport is just a few minutes’ drive from the centre. Close connections with trains and buses make it easy to both study and work in other cities throughout the Västmanland county and Mälardalen region.

For buying traffic card and information about public transport, please visit the Västmanland Länstrafik’s (VL) website.