Viersen to Bratislava train

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Viersen - Bratislava Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 37 daily trains from Viersen to Bratislava. Traveling by train from Viersen to Bratislava usually takes around 12 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 10 hours and 56 minutes.

Distance524 mi (843 km)
Fastest train10h 56m
Lowest price$145.77
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Viersen to Bratislava?

There are 3 train lines with service from Viersen to Bratislava. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 15 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express611h 48m$253.95
Deutsche Bahn1611h 58m$226.58
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1512h 33m$267.07
  • The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.

  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Viersen to Bratislava start from $146, and on average cost . Daily there are 15 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Bratislava. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Viersen leaves from Train Station and 2 other stations. And in Bratislava trains arrive at Bratislava-Petrzalka and one other train station.

    From Viersen to Bratislava train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 12 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bratislava faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 56 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The distance between Viersen and Bratislava is approximately 524 miles, or 843 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 56 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains departing from Viersen to Bratislava tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Viersen at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 37 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

City Information


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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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Viersen?

Main departure station: Train Station

Viersen has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Bratislava.

All train stations in Viersen:

  • Train Station

  • Dülken

  • Boisheim

Where is the train station in Bratislava?

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Main arrival station: Bratislava-Petrzalka

Built in 1897, the Bratislava-Petrzalka railway station is a bright and airy train station in the borough of Petržalka, in the southern part of Bratislava. It went through a significant renovation in the 1990s and became the terminal station for trains running to and from Vienna. The current station features a wide range of on-site amenities, including a vast waiting lounge and public restrooms. Bus lines connect the station with the city center and other major stations in Bratislava.

Train stations in Bratislava:

  • Bratislava-Petrzalka

  • Bratislava

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