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There are 5 ways to get from Zvolen to Vienna by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Zvolen to Vienna VIB Erdberg 709805 / ...

12€ - 21€

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Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zvolen Osobna Stanica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 810 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf 2503 / ...

9€ - 26€

3 alternative options

Bus via Wien  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Zvolen to Wien

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Zvolen to Vienna 272.1 km

28€ - 45€

Bus, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Zvolen bus station to Budapest Airport
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE

45€ - 247€

Zvolen to Vienna by train and bus

The journey time between Zvolen and Vienna is around 6h 47m and covers a distance of around 293 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 6m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), Eurobus SK and FlixBus, the Zvolen to Vienna service departs from Zvolen Nakladna Stanica and arrives in Vienna VIB Erdberg. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 47m
Fastest journey time:
5h 6m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
12€
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:31
Last service departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zvolen to Vienna train and bus schedules

Slovakia → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Slovakia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Slovakia

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This does not apply to fully vaccinated nationals
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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Rules to follow in Austria

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vienna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovakia from Austria.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zvolen to Vienna is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Zvolen to Vienna is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zvolen to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Zvolen Nakladna Stanica and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zvolen Osobna Stanica and Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Zvolen and Vienna is 209 km. The road distance is 272.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 5h 23m and costs 12€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Zvolen to Vienna, including transfers.

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Zvolen to Vienna train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Zvolen Osobna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Vienna is to bus which takes 5h 23m and costs 12€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9€ - 26€ and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Zvolen to Vienna train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Zvolen to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 209.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

Eurobus SK operates a bus from Zvolen to Vienna VIB Erdberg twice daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 4h 20m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zvolen to Vienna via Zvolen Osobna Stanica and Bratislava Hlavna Stanica in around 5h 44m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 170€
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen Osobna Stanica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
8€ - 14€
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 5€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
3€ - 6€
Bus operators
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Zvolen to Vienna VIB Erdberg
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zvolen bus station to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zvolen bus station to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Zvolen to Vienna is 272 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Zvolen to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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