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There are 2 ways to get from Villach to Rateče by train or car

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Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Villach Westbf to Arnoldstein
  2. Drive from Arnoldstein to Rateče

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  1. Drive from Villach to Rateče

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Rateče is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Rateče is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 25 min.

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It is 16 km from Villach to Rateče. It is approximately 24.5 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Villach to Rateče, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Rateče is 25 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Villach to Rateče.

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  • Distance: 16.5 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Rateče, Slovenia?

There is no direct connection from Villach to Rateče. However, you can take the train to Arnoldstein then take the drive to Rateče. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Rateče.

Train operators
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
05 17 17
Train from Villach Westbf to Arnoldstein
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
€2 - €4
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