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There are 6 ways to get from Salzburg to Bratislava by train, bus, car or plane

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  • Distance: 190.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Salzburg to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 3 hours 56 minutes. Alternatively, Eurolines Slovakia operates a bus from Salzburg to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 hours 1 minute.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Avg. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Linz to Vienna
Avg. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Avg. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Avg. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31 - $36
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines Slovakia
Website
eurolines.sk
Bus from Salzburg - Lastenstraße to Bratislava
Avg. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
eurolines.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

How far is it from Salzburg to Bratislava?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bratislava?

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bratislava is to bus which costs 30€ and takes 6 hours 1 minute.

What is the fastest way to get from Salzburg to Bratislava?

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Bratislava is to fly and bus which takes 2 hours 54 minutes and costs 95€.

Is there a direct train between Salzburg and Bratislava?

No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 hours 56 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Salzburg and Bratislava?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg - Lastenstraße and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 hours 1 minute.

How long does it take to get from Salzburg to Bratislava?

It takes approximately 3 hours 56 minutes to get from Salzburg to Bratislava, including transfers.