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There are 5 ways to get from Graz to Bratislava by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Murpark to Vienna Airport X96
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet / ...

$13 - $25

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Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Graz to Wien Meidling
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$42 - $66

Train via Bratislava hl.st.  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$40 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Bratislava 166 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$86 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Graz to Bratislava is to bus which costs 11€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Bratislava is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Graz to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Graz, Graz Murpark and arriving at Bratislava, Most SNP via Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Graz and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Graz and Bratislava is 173 km. The road distance is 265.7 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs 11€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Graz to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Graz to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Graz, Graz Murpark station.

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Graz to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Bratislava is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs 11€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 108 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a bus from Graz to Bratislava via Vienna Airport and Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. in around 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Graz to Bratislava via Wien Meidling in around 4 h 7 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
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 Graz to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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 Graz, Graz Murpark to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Graz Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Graz to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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Graz to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava-Petrzalka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Bratislava is 266 km. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Graz to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Graz Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 514+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs 7€ - 26€.

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