There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Žilina by train, bus, night train or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Žilina is to bus which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 4 h.
The quickest way to get from Vienna to Žilina is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 47 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Žilina. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zilina. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.
The distance between Vienna and Žilina is 207 km. The road distance is 276.7 km.
The best way to get from Vienna to Žilina without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 25€ - 40€.
The train from Wien Hbf to Zilina takes 3 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.
Vienna to Žilina bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, depart from Wien station.
Vienna to Žilina train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.
The best way to get from Vienna to Žilina is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 25€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 4 h.
What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Žilina, Slovakia?
Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Žilina once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Eurobus SK operates a bus from Vienna to Žilina twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 4 h.
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.
Train from Wien Hbf to Zilina
Bus from Wien to Žilina
- Ave. Duration
- 4 h
- Twice a week
- Estimated price
- $14 - $18
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Vienna to Žilina bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, arrive at Žilina station.
Vienna to Žilina train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zilina station.
Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Žilina is 277 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Vienna to Žilina.
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