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from Vienna to Žilina

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Oct 21
$25ÖBB | Regionalzug
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Fri
Oct 22
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$26Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$25ÖBB
$22Eurolines Germany
Sun
Oct 24
$25ÖBB | Regionalzug
$26RegioJet a.s.
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Oct 25
$25ÖBB | Regionalzug
$27Flixbus
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Oct 27
$25ÖBB | Regionalzug
$31RegioJet a.s.

Travel Information from Vienna to Žilina

distanceDistance128 miles (207 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 128 miles (207 km) by bus or train from Vienna to Žilina. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Vienna to Žilina.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Žilina, Slovakia from Vienna, Austria?

International travel from Vienna, Austria to Žilina, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Can I enter Slovakia if coming from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Žilina, 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21; 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 Žilina.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from Žilina, Slovakia?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Žilina, Slovakia?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Žilina?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Žilina here.

How do I go from Vienna to Žilina?

There are 2 ways to travel between Vienna and Žilina including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Žilina is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Žilina:

A bus is generally $7 (€6) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $24 (€20) from Vienna to Žilina.

What is the quickest way to get from Vienna to Žilina?

The fastest way from Vienna to Žilina is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Žilina by train can take on average 4 h 21 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to Žilina?

The distance is approximately 128 miles (207 km) from Vienna to Žilina.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Žilina is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Vienna to Žilina?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Žilina at Žilina, Autobusové stanoviště.
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Žilina at Žilina.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Vienna to Žilina?

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

  • You can travel to Žilina from Vienna by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $17 (€14) with Flixbus from Vienna to Žilina.
  • You can take a train from Vienna to Žilina with RegioJet a. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€20) with RegioJet a. S. From Vienna to Žilina.
Can I find a direct route to Žilina from Vienna?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Žilina with with 10 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Žilina 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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Vienna to Žilina?
Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Žilina don't make Žilina their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Žilina are Prague, Kraków or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Žilina to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Vienna to Žilina online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $17 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $24 (€20) one way.

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

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