There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Košice by plane, bus, night train, train or car

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Fly from Vienna  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC

$103 - $413

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Bus Eurobus SK  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Košice

$20 - $25

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Bus to Bratislava, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Airport
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kosice (KSC) BTS - KSC

$63 - $252

EuroNight, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti Dacia
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic

$22 - $33

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 902
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice 912

$30 - $50

Bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Košice 912

$33 - $58

Bus Turancar  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Košice

$33 - $58

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Košice 313.9 miles

$60 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Košice. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Košice. However, there are services departing from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Kosice via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Košice is 365 km. The road distance is 502.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Košice without a car is to EuroNight and train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Vienna to Košice, including transfers.

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Vienna to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Košice train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Košice is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Vienna to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Košice station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Košice.
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  • Distance: 227.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to Košice twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Košice via Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Košice
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Wien to Košice
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Wien to Košice
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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eurolines.ch

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Vienna to Košice train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Košice is 502 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Vienna to Košice.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Košice bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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