The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bratislava to Vienna will cost around $ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.
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Of the 6 train that leave Bratislava for Vienna every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 55 km distance in an average of 1 h 8 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 6 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 21 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 6 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$13|
|Trains depart from:||Bratislava|
|Trains arrive in:||Vienna|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB, ÖBB | REX|
Traveling between the capitals of Slovakia and Austria couldn't be easier, thanks to rapid and regular rail connections. Every day, at least one direct train leaves every hour from Bratislava's Hlavna Stanica, with 20-25 daily options. The journey time ranges from 1 hour 6 minutes to 1 hour 21 minutes.
Austrian train company OBB runs all of the services from Bratislava to Vienna, under its standard, high-speed InterCity and Regional Express (REX) brands.
The journey from Bratislava to Vienna doesn't take long by train. Travelers can expect journey durations of between 1 hour 6 minutes and 1 hour 21 minutes when they travel direct. No changes will be needed at any stage.
Direct trains leave all the time from central Bratislava for the Austrian capital. Passengers can book at least one train every hour from around 8:30 a.m. until just after 10:00 p.m. There should be a total of 20-25 options on any given day.
Departure train station: All trains to Vienna from Bratislava will leave from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, the city's central rail terminus. The best way to reach Hlavna Stanica is usually via trolley bus or standard bus services. Trolley lines 1 and 2 run straight to the station entrance from the city center, and won't take longer than 15-20 minutes from most locations. Buses 83 and 84 also provide connections for those in western Bratislava. Finally, those coming from the airport can take the 61 shuttle bus directly to Hlavna Stanica, which takes 18-20 minutes.
Arrival train station: Trains from Bratislava will arrive at Vienna's Hauptbahnhof (central station). The station isn't far from the city center, so accessing downtown accommodation and the major sights won't be difficult. Most visitors choose to hop on the U1 subway line, which serves most central locations, although the D tram line offers a more scenic route into town, allowing travelers to get a feel for the atmosphere of the Austrian capital. Direct rail connections also run from the Hauptbahnhof to Vienna Airport, leaving every 20 minutes and taking 15 minutes to reach the departure terminals.