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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  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava 901 / ...

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Train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Re / ...

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava 63.5 km

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Vienna Airport to Bratislava 63.5 km

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Bratislava is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 65 km. Operated by FlixBus, RegioJet and Slovak Lines, the Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava bus service departs from Vienna International Airport and arrives in Bratislava. Typically 195 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

195 Weekly Buses
45 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 - €11 and takes 45 min.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava is to drive which takes 38 min and costs €10 - €16.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna International Airport and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 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-Petrzalka via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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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 45 min and costs €3 - €11.

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The bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava train services, operated by 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 45 min and costs €3 - €11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 42m.

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  • Distance: 40.6 km
  • Duration: 45 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava hourly. Tickets cost €7 - €11 and the journey takes 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, ÖBB operates a train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €18 and the journey takes 59 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
https://www.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
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP Novy Most
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
https://regiojet.com/
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport Terminal 1 to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €9
Website
Slovak Lines
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 FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Bratislava train services, operated by ÖBB, arrive at Bratislava-Petrzalka 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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