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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus RegioJet  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping RegioJet / ...

$10 - $45

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Train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Banska Bystrica mest R

$20 - $31

Bus Turancar  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Banská Bystrica

$24 - $38

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Banská Bystrica 178.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Banska Bystrica

$134 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica is to bus which costs 9€ - 40€ and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Banská Bystrica. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Banská Bystrica. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Banska Bystrica mest via Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Vienna and Banská Bystrica is 213 km. The road distance is 285.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica without a car is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs 9€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica, including transfers.

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Vienna to Banská Bystrica bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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Vienna to Banská Bystrica train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs 9€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 5h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Banská Bystrica.
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  • Distance: 133.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Banská Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Vienna to Banská Bystrica via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Banská Bystrica via Bratislava hl.st. in around 5h 27m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Banska Bystrica mest
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Banska Bystrica
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
touring.bg

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Vienna to Banská Bystrica bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping station.

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Vienna to Banská Bystrica train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Banska Bystrica mest station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Banská Bystrica is 285 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Vienna to Banská Bystrica.

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Banská Bystrica bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 321+ hotels available in Banská Bystrica. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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