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There are 4 ways to get from Zvolen to Vienna by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Zvolen Mesto to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 830 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf 2503 / ...

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Bus  •  5h 23m

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

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
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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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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 recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Slovakia from Austria is currently allowed.

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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 €30 - €50 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 Mesto and arriving at Wien Hbf via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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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 train which takes 4h 52m and costs €11 - €25.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m 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 Mesto station.

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The best way to get from Zvolen to Vienna is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs €11 - €25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €21 and takes 5h 23m.

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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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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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  • Distance: 209.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

You can take a train from Zvolen to Vienna via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, 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 once daily.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zvolen Mesto to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€9 - €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 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Railjet
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
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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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zvolen bus station to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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