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There are 3 ways to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station by bus, car or towncar

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet / ...

€3 - €17

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Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station 64.1 km

€6 - €9

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Station 64.1 km

€110 - €180

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava Station is around 55 min and covers a distance of around 68 km. The fastest bus normally takes 45 min. Operated by RegioJet, Slovak Lines, Slovak Lines Express a.s. and others, the Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station bus service departs from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. and arrives in Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. Typically 88 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
55 min
Fastest bus time:
45 min
Buses per week:
88
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:30
Last bus departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station 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
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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
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  • 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 Station is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bratislava Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bratislava Station 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.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station is to drive which costs €6 - €9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station is to drive which costs €6 - €9 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. and arriving at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava Station is 42 km. The road distance is 64.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs €3 - €17.

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The bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy takes 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station is 64 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava Station.

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  • Distance: 42.2 km
  • Duration: 55 min

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 55 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Slovak Lines
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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 central bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
€8 - €10
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Airport Bus Station to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €17
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Nomago
Economy
€8 - €12
Premium
€10 - €15
Family&friends
€12 - €17
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Station
Estimated price
€110 - €180

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