There are 3 ways to get from Zvolen to Bratislava by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zvolen to Bratislava 608501 / ...

$6 - $17

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zvolen mesto to Zilina R
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$13 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Zvolen to Bratislava 121.4 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Zvolen to Bratislava is to bus which costs 4€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zvolen to Bratislava is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zvolen to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Zvolen - Západ obchvat and arriving at Bratislava via Zvolen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zvolen to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Zvolen mesto and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Zvolen and Bratislava is 158 km. The road distance is 194.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 4€ - 15€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Zvolen to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Zvolen to Bratislava bus services, operated by SAD Lucenec, depart from Zvolen station.

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Zvolen to Bratislava train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Zvolen mesto station.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Bratislava is to bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 4€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Zvolen to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia and Bratislava, Slovakia?

SAD Lucenec operates a bus from Zvolen to Bratislava every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h. Slivtour also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zvolen to Bratislava via Zilina in around 4 h 52 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen mesto to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Zvolen to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Zvolen to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
slivtour.sk

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