There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Bratislava by bus, train, ferry, car, rideshare or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Einsteinova 901

$3 - $12

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

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

$10 - $16

Ferry  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Vienna Schwedenplatz to Bratislava

$35 - $45

Bus RegioJet  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Bratislava, Most SNP Rj

$6 - $8

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bratislava 50 miles

$9 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Bratislava 50 miles

$4 - $6

Shuttle  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien to Bratislava Einsteinova

$11

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bratislava is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bratislava is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Bratislava is 55 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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The bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Einsteinova takes 1 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Bratislava, Bratislava Einsteinova. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Vienna Schwedenplatz and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Bratislava hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Bratislava hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Einsteinova
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Shuttle from Wien to Bratislava Einsteinova
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Ferry operators
Twin City Liner
Website
twincityliner.com
Ferry from Vienna Schwedenplatz to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
twincityliner.com
Weekdays
$35
Weekends, Public Holidays
$41
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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