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Train Information between Vienna and Bratislava

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Bratislava cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £10, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.

Train companies

ÖBB trains from Vienna to Bratislava

You can travel by train from Vienna to Bratislava with ÖBB for as low as £10. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

ÖBB

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

Find cheap tickets for ÖBB trains between Vienna and Bratislava 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 Vienna to Bratislava train timetable from ÖBB, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 33 miles (54 km) journey between Vienna and Bratislava, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Vienna and Bratislava 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 Bratislava from Vienna and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Vienna and Bratislava with ÖBB!

    When you buy your ÖBB train tickets from Vienna to Bratislava don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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 Vienna to Bratislava

    Trains in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) provide direct trains from Vienna to Bratislava. The daily timetable begins very early in the morning and offers a train every 30 minutes throughout the day until the final departure from Vienna late in the evening. Vienna to Bratislava trains take around an hour to arrive in the Slovakian capital.

    Taking the Train from Vienna

    Trains from Vienna to Bratislava depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof, the new central station located to the south of the center. There are plentiful public transport connections, including stops on the S-Bahn local railway network and the U-Bahn metro. Tram numbers 0 and 18 provide a regular service to the center of Vienna. Bus services 13A and 69A serve the station and the N66 route runs throughout the night from Sunday to Thursday (the U-Bahn provides night services at weekends). Taxis are available from the station rank or nearby on Favoritenstrasse.

    Getting into Bratislava by Train

    The Slovakian capital is an underrated gem of central Europe, an atmospheric and elegant city, overlooked by its distinctive castle, popularly compared to an upside-down table. Bratislava's charming old town offers a wealth of tempting cafes, bars, and restaurants. Trains from Vienna to Bratislava arrive at two stations, Bratislava Petrzalka, located south of the city center, and the more central Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, a 15-minute walk north of the old town. Petrzalka Station is close to the bus and coach station on Rusovska Cesta and has a bus stop by its entrance on Panonska Cesta. Hlavna Stanica is served by trolley-bus routes 201 and 210, trams 2, 3, 8 and 13 and coaches 32, 41 and 61, all providing connections around the city and the old town. There is an express bus service to the airport.

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Vienna and Bratislava?

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

    What is the status of international entry into Slovakia from Austria?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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

    When travelling in Slovakia, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 30/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Vienna to Bratislava before travelling.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Austria from Bratislava, Slovakia?

    The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Bratislava is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Vienna from Bratislava restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 01/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Bratislava closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the price of the cheapest train to Bratislava from Vienna?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Vienna and Bratislava for as low as £10  for the next 7 days.
    How much does the train from Vienna to Bratislava cost on average?
    The Vienna to Bratislava train ticket price is on average £10  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How many miles is it from Vienna to Bratislava by train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Vienna and Bratislava via train to be approximately 33 miles (54 km).
    How long is the train from Vienna to Bratislava?
    On average the Vienna to Bratislava train time is 1 h 7 min  covering the 33 miles (54 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    What station does the Vienna to Bratislava train leave from? Which Bratislava train station do I come into from Vienna?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.

    Where is the Vienna train station located? Where is the Bratislava train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bratislava predmestie, located 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre.

    What train providers go from Vienna to Bratislava?
    Take the Vienna to Bratislava train with ÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | S-Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Bratislava from Vienna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I buy a direct train from Vienna to Bratislava?
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains between Vienna and Bratislava per day with ÖBB or ÖBB | REX  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    How many train services are there between Vienna and Bratislava a day?
    The average number of trains departing Vienna for Bratislava is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Vienna to Bratislava?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Vienna at 05: 16. The last train leaves from Vienna at 19: 16. Check Omio for the latest train times from Vienna to Bratislava and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book Vienna Bratislava train tickets to score the best deals?
    You can find a train from Vienna to 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 Vienna to Bratislava train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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