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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Košice by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Vienna  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC

$103 - $413

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Bus Eurobus SK  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Košice

$20 - $25

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Train to Bratislava, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kosice (KSC) BTS - KSC

$66 - $257

Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kosice Ic

$40 - $70

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice 912

$30 - $50

Train Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Simmering to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Kosice R / ...

$30 - $43

Bus Turancar  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Košice

$33 - $53

Night train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Kosice En

$28 - $45

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Košice 313.9 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Košice is to bus which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Košice is to fly which costs 85€ - 360€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Košice. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Kosice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Košice is 365 km. The road distance is 502.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Košice without a car is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Vienna to Košice, including transfers.

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Vienna to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Košice is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 85€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 227.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Košice, Slovakia?

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to Košice twice daily. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Košice once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 13 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
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
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Kosice
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Simmering to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Wien to Košice
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Vienna to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Košice station.

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Vienna to Košice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Košice is 502 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Vienna to Košice.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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

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