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from Vienna to Košice

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

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To get from Vienna to Košice on Jan 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:45AMVienna12h00 09:45PMKošice, AS
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$321One-way
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09:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof12h30 09:45PMKošice, AS
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$321One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$32Flixbus
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Wed
Jan 26
$31Flixbus
$206Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$31Flixbus
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Sat
Jan 29
$30Eurolines Germany
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Sun
Jan 30
$31Flixbus
$206Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jan 31
$29Flixbus
$106Austrian Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$31Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 2
$31Flixbus
$164Austrian Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$31Flixbus
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Sun
Feb 6
$31Flixbus
$130Austrian Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$29Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Wed
Feb 9
$31Flixbus
$130Austrian Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$31Flixbus
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Fri
Feb 11
$31Flixbus
$10Ryanair
Sat
Feb 12
$30Eurolines Germany
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Sun
Feb 13
$28Flixbus
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Travel Information to Košice from Vienna

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 7 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $71 (€59) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Austrian Airlines or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 226 miles (364 km) from Vienna to Košice. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Vienna to Košice.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Vienna, Austria to Košice, Slovakia?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Košice, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Košice from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Košice, Slovakia from Vienna?

  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Košice, Slovakia?

The government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Košice from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Austria from Košice, Slovakia due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Košice restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Vienna from Košice?

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Košice closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Vienna to Košice?

There are 3 ways to travel from Vienna to Košice including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Košice?

The cheapest way to go to Košice from Vienna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€24).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Košice:

Taking a bus is about $43 (€35) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $71 (€59) for this trip.

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€26) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Košice?

The fastest way from Vienna to Košice is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Košice that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Košice by bus can take on average 7 h 55 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 14 h 22 min   on average.

How far is Košice from Vienna?

The distance is approximately 226 miles (364 km) from Vienna to Košice.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Košice?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Košice is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Košice?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to Košice, Železničná Stanica.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Vienna to Košice depart from Vienna International Airport to Kosice International Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Vienna to Košice depart from Wien Westbahnhof to Kosice.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Vienna to Košice?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Košice, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Košice by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Vienna to Košice for $29 (€24).
  • Travel with Austrian Airlines for flights to Košice. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Austrian Airlines Vienna to Košice tickets on Omio for $71 (€59).
  • RegioJet a. S. Can take you to Košice by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for RegioJet a. S. From Vienna to Košice for $31 (€26).

Is there a direct service between Vienna and Košice?

Yes, there are direct services available from Vienna to Košice with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Austrian Airlines.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Vienna to Košice?

Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Košice don't make Košice their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Košice are Prague, Budapest or Kraków, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Košice to any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Vienna to Košice online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $29 (€24) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $71 (€59) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $31 (€26) one way on average.

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

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