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Cheapest price$1.10
Shortest Duration0h 55m
Trips per day130
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How far is Bratislava from Vienna by bus?

Traveling by bus, Bratislava is between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 minutes from Vienna. On average the cheapest bus ticket from Vienna to Bratislava is €5.45. If you book your ticket early, tickets are on average €4.52 cheaper versus waiting last minute.

Is it better to travel by bus or train from Vienna to Bratislava?

If you travel by bus from Vienna to Bratislava, the bus ride is about 1 hour and 30 minutes. On average the cheapest bus ticket is €5.45. If you travel by train, the average duration is 10 hours and 33 minutes. Train tickets for this route cost about $23.62. Because there are no direct train schedules for this route, you would need to transfer to a different train along the way. We recommend traveling by bus, as there are more bus carriers that operate this route, the tickets are cheaper and the travel time is shorter.

Is Bratislava worth visiting?

Bratislava, Slovakia is very much worth a visit. Bratislava sits along the Danube River by the border of Austria and Hungary. It is known for its lively bars and cafés, and the neighboring country is surrounded by beautiful vineyards. For those who enjoy the outdoors, there are plenty of hiking trails and biking trails. Tourists also flock to the reconstructed Bratislava Castle, which sits upon a hill and overlooks the old town and the Danube River.

How to book cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Bratislava

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Vienna to Bratislava is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Vienna to Bratislava were $5.54. By booking 22 days out, tickets are on average $1.04 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Vienna to Bratislava?

The distance between Vienna and Bratislava is approximately 34.08 miles, or 54.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Vienna to Bratislava?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Vienna to Bratislava by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Vienna to Bratislava has the most daily schedules

On average there are 130 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vienna to Bratislava, with an average of 93 trips per day and 1,905 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Vienna to Bratislava. Of the 130 trips there are 130 trips that are direct connections to Bratislava.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Ferry from Vienna to Bratislava starts at $40.42 and Train tickets to Bratislava from Vienna start at $17.35.

5 carriers offer Vienna to Bratislava bus trips

RegioJet Bus

Book RegioJet Bus from Vienna to Bratislava from $1.11. There are 39 trips per day offered by RegioJet Bus from Vienna to Bratislava and you can expect on average to pay $5.37 for a RegioJet Bus ticket to Bratislava. In Vienna, RegioJet Bus departs to Bratislava from Central Station, In Bratislava, RegioJet Bus arrives at Einsteinova/Viedenska cesta and 2 other stations.

An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Vienna to Bratislava takes 1 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Bratislava in 0 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, RegioJet Bus offers 42 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $5.53 for a weekend trip to Bratislava.

Restroom
WiFi
Newspaper/Magazine
Movies
Snacks
Satellite TV
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
1h 22m
Avg. Price
$5.37

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Vienna to Bratislava from $1.10. There are 93 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Vienna to Bratislava and you can expect on average to pay $5.90 for a FlixBus ticket to Bratislava. In Vienna, FlixBus departs to Bratislava from Erdberg and one other station. In Bratislava, FlixBus arrives at Most SNP and 2 other stations.

An average trip on FlixBus from Vienna to Bratislava takes 1 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Bratislava in 0 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 102 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $6.16 for a weekend trip to Bratislava.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
1h 12m
Avg. Price
$5.90

Črnja Tours

Book Črnja Tours from Vienna to Bratislava from $5.59. Typically there is one Črnja Tours schedule per day from Vienna to Bratislava and you can expect on average to pay $5.65 for a Črnja Tours ticket to Bratislava. In Vienna, Črnja Tours departs to Bratislava from Stadioncenter, In Bratislava, Črnja Tours arrives at Mlynské nivy 4637/31,

An average trip on Črnja Tours from Vienna to Bratislava takes 1 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Črnja Tours trip will get you to Bratislava in 0 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Črnja Tours offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $5.62 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Bratislava.

Restroom
Movies
Extra legroom
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 15m
Avg. Price
$5.65

Nomago

Book Nomago from Vienna to Bratislava from $4.45. Typically there is one Nomago schedule per day from Vienna to Bratislava and you can expect on average to pay $9.93 for a Nomago ticket to Bratislava. In Vienna, Nomago departs to Bratislava from Central Bus Station Vib, In Bratislava, Nomago arrives at Mlynské nivy 635,

An average trip on Nomago from Vienna to Bratislava takes 1 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Bratislava in 0 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Nomago offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $9.05 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Bratislava.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 23m
Avg. Price
$9.93

Slovak Lines

Book Slovak Lines from Vienna to Bratislava from $5.40. There are 61 trips per day offered by Slovak Lines from Vienna to Bratislava and you can expect on average to pay $5.72 for a Slovak Lines ticket to Bratislava. In Vienna, Slovak Lines departs to Bratislava from Central Station, In Bratislava, Slovak Lines arrives at Most SNP and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Slovak Lines from Vienna to Bratislava takes 1 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Slovak Lines trip will get you to Bratislava in 0 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Slovak Lines offers 61 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $5.69 for a weekend trip to Bratislava.

Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 23m
Avg. Price
$5.72
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 5 stations that have bus departures from Vienna. Most bus trips to Bratislava will depart from:
  • Erdberg
  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
  • Central Station
  • Stadioncenter
  • Central Bus Station Vib
Bus trips arrive in Bratislava at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bratislava for trips arriving from Vienna:
  • Einsteinova/Viedenska cesta
  • Most SNP
  • Mlynské nivy 4637/31
  • Mlynské nivy 635
  • Most SNP
  • Ivanská cesta 4356/39