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

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Einsteinova RegioJet / ...

$2 - $16

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$17 - $27

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava 39.7 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Flughafen Wien to Bratislava Einsteinova

$9

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is to bus which costs 2€ - 14€ and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. and arriving at Bratislava, Einsteinova. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 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 hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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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 40 min and costs 2€ - 14€.

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The bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Einsteinova takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. 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 40 min and costs 2€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Einsteinova
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Einsteinova
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Shuttle from Flughafen Wien to Bratislava Einsteinova
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Einsteinova station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is 63 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava.

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