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

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Bus, train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Piestany 601 / ...

€7 - €11

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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Piestany 601 / ...

€10 - €25

Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Piešťany 802855

€11 - €18

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany 145.1 km

€13 - €20

Towncar  •  1h 24m

  1. Take a town car from Vienna Airport to Piešťany 145.1 km

€240 - €380

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Piešťany is around 2h 58m and covers a distance of around 146 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 9m. Operated by Slovak Lines and Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), the Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany service departs from Vienna Airport and arrives in Piestany. Typically 62 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 58m
Fastest journey time:
2h 9m
Services per week:
62
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany bus, walk and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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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

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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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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 Piešťany is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Piešťany is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Piešťany 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 most affordable way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany is to bus and train, which costs €7 - €11 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Letiště Schwechat, před příletovou halou and arriving at Piešťany via Wien. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Wien and arriving at Piestany via Wien Hbf and Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Piešťany is 107 km. The road distance is 145.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 36m and costs €7 - €11.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany, including transfers.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany bus services, operated by Turancar, depart from Wien station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany 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 Piešťany is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs €10 - €25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €18 and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany.
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  • Distance: 107.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

You can take a train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany via Wien Hbf and Bratislava Hlavna Stanica in around 3h 34m. Alternatively, Turancar operates a bus from Wien to Piešťany 4 times a week, and the journey takes 2h 20m. Eurobus SK also services this route 3 times a week.

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 7m
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
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €7
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
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 Wien to Piešťany
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Vienna Airport to Piešťany
Estimated price
€240 - €380

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany bus services, operated by Turancar, arrive at Piešťany station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Piestany station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany is 145 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Piešťany.

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