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from Bratislava to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bratislava to Vienna on Dec 10 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:08AMBratislava, Novy Most0h52 10:00AMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
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$91One-way
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08:30AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy1h25 09:55AMVienna
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$61One-way
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08:08AMBratislava, Novy Most0h52 09:00AMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
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$91One-way
07:08PMBratislava, Novy Most0h52 08:00PMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
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$91One-way
06:08PMBratislava, Novy Most0h52 07:00PMWien, Flughafen Schwechat
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$91One-way

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Fri
Dec 10
$13ÖBB | REX
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Dec 11
$19ÖBB | REX
$7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 12
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Dec 13
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
Dec 14
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Dec 15
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 16
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6Flixbus
Fri
Dec 17
$19ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Dec 18
$19ÖBB | Regionalzug
$7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 19
$13ÖBB | REX
$6Flixbus
Mon
Dec 20
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6Flixbus
Tue
Dec 21
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$7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Dec 22
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 23
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Dec 24
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6Flixbus
Sat
Dec 25
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 26
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6Flixbus
Mon
Dec 27
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$7Flixbus
Tue
Dec 28
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$6STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Dec 29
$13ÖBB | Regionalzug
$7Flixbus

Travel Information to Vienna from Bratislava

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $13
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 52 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | REX

Travel 33 miles (54 km) by bus or train from Bratislava to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ÖBB | REX among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bratislava to Vienna.

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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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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Austria due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Vienna from Bratislava?

Travel between Bratislava, Slovakia and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Slovakia enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Vienna from Bratislava?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Vienna, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 12/7/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Vienna from Bratislava.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Slovakia from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel to Bratislava, Slovakia from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Slovakia from Austria?

Entry into Slovakia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Slovakia from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Slovakia:

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Slovakia?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Slovakia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Bratislava, Slovakia was last verified on 12/7/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bratislava from Vienna.

How do I go from Bratislava to Vienna?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Bratislava and Vienna. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bratislava to Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Vienna is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Vienna, which costs on average $13 (€11) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Bratislava to Vienna?

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Bratislava is by bus with an average travel time of 52 min.

Other travel options to Vienna can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 7 min   on average.

What is the distance from Bratislava to Vienna?

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

How many services a day are there between Bratislava and Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Bratislava to Vienna is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Bratislava? Where do I arrive in Vienna?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Bratislava at Bratislava, Most SNP and arrive in Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains mostly depart from Bratislava predmestie and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Which travel companies can get me from Bratislava to Vienna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bratislava to Vienna:

  • You can travel to Vienna from Bratislava by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $7 (€6) with Flixbus from Bratislava to Vienna.
  • You can take a train from Bratislava to Vienna with ÖBB | REX. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€11) with ÖBB | REX from Bratislava to Vienna.

Can I find a direct route to Vienna from Bratislava?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Vienna with ÖBB or ÖBB | REX with 16 direct trains per day.

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 route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Bratislava to Vienna?

Omio customers who travel from Bratislava to Vienna often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Bratislava to Vienna online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bratislava to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $13 (€11) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bratislava to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.