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

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Bus SAD Lucenec  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Zvolen 608501 / ...

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping RegioJet

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina Rex
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Zvolen mesto R

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Zvolen 121.2 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava and arriving at Zvolen - Západ obchvat via Zvolen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Zvolen mesto via Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Zvolen is 158 km. The road distance is 193.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Zvolen without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Bratislava to Zvolen, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Zvolen bus services, operated by SAD Lucenec, depart from Bratislava station.

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Bratislava to Zvolen 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 Zvolen is to bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 10€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Bratislava to Zvolen bus services, operated by SAD Lucenec, arrive at Zvolen station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

SAD Lucenec operates a bus from Bratislava to Zvolen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Zvolen via Zilina in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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