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There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Bratislava by plane, bus, train, shuttle or car

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Fly from Venice, bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Vienna (VIE) VCE - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

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Train to Bologna, fly, bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vienna (VIE) BLQ - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

Train  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...

Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy 907

Bus via Hegyeshalom  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Hegyeshalom

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Venice to Bratislava 653.4 km

Venice to Bratislava by train

The train journey time between Venice and Bratislava is around 9h 22m and covers a distance of around 677 km. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. Operated by Railjet, Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Venice to Bratislava train service departs from Venezia S. Lucia and arrives in Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. Typically 15 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Trains
9h 22m Average Duration
€86 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Bratislava is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs €29 - €190 and takes 4h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice and arriving at Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 22m.

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The distance between Venice and Bratislava is 472 km. The road distance is 653.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs €85 - €140.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Venice to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Venice to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice station.

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Venice to Bratislava train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bratislava is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs €85 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 10m.

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  • Distance: 472 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Venice to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 9h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 10h 10m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €200
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €240
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Railjet
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
RegioJet
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Slovak Lines
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice to Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €420
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€40 - €120
Private
€230 - €420
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Venice to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava,,AS Mlynské Nivy station.

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Venice to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Bratislava is 653 km. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Venice to Bratislava.

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Ryanair and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Venice to Bratislava bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs €10.

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