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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 trip 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.

Train companies

ÖBB trains from Vienna to Bratislava

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Vienna and Bratislava with ÖBB! As an official travel partner of ÖBB, Omio can help you search current train timetables from ÖBB, compare the best routes between Vienna and Bratislava as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Vienna to Bratislava train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Vienna to Bratislava on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 33 miles (54 km) trip from Vienna to Bratislava with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets between Vienna and Bratislava due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Trains from Vienna to Bratislava
Travel by train to Bratislava easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Bratislava.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Bratislava, Slovakia?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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 19/09/2021. 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 is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Bratislava, Slovakia to Vienna, Austria?

Return travel from Slovakia to Austria is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Austria 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 19/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Bratislava.

How much do cheap trains from Vienna to Bratislava cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Vienna to Bratislava to cost as little as £10  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Vienna to Bratislava?
The Vienna to Bratislava train ticket price is on average £10  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Vienna to Bratislava by train?
The train distance from Vienna to Bratislava is around 33 miles (54 km).
How long is the train between Vienna and Bratislava?
The train time between Vienna and Bratislava is on average 1 h 7 min  for the 33 miles (54 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Vienna to Bratislava by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Vienna to Bratislava, which train station in Vienna do I depart from and which train station in Bratislava do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Wien Westbahnhof   to Bratislava predmestie   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Wien Westbahnhof, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Vienna. The most popular arrival train station in Bratislava, called Bratislava predmestie, is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from its city centre.

What train companies offer a service to Bratislava from Vienna?
For the best Vienna to Bratislava train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | S-Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Vienna to Bratislava to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Bratislava from Vienna?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Vienna to Bratislava. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Vienna to Bratislava? When is the last train from Vienna to Bratislava?
The first Vienna to Bratislava train departs at 07: 16   and the last train from Vienna to Bratislava leaves at 20: 16. Check out the most up-to-date Vienna to Bratislava train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Bratislava from Vienna to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Vienna to Bratislava is on average £10 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Bratislava from Vienna available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Bratislava
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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