There are 6 ways to get from Bratislava to Wels 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  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava-Petrzalka to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna to Wels K485 / ...

$35 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, train Flixtrain  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse Rj
  2. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Praterstern to Wels K485 / ...

$29 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus, train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 901 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Wels

$38 - $61

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Wels 176.5 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly to Salzburg, train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$90 - $344

Bus, fly to Linz  •  3 h 55 min

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

$109 - $447

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

You can take a train from Bratislava to Wels via Wien Hbf and Vienna, Vienna in around 2 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 Linz
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Praterstern to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Praterstern to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bratislava and Wels is 228 km. The road distance is 282 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Wels is to bus and train which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Wels is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Wels. However, there are services departing from Bratislava-Petrzalka and arriving at Wels via Vienna, Vienna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Bratislava to Wels, including transfers.