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

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Train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zvolen Osobna Stanica 811 / ...

10€ - 15€

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zvolen K811 / ...

11€ - 16€

Bus via Bratislava  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zvolen osobna stanica 701505

16€ - 21€

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Zvolen 194 km

21€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to bus which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Zvolen Nakladna Stanica via Zvolen Osobna Stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Bratislava and Zvolen is 158 km. The road distance is 194 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen without a car is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Bratislava to Zvolen, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs 10€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 3h 58m.

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Bratislava to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen Osobna Stanica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Zvolen is 194 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Bratislava to Zvolen.

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  • Distance: 158.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zvolen Osobna Stanica every 3 hours. Tickets cost 9€ - 14€ and the journey takes 2h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bratislava to Zvolen every 2 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
0650 958 958
Email
sadlc@sadlc.sk
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen osobna stanica
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Schedules at
slivtour.sk

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