There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Žilina by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zilina Ic

$28 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Eurobus SK  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Žilina

$14 - $17

3 alternative options

Train Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina R / ...

$19 - $29

Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Žilina

$29 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Žilina 172.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Žilina is to bus which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Žilina is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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The distance between Vienna and Žilina is 207 km. The road distance is 277 km.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Zilina takes 3 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Žilina. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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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.

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What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Žilina, Slovakia?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Žilina once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Eurobus SK operates a bus from Vienna to Žilina twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
Eurobus SK
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Wien to Žilina
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Book at
eurolines.ch

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