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

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Train via Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Wels Hbf Wb / ...

$15 - $66

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Bus, train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Wels Hbf Wb / ...

$8 - $54

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

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

$40 - $66

Bus, train Flixtrain  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 901 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Wels K485

$22 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Wels 176.5 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly, train  •  4 h 8 min

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

$86 - $342

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Wels is to bus and train which costs 7€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Wels is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Wels. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Wels Hbf via Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Wels is 228 km. The road distance is 282.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Wels without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs 13€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Bratislava to Wels, including transfers.

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

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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 Wels train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wels Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Wels is 282 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Bratislava to Wels.

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  • Distance: 142.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Bratislava to Wels via Wien Hbf and Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) in around 2 h 58 min.

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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna central station, train to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2 to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $8
Business
$12 - $14
Premium
$19 - $24
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
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, 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 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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