There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$50 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$43 - $76

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Salzburg

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Salzburg 239.5 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly to Salzburg  •  2 h 49 min

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

$78 - $316

Bus, fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$116 - $389

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Salzburg is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Salzburg is to bus and fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs 65€ - 280€.

More details

The distance between Bratislava and Salzburg is 305 km. The road distance is 383 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Bratislava to Salzburg, including transfers.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Salzburg via Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

More details

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

You can take a train from Bratislava to Salzburg via Wien Hbf and Wien Hauptbahnhof in around 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, Slovak Lines operates a bus from Bratislava to Salzburg twice a week, and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

Want to know more about travelling around Austria

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.