How to travel from Vienna to Košice

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Travel Information to Košice from Vienna

distanceDistance226 miles (364 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $187
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 12 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 6 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 226 miles (364 km) by bus, flight or train between Vienna and Košice. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Košice.

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International travel from Vienna, Austria to Košice, Slovakia is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Slovakia if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Košice if traveling from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Košice, Slovakia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Slovakia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Vienna and Košice.

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Slovakia is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Slovakia?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 3/8/23. 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 Vienna from Košice.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Košice from Vienna. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Košice is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Košice:

A train is generally $18 (€16) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $23 (€20) from Vienna to Košice.

Taking a train is about $182 (€161) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $187 (€165) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Košice from Vienna is by bus with an average travel time of 6 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Košice can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Košice by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 12 h 44 min.

You should expect to travel around 226 miles (364 km) between Vienna and Košice.

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Košice is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • 14 trains a day.

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

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

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    • You can go to Košice from Vienna by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $23 (€20) with Flixbus from Vienna to Košice on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Košice often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Budapest or Bratislava. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Košice and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $23 (€20) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost $187 (€165) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $5 (€4) one way.

    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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