Difference between revisions of "Alingsås"
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Alingsås  is a city with about 20,000 inhabitants in the region Västergötland in Sweden. It is known for its many cafés and as the birthplace of Jonas Alströmer - "the man who brought the potato to Sweden".
Västtrafik runs commuter trains to Alingsås from Gothenburg. The train takes about 40 minutes and runs up to twice an hour. The ticket costs around 75-80 SEK one way. SJ can take you to Alingsås from the rest of Sweden. The fastest train from Stockholm is the X 2000 which takes 2h 40 min (stops in Katrineholm and Skövde).
If you don't like walking, you can always use public transport . The main bus hub is Alingsåsterminalen.
Visit one of Alingsås' cafés. A sign to keep a lookout for is "Gratis påtår" which means that a free refill of coffee is included.