There are 4 ways to get from Bratislava to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

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

$51 - $86

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Salzburg, Salzburg South N468

$22 - $40

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Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Salzburg 239.5 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  2 h 49 min

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

$78 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Salzburg is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Salzburg is to bus and fly which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Salzburg is 305 km. The road distance is 383.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 40€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Bratislava to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP station.

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Bratislava to Salzburg train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Salzburg is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 40€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 190.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Bratislava to Salzburg via Wien Hbf in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bratislava to Salzburg 6 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Slovak Lines also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bratislava to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg, Salzburg South station.

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Bratislava to Salzburg train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Salzburg is 383 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Bratislava to Salzburg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Bratislava to Salzburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1252+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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