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

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina R / ...

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Žilina 701502

$11 - $14

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Žilina 124.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Žilina is to train which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Žilina is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

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

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The train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina takes 2 h 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zilina. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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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 hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, SAD Presov, A.S operates a bus from Bratislava to Žilina once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $14 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
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
sad-po.sk

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