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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) by bus, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport Vienna - Bratislava / ...

€3 - €10

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Bus, line 61 bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Bratislava Námestie Franza Liszta to Bratislava Airport 61

€4 - €6

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) 70.7 km

€6 - €10

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport 70.7 km

€120 - €200

Towncar #2  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport (BTS) 70.7 km

€120 - €200

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava Airport (BTS) is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 73 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h. Operated by Slovak Lines, Eurobus SK and FlixBus, the Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) bus service departs from Vienna Airport and arrives in Bratislava Airport. Typically 23 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 8m
Fastest bus time:
1h
Buses per week:
23
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:05
Last bus departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) bus schedules

Austria → Slovakia
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International entry into Slovakia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Austria

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Slovakia

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bratislava Airport (BTS) is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bratislava Airport (BTS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bratislava Airport (BTS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Slovakia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) is to bus and line 61 bus which costs €4 - €6 and takes 1h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Airport and arriving at Bratislava Airport. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava Airport (BTS) is 48 km. The road distance is 70.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs €3 - €10.

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The bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, arrive at Bratislava Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS) is 71 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS).

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Map of how to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport (BTS).
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  • Distance: 47.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

Slovak Lines operates a bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport every 4 hours. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Slovak Lines
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Slovak Lines
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovakia Public Transport
Email
ba@imhd.sk
Website
imhd.sk
Bus from Bratislava Námestie Franza Liszta to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1
Schedules at
imhd.sk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Airport
Estimated price
€120 - €200
Towncar from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport (BTS)
Estimated price
€120 - €200

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