There are 5 ways to get from Bratislava to Vienna by bus, train, ferry, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Einsteinova to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet / ...

$3 - $20

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 5 min

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

$10 - $17

Ferry  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bratislava to Vienna Schwedenplatz

$35 - $45

Rideshare  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bratislava to Vienna 49.5 miles

$5

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Vienna 49.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Vienna is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava, Einsteinova and arriving at Vienna, Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Bratislava and arriving at Vienna Schwedenplatz. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Vienna is 55 km. The road distance is 79.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 2€ - 17€.

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The bus from Bratislava, Einsteinova to Vienna, Hbf takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Bratislava to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava, Einsteinova station.

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Bratislava to Vienna 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 Vienna is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 2€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bratislava to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Bratislava to Vienna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Vienna hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Einsteinova to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Bratislava to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Ferry operators
Twin City Liner
Website
twincityliner.com
Ferry from Bratislava to Vienna Schwedenplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
twincityliner.com
Weekdays
$36
Weekends, Public Holidays
$42
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bratislava to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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