Trains from Vienna to Bratislava

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Vienna to Bratislava Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:66
Trains arrive in:Bratislava
Trains depart from:Vienna
Train Ticket Price:14
Distance:55 Kms
Train Companies:ÖBB | REX

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.

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Vienna to Bratislava Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Vienna to Bratislava when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€14

1 Day in Advance

€14

1 Week in Advance

€14

2 Weeks in Advance

€14

1 Month in Advance

€14

3 Months in Advance

€14

Vienna to Bratislava Trains: General Information


Trains are an effective way of traveling from Vienna to Bratislava, taking under an hour to arrive.

  • autobus All Vienna to Bratislava trains are run by ÖBB.
  • autobus All Vienna to Bratislava trains are direct, depart from either Wien Hbf train station and arrive at either Bratislava's Petrzalka or Hlavna Stanica train station.
  • autobus The Vienna to Bratislava train journey takes as little as 59 minutes to arrive in Bratislava.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Vienna to Bratislava train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

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 buses 32, 41 and 61, all providing connections around the city and the old town. There is an express bus service to the airport.

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