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

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto R

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zvolen 608501 / ...

$12 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Zvolen 121.2 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to train which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zvolen mesto. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Zvolen is 158 km. The road distance is 193.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 8€ - 12€.

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The train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto takes 3 h 4 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Bratislava to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 8€ - 12€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 23€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Bratislava to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen mesto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Zvolen is 194 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Bratislava to Zvolen.

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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Zvolen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, SAD Lucenec operates a bus from Bratislava to Zvolen once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
slivtour.sk

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There are 187+ hotels available in Zvolen. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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