COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Slovakia. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Prešov by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, train  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC
  2. Take the train from Kosice to Presov

63€ - 279€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Prešov 802855

17€ - 21€

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kysak Ic

92€ - 122€

Bus via Bratislava  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop Vienna - Bratislava / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Prešov N867 / ...

26€ - 36€

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Prešov 491 km

55€ - 80€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Slovakia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Slovakia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Slovakia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Slovakia from June 5.

There are currently lockdown measures within Slovakia to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within Slovakia may be affected.

Limited international flights leaving Austria began to resume from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Slovakia

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Prešov is to bus which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 8h 5m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Prešov is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 4h 4m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Prešov. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Prešov. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Presov Mesto via Kysak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

More details

The distance between Vienna and Prešov is 368 km. The road distance is 491 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Vienna to Prešov without a car is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs 90€ - 130€.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Vienna to Prešov, including transfers.

More details

Vienna to Prešov bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, depart from Vienna Main train station.

More details

Vienna to Prešov train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

More details

The best way to get from Vienna to Prešov is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 8h 5m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Vienna to Prešov.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 368 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Kysak once daily. Tickets cost 90€ - 120€ and the journey takes 5h 47m. Alternatively, Eurobus SK operates a bus from Wien to Prešov 3 times a week. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 8h 5m. Turancar also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Train operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Košice to Prešov
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
3€ - 4€
Business
4€ - 5€
Premium
6€ - 8€
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 Kysak
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Wien to Prešov
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Prešov
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Slovakia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

Search flights

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

More details

Vienna to Prešov train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kysak station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Prešov is 491 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Vienna to Prešov.

Get driving directions

Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport.

Search flights

There are 75+ hotels available in Prešov. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

More details