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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Žarnovica Motel Sitno

Cheapest option

Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zvolen Osobna Stanica 811 / ...

€10 - €16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica 167.8 km

€17 - €26

Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica by train

The train journey time between Bratislava and Banská Štiavnica is around 3h 44m and covers a distance of around 238 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 43m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), the Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica train service departs from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arrives in Banska Stiavnica. Typically 15 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 44m
Fastest train time:
3h 43m
Train distance:
238 km
Trains per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:04
Last train departs at:
18:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica train schedules

Bratislava → Banská Štiavnica
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Banská Štiavnica is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Banská Štiavnica is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Banská Štiavnica is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica is to train which costs €10 - €16 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica. However, there are services departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Banska Stiavnica via Zvolen Osobna Stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Bratislava and Banská Štiavnica is 137 km. The road distance is 167.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica without a car is to bus which takes 2h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica is to bus which takes 2h 49m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €10 - €16 and takes 4h 36m.

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Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen Osobna Stanica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica is 168 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Bratislava to Banská Štiavnica.

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  • Distance: 137 km
  • Duration: 2h 49m

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia?

Turancar operates a bus from Bratislava to Žarnovica Motel Sitno 4 times a day, and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zvolen Osobna Stanica every 3 hours. Tickets cost €9 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 52m.

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