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Buses from Bratislava to Vienna

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Journey Information

There are 25 intercity buses per day from Bratislava to Vienna. Traveling by bus from Bratislava to Vienna usually takes around one hour and 21 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 10 minutes.

Distance34 mi (55 km)
Shortest duration1h 10m
Cheapest price$7.09
Trips per day25
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Bratislava to Vienna?

$10.21 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bratislava to Vienna. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Bratislava to Vienna by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around C$8 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Bratislava to Vienna?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Bratislava to Vienna that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 15 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus151h 22m$10.57
Slovak Lines121h 22m$11.53
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Bratislava to Vienna from $7. There are 15 FlixBus schedules from Bratislava to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Vienna. In Bratislava, FlixBus departs to Vienna from Mlynské nivy 4637/31 and no other station. In Vienna, FlixBus arrives at Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn) and 1 other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Bratislava to Vienna takes 1 hours and 22 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Vienna in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 19 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Vienna.

  • Slovak Lines

    Slovak Lines

    Book Slovak Lines from Bratislava to Vienna from $11. There are 12 Slovak Lines schedules from Bratislava to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay for a Slovak Lines ticket to Vienna. In Bratislava, Slovak Lines departs to Vienna from Mlynské nivy 4637/31 and 1 other station. In Vienna, Slovak Lines arrives at Central Station and no other station.

    An average trip on Slovak Lines from Bratislava to Vienna takes 1 hours and 22 minutes , while the fastest available Slovak Lines trip will get you to Vienna in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Slovak Lines offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Vienna.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bratislava to Vienna during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 21 minutes to cover the 55 kilometers from Bratislava to Vienna. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 10 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Vienna. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bratislava?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bratislava to Vienna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

City Information

Bratislava

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The capital of Slovakia and a beautiful city straddling two sides of the Danube, Bratislava is a popular tourist destination in Europe that features plenty of attractions. Tourists often flock to the Old Town quarter, a historic area that dates back to several centuries. In this quarter, you can also find the magnificent Baroque Palaces, with their awe-inspiring architecture, as well as Mozart House, where Mozart performed for the Palffy clan when he was only six years old. Don't miss out on the chance to marvel at the Gothic Cathedral of St. Martin, the coronation church for the kings and queens of Hungary for three centuries.

As the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava naturally features many world-famous restaurants that serve the finest local specialties. Special mentions go to the Modrá Hviezda, a small restaurant in the Old Town quarter of the city. However, for the best local dishes, try the Bratislava Flagship.

The primary train station in Bratislava is the Bratislava-Petrzalka. Bus service also makes Bratislava accessible from many major cities in Eastern Europe. Flights go through the nearby M. R. Štefánik Airport, located just 5.1 miles away from the city.

Vienna

Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.

For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.

Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bratislava?

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Departure stations

Bratislava has two bus stations with service to Vienna.

All bus stations in Bratislava:

  • Mlynské nivy 4637/31

  • Most SNP

Where does the bus arrive in Vienna?

Arrival stations

Buses arrive in Vienna at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Vienna:

  • Central Station

  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)

  • Erdberg

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