1-day and 3-day tickets
1-day and 3-day tickets are period tickets you can use for unlimited travel within the area stated on the ticket for 24 hours with a 1-day ticket and for 72 hours with a 3-day ticket.
1-day and 3-day tickets on a Västtrafikkort become valid when they are used for the first time, but no later than 90 days after purchase, otherwise they expire. Unactivated 1-day and 3-day tickets can be exchanged within 90 days of purchase.
1-day and 3-day paper tickets become valid at the time of purchase and cannot be exchanged.
5-trip cards are no longer offered as part of our range, but existing cards can be used for up to 500 days from the date of purchase.
School cards are owned by the school, are personal to the holder and their validity varies depending on the municipality.
School cards are not valid for travel with Ronden. The Kungsbacka school card is not valid for travel with Öresundståg trains.
The accompanying passenger offer does not apply to school cards, nor can they be used as part payment for travel with SJ and Tågab.
If you lose your school card, you should contact your school office, which will block your card and order a replacement card.
If you are going to primary or lower secondary school and you leave your school card at home, you can still travel to school. At school, you should ask the school office for a “ticket for the trip home”.
If you go to secondary school and you leave your school card at home, you must pay for your journeys to and from school yourself.
If your school card is not working, you should ask the transport staff for help. If there is a problem with the card you will be given a temporary ticket. You should show this ticket to the school office, which will order a new card and give you a “Temporary school card” which you can use until the new card arrives.
Leisure 100 days
Leisure 100 days is a period ticket for youths. It is valid for 100 days for unlimited travel with Västtrafik on weekdays between 2 pm and 4 am and all day long at weekends and during school holidays.
The ticket must be activated within 180 days of purchase. It must be activated before the youth reaches the age of 20 and can then be used for the full 100 days.
Västtrafik’s certificate card is available to anyone with a “benefit claimant certificate” from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency. The card allows you to travel using Västtrafik’s youth period tickets, whatever your age. This offer does not include other tickets, such as pay-as-you-go.
The certificate card is usually valid for three years but this may vary depending on your certificate from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency. The card acts only as a certificate and cannot be loaded with a ticket.
Your certificate card is personal to you and the expiry date and your name are printed on the back. At a ticket inspection, you must be able to show a valid ticket, your certificate card and valid ID corresponding to the name on the card.
Gothenburg Extension is a termly period card for youths that is valid for unlimited travel with Västtrafik within Gothenburg municipality on weekdays between 2 pm and 4 am and all day long at weekends and during school holidays.
The Chalmers card is a Västtrafikkort with a Chalmers top-up. The card is available only to staff and students studying at least part time (15 credits per semester) at Chalmers University of Technology.
A Chalmers top-up is a termly period ticket that is valid all day long on lines 16, 16X and 55. Employees are only permitted to use the card for travel on business. Your Chalmers top-up is personal to you and you must write your name on the back of the card at the time of purchase. At a ticket inspection, you must be able to show ID as well as evidence that you work or study at Chalmers University of Technology.
This top-up is not eligible for Västtrafik’s accompanying passenger offer. A refund is only provided if you are entitled to one under the Swedish Act on the Rights of Public Transport Passengers.
If your studies or your employment end, you are no longer entitled to travel using the Chalmers top-up. If you have pay-as-you-go or another Västtrafik product on your Chalmers card, you can continue to travel using this product.
Senior citizens card
Several municipal authorities offer their senior citizens registered in the population register free travel within their municipal zone with Västtrafik’s senior citizens card. The terms and conditions vary depending on the municipality.
The senior citizens account on the card is personal to you and you must be able to show ID at a ticket inspection. You can load other Västtrafik products onto the senior citizens card (such as pay-as-you-go). If the ticket is not a personal ticket, you can let someone else use it for travel.
Archipelago ferry services
Separate fares apply on some archipelago ferry services.
Göteborg City Card
The Göteborg City Card is a personal card that, among other things, allows unlimited travel on Västtrafik’s vehicles in Gothenburg and in a number of neighbouring municipalities. For more information, visit www.goteborg.com.
Trial travel pass
The Trial travel pass is a Västtrafikkort with a period ticket that is valid for unlimited travel within a specified area and for a specified period. The Trial travel pass is personal to the holder and must not be resold.
Trial travel passes are not available for purchase and are provided by Västtrafik for marketing purposes.