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There are 5 ways to get from Nitra to Vienna by bus, train or car

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Bus via Bratislava  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Nitra to Bratislava K814 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet / ...

7€ - 18€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Nitra to Vienna VIB Erdberg 709805 / ...

13€ - 17€

Bus #2  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Nitra to Wien

Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Nitra to Leopoldov Re
  2. Take the train from Leopoldov to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf Ic / ...

7€ - 29€

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Nitra to Vienna 167.5 km

18€ - 26€

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Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

Conditions of entry to Austria

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Considerations leaving from Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vienna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 800 555 621.

No, returning to Slovakia from Austria is currently allowed.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nitra to Vienna is to bus via Bratislava which costs 6€ - 18€ and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Nitra to Vienna is to drive which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nitra and arriving at Wien. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Nitra to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Nitra and arriving at Wien Hbf via Leopoldov and Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Nitra and Vienna is 127 km. The road distance is 167.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nitra to Vienna without a car is to bus via Bratislava which takes 2h 50m and costs 6€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Nitra to Vienna, including transfers.

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Nitra to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nitra station.

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Nitra to Vienna train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Nitra station.

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The best way to get from Nitra to Vienna is to bus via Bratislava which takes 2h 50m and costs 6€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 30€ and takes 4h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Nitra to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 127.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Nitra, Slovakia and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a bus from Nitra to Vienna via Bratislava and Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy in around 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nitra to Vienna via Leopoldov and Bratislava Hlavna Stanica in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Nitra to Leopoldov
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 3€
Train from Leopoldov to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 5€
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
3€ - 6€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 Nitra to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna, Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nitra to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nitra, AS to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Nitra to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Bus from Nitra to Wien
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
turancar.sk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
0650 958 958
Email
sadlc@sadlc.sk
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Nitra to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Vienna Main train station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Nitra to Vienna VIB Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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Nitra to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Nitra to Vienna train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nitra to Vienna is 167 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Nitra to Vienna.

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