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There are 4 ways to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Vienna Airport to Bratislava

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava is around 55 min and covers a distance of around 65 km. Operated by Slovak Lines, FlixBus, RegioJet and others, the Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava bus service departs from Vienna Airport and arrives in Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station. Typically 67 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

67 Weekly Buses
55 min Average Duration
€3 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is to bus which costs €3 - €10 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Airport and arriving at Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Wien and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava is 41 km. The road distance is 63.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs €3 - €10.

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The bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station takes 55 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, depart from Vienna Airport station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is to bus which takes 55 min and costs €3 - €10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €20 - €45 and takes 1h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 40.6 km
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Slovak Lines operates a bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost €3 - €8 and the journey takes 55 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica hourly. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 6m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 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
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Bratislava Most SNP Novy Most
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
RegioJet
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Estimated price
€110 - €180

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, arrive at Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is 63 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava.

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