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from Bratislava to Vienna

How to get from Bratislava to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
10:30AM1h25
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
11:55AMVienna
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
10:30AM1h25
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
11:55AMVienna
$91One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
03:08AM0h42
Bratislava, Novy Most
03:50AMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
$161One-way
0 transfers
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ÖBB | REX
10:16AM0h59
Bratislava-Petržalka
11:15AMVienna Hbf
$211One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | REX
11:16AM0h59
Bratislava-Petržalka
12:15PMVienna Hbf
$211One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | REX
09:16AM0h59
Bratislava-Petržalka
10:15AMVienna Hbf
$211One-way
0 transfers
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
10:45AM1h05
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
11:50AMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
$111One-way
0 transfers
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
10:08AM0h52
Bratislava, Novy Most
11:00AMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
$121One-way
0 transfers
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
10:00AM1h00
Bratislava, AS Mlynské nivy
11:00AMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
$121One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Vienna from Bratislava

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$6 - $8
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 50 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or ÖBB | REX

Travel 33 miles (54 km) by train or bus from Bratislava to Vienna. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or ÖBB | REX among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bratislava to Vienna.

How to Travel from Bratislava to Vienna

Bratislava and Vienna are two of Europe's closest capitals, just over 60 kilometers apart. The proximity makes traveling between Slovakia and Austria very easy, with fast options available by rail or bus. Direct trains take around an hour to make the short journey across the border. Most bus services take a similar time, although stopping routes can take around an hour and 30 minutes.

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Bratislava to Vienna Travel Comparison

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€5

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€10

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What is the best way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna?

Cheapest way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna


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Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna. Buses traveling from Bratislava to Vienna depart from Bratislava's Novy Most bus station and take approximately 50 minutes to arrive at Vienna's Erdberg station. Over 20 buses travel from Bratislava to every day, with the earliest departing Bratislava at 4:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Bratislava to Vienna include Flixbus, Eurolines, Turancar, and Slovak Lines Express.


Fastest way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna


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Taking a bus is the fastest way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna. Buses take between 50 minutes and an hour and a half to travel from Bratislava to Vienna. Buses depart from Bratislava's Novy Most bus station and arrive at Vienna's Erdberg station. Buses are operated by Flixbus, Eurolines, Turancar, and Slovak Lines Express and depart frequently throughout the day.


Most popular way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna. While taking the bus can be the faster way to travel from Bratislava to Vienna, all trains take approximately an hour to arrive in Vienna. Most people who are traveling from Bratislava to Vienna prefer to pay an extra €5 to travel in the comfort of a train.


How to get from Bratislava to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Bratislava to Vienna there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 58,42% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Bratislava to Vienna. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Find the best route to Vienna from Bratislava with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and ÖBB! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip between Bratislava and Vienna by travel: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

    FAQs: Travel from Bratislava to Vienna

    FAQs: Travel to Vienna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bratislava to Vienna.
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    There are 2 travel options from Bratislava to Vienna: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Bratislava is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Bratislava to Vienna:

    Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $8 (€7) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Bratislava to Vienna is by bus with an average journey time of 50 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Vienna that take longer:

    Getting to Vienna by train takes 59 min on average.

    The distance from Bratislava to Vienna is approximately 33 miles (54 km).

    The average frequency per day from Bratislava to Vienna is:

    • 24 buses a day.
    • Around 1 train per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Vienna from Bratislava as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bratislava to Vienna:

    • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Bratislava to Vienna depart from Bratislava, Bus Station Nivy to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
    • Most travelers take a train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Vienna Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Bratislava to Vienna:

    • Travel with FlixBus, Slovak Lines Express, GoOpti, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Deutschland, BlaBlaCar Bus or Student Agency to go to Vienna by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Student Agency Bratislava to Vienna tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
    • ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight or ÖBB | Railjet can get you to Vienna by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB | REX from Bratislava to Vienna for $8 (€7) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Bratislava to Vienna with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 24 direct buses a day to Vienna with FlixBus, Slovak Lines Express, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Student Agency.
    • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Vienna with ÖBB | REX or ÖBB | Railjet.

    Direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Your trip from Bratislava to Vienna doesn't have to end in Vienna. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Budapest, Prague, Salzburg or Munich. If you’d like to add Budapest, Prague, Salzburg or Munich to your Bratislava to Vienna tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!
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