There are 3 ways to get from Bratislava to Žilina by train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Žilina, Slovakia?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Žilina every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, SAD Presov, A.S operates a bus from Bratislava to Žilina once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Žilina
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
sad-po.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bratislava to Žilina?

The distance between Bratislava and Žilina is 169 km. The road distance is 199 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Žilina is to train which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bratislava to Žilina?

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Žilina is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 25€.

Is there a direct train between Bratislava and Žilina?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zilina. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bratislava and Žilina?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Žilina. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Bratislava to Žilina?

The train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.