Getting there & away
Long-distance buses, which leave from op posite the train station, run almost everywhere in southern Sweden. From here, Swebus Express (0200-21 82 18; www.swebusexpress.se) has connections to Norrköping, Karlstad and Oslo, Mariestad and Göteborg, Västerås and Uppsala, and Eskilstuna and Stockholm.
Train connections are also good. Direct SJ trains run to/from Stockholm (Skr220, two hours) every hour, some via Västerås (Skr102, one hour); and Göteborg (Skr270, three hours). Other trains run daily to Gävle (Skr242, four hours) and Borlänge (Skr156, 2¼ hours), where you can change for Falun and Mora.