There are 3 ways to get from Bratislava to Zvolen by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 4 min

  1. R

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. 608501 / ...

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. 121.2 miles

$24 - $40

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

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Zvolen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, SAD Lucenec operates a bus from Bratislava to Zvolen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
sadlc.sk

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to train which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zvolen mesto. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

The train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto takes 3 h 4 min including transfers and departs every three hours.