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Vienna-Bratislava Train Timetable
There is one daily train from Vienna to Bratislava. Traveling by train from Vienna to Bratislava usually takes around 6 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest RegioJet train can make the trip in 5 hours and 27 minutes.
|Distance||34 mi (55 km)|
|Fastest train||5h 27m|
|Most frequent service||RegioJet|
Which train should you take from Vienna to Bratislava?
RegioJet is the one and only train line which connects Vienna, to Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna to Bratislava during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.
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.
Can you take a train all the way from Vienna to Bratislava?
How long is the train journey from Vienna to Bratislava?
The distance between Vienna and Bratislava is approximately 34 miles, or 55 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 27 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Vienna to Bratislava are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vienna at 04:00 and arrives in Bratislava around 5 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Vienna to Bratislava?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Bratislava to Vienna. If you're not set on traveling by train, there are other ways to get from Vienna to Bratislava. Ferry tickets are available from £28.99. Coach tickets start from £3.41.
Where is the train station in Vienna?
There is one train station in Vienna.
Where is the train station in Bratislava?
Bratislava has one train station.
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