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Recommended option

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB), bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Rj
  2. Rj / ...

$47 - $77

Cheapest option

Train Flixtrain, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. K485
  2. Rj

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

$30 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. 239.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. SZG - VIE

$82 - $316

Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Bratislava is 305 km. The road distance is 383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bratislava is to train and bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Bratislava is to fly and bus which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 65€ - 270€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Salzburg to Bratislava, including transfers.

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

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Salzburg to Bratislava 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Praterstern
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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