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Train Information from Bratislava to Vienna

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Regionalzug

Trains from Bratislava to Vienna cover the 33 miles (54 km) long route taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Regionalzug. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Bratislava predmestie and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Train companies

ÖBB trains from Bratislava to Vienna

For as little as £10 you can travel by train from Bratislava to Vienna with ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Bratislava to Vienna by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Find cheap tickets for ÖBB trains from Bratislava to Vienna on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Bratislava to Vienna train timetable from ÖBB, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 33 miles (54 km) journey between Bratislava and Vienna, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Bratislava to Vienna in the Omio app, you can check to see if the ÖBB trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the ÖBB train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Vienna from Bratislava and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Bratislava to Vienna with ÖBB!

ÖBB has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your ÖBB tickets between Bratislava and Vienna and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Bratislava to Vienna

Frequent and fast rail connections make it easy to travel between Bratislava and Vienna, whenever the need arises. Austrian carrier ÖBB runs a very popular daily service between the two capitals, with direct trains that don't require a change at any point. Journey times will almost always total around one hour five minutes, and there are over 25 departures every day of the year - including weekends.

Bratislava to Vienna train time: daily departures

From the first trains of the day just after 6:00 a.m., until the final departure soon after 10:30 p.m., there will be at least one train every hour from Bratislava to Vienna. This means that travellers will have over 25 daily services to choose from, all of which run direct to Vienna Central Station. There are no major changes in frequency at the weekend, and no seasonal drop-offs.

How long is the journey by train from Bratislava to Vienna?

Taking the train from Bratislava to Vienna shouldn't take long, whenever travellers choose to board. Passengers can expect ÖBB trains to take between one hour five minutes and one hour 20 minutes in virtually all cases. None of these trains will require a change as they make their way from Bratislava Hlavna stanica to Vienna Central.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bratislava to Vienna?

Departure train station: all trains to Vienna from Bratislava will depart from Hlavna stanica, the Slovak capital's major train station. The station is around 400 metres north of the city centre, so walking is an option, but buses and trams are available. Inside the station, expect to find plenty of cafes, shops, ATMs, charging points, and lounges to relax before boarding.

Arrival train station: trains from Bratislava to Vienna will leave from Vienna Central Station (also known as Wien Hauptbahnhof). The station is in south-central Vienna, and buses run from outside the doors to the centre of town, while metro services to Stephansplatz take approximately five minutes. At the station, visitors can dine and shop, use toilets, or take advantage of left-luggage facilities.

Which train companies travel from Bratislava to Vienna?

Only one train company covers the route to Vienna from Bratislava. Austrian national carrier ÖBB is the sole operator and offers a very frequent daily service from central Bratislava to central Vienna.

ÖBB Bratislava to Vienna

ÖBB train times on this journey are very short, generally varying from one hour five minutes to one hour 20 minutes. Services on this route are always direct, with no changes necessary. Travellers can expect multiple departures every hour from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., and over 25 services every day.

Bratislava to Vienna trains: services on board

ÖBB offers a luxurious First-Class fare for premium travel. This offers extended leg room, adjustable seats, and individual electrical sockets for passenger devices. Air conditioning and WiFi are also provided for all travellers. Travellers can take as much luggage as they can store in the train's compartments and racks, and bike tickets can be purchased (adding 10% to the total ticket cost). Pets are permitted on all services, with a couple of guidelines. Small animals incur no fees, but larger pets will require a small surcharge to take them on-board. Finally, there are extensive provisions for disabled travellers with ÖBB. Boarding and riding should be hassle-free, but the company recommends that passengers contact its Mobility Service before travelling, to ensure that every detail is covered.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bratislava to Vienna?

ÖBB fares tend to be fairly uniform, but you can save small amounts by choosing budget tickets or opting for standard class over First-Class. Bigger savings can be obtained by booking well in advance or being flexible about when travelling. There may well be special offers for certain dates, so it's worth keeping as many options open as possible.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Bratislava and Vienna?

Travel between Bratislava, Slovakia and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Slovakia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Bratislava?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bratislava to Vienna as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Bratislava, Slovakia from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel from Austria to Slovakia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bratislava from Vienna?

Entry into Slovakia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Slovakia from Vienna?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 13 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

The government of Slovakia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bratislava from Vienna.

How much does a cheap train to Vienna from Bratislava cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Bratislava and Vienna for as low as £10  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Bratislava to Vienna on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bratislava to Vienna train price to come in at an average of £10  one way.
What is the distance by train from Bratislava to Vienna?
The Bratislava to Vienna train distance is approximately 33 miles (54 km).
How long is the train between Bratislava and Vienna?
On average the Bratislava to Vienna train time is 1 h 7 min  covering the 33 miles (54 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Bratislava goes to Vienna? Which train station do I come into Vienna from Bratislava?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bratislava predmestie   and arriving in Wien Westbahnhof.

Where is the departure train station in Bratislava located? Where is the arrival train station in Vienna located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bratislava predmestie, which is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Wien Westbahnhof, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Bratislava to Vienna?
When taking a train from Bratislava to Vienna, you can count on ÖBB, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Regionalzug for the best way to get you to Vienna. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Vienna from Bratislava and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any Bratislava to Vienna direct trains?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Bratislava to Vienna, and you can find a direct train for this route with ÖBB or ÖBB | REX  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Vienna from Bratislava?
The average number of trains departing Bratislava for Vienna is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Bratislava to Vienna? When is the last train from Bratislava to Vienna?
The first Bratislava to Vienna train departs at 04: 37   and the last train from Bratislava to Vienna leaves at 21: 37. Check out the most up-to-date Bratislava to Vienna train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Bratislava to Vienna for the best deals?
You can find a train to Vienna from Bratislava to cost on average £10 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bratislava to Vienna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bratislava
Vienna
The major railway station for departures from Bratislava is Bratislava predmestie. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bratislava predmestie for your trip to Vienna from Bratislava.