Bratislava to Vienna by bus

There is a direct bus connection between Bratislava and Vienna. You can buy tickets either on the Internet, in the ticket offices located nearby the bus stations of both cities or even directly on the bus.

Buy bus tickets

There are several bus companies providing connection between Bratislava and Vienna with another stop at the Vienna airport Schwechat. The bus company Slovakia Lines operates 21 buses daily leaving from Vienna to Bratislava and vice versa and it takes approx. 45 minutes for  7.7€ one way ticket and return ticket for 14.30€. There are two main operators on this route - Slovak Lines and Blaguss.

Operator: Slovak lines

Buy tickets

To buy a Slovakia Lines ticket choose from following options: 

  • Use form above and you will be redirected to the Slovak lines shop

  • Slovaklines ticket office at Bus Station Mlynske Nivy  

  • Slovaklines reservation centers at Vienna airport arrival hall

  • Slovaklines ticket office at Sudtirolerplatzin Vienna

  • Coach drivers (they can speak basic English), while purchasing the ticket at the bus driver announce your bus stop either in Vienna or in Bratislava. 

Depending on your arrival time to Vienna airport you can buy an open return ticket in the office of Vienna airport Lines Postubus located in the arrival hall. In a case of a delayed flight your booked ticket can be used for any other service of the Slovakialines buses within the same day (as far as there is a free seat in that connection). 

While visiting Vienna you can buy a bus ticket including all day long ticket for the public transport for the city of Vienna. For Bratislava visitors there is a Bratislava-ticket used for public transport in Bratislava that can be purchased at the driver for additional fee. Find more information about the Combined tickets here. There is also a possibility of buying an OPEN ticket with validation of 180 days.

Timetable

You can download the pocket timetable BRATISLAVA - Vienna here.

Bus stops in Bratislava

  •  Bratislava airport, bus stop in front of the arrival hall
  •  Bratislava Bus Station Mlynske Nivy, platform no. 12
  •  Petrzalka, Einsteinova street (coming from Vienna)

Bus stops in Vienna

  •  Vienna airport Schwechat
  •  Bratislava - Vienna:  Ankunftsebene (arrivals), platform no. 5
  •  Vienna – Bratislava: Ankunftsebene (arrivals), platform no. 4
  •  Vienna, Südtirolerplatz: platform no. C1

Operator: Blaguss

Another option how to travel to Vienna is to use Blaguss Slovakia buses which operates 13 times per day connecting Bratislava and Vienna.

  • online
  • sales close 24h prior the bus departure
  • Vienna airport Schwechat, located directly at the departure of CAT and P4, Arrival Hall on Level 0
  • Euroline main office in Vienna, Erdberg, info@eurolines.at
  • Sale office in Bratislava, www.floratour.sk
  • at the bus driver
  •  In case of any questions: nonstop hotline: 00421 243 63 7257

Bus stops

  • Bratislava airport
  • Bratislava most SNP (Novy most)
  • Bratislava Petrzalka, Einsteinova street
  • Airport Wien, Schwechat, Busterminal platforma 5
  • Vienna, VIB, Erdbergstrasse 200/A

Prices

The price for Blaghus Slovakia bus lines varies depending on your journey:

  • From Bratislava airport to Vienna, Erdbergstrasse:  10€ one-way/18€ return 
  • From Bratislava airport to Vienna,  Airport Schwechat: 7.20€ one-way/12€ return 
  • From Bratislava most SNP (Novy most) to Airport Schwechat: 7.20€ one-way/12€ return 
  • From Bratislava most SNP (Novy most) to Vienna, Erdbergstrasse: 7.20€ one-way/12€ return 
  • FromBratislava Petrzalka, Einsteinova street to airport Schwechat: 7.20€ one-way/12€ return 
  • From Bratislava Petrzalka, Einsteinova street to Vienna, Erdbergstrasse: 7.20€ one-way/12€ return 
  • From Vienna, Erdbergstrasse to Vienna,  Airport Schwechat: 5€ one-way/9€ return  
Post a question

Discussion:

To whom it may concern:
3 Adults have travel scheduled with 3 bicycles to Bratislava by your's Bus.
We will arrive at Vienna international airport on 21 June 2014 from Seoul, Korea by Lufthansa.

Please let me know about our's 3 bicycle's carry to Bratislava by your's Bus
I am looking forward good word from you.

Thank you
From Seoul Korea

Published by Gun M. Lee/ Mr | 16 Mar '14

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Hi Gun M. Lee/ Mr,
please look at those websites :
www.schwechatexpress.sk/...xpress.sk/
www.blaguss.sk/...riadky.php
One option to consider is also going to Vienna first and then take a train
Regards

Published by Samuel (Bratislava Guide) | 9 days ago

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I will arrive on 3 dec 2013 in Budapest ,after 3 days I will go to Bratislava ..where is the bus central station in Budapest ? what street name area ? help..

Published by jose santos | 20 Nov '13

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Hello Jose,
the bus station from which buses depart to Bratislava is called Népliget Bus station.
Have a safe trip.

Published by Jakub (Author) | 02 Dec '13

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Hello: I need to purchase tickets for 3 adults to travel from Vienna on Wed October 16 to Bratislavia Airport. I would like to reserve 3 seats for the 5:00 pm bus. And I would like to reserve 3 seats from Bratislavia Airport to Vienna on Sunday October 20 for approximately 3:00 pm. Please email information for this booking. I tried to book online, but found it too difficult as, regrettably, I do not speak German

Published by Teryl Greenard | 16 Oct '13

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how can i get from the airport to bratislava

Published by Yiannakis Kapitanis | 14 Oct '13

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Hello Yiannakis,
Airport is very close to Bratislava. Bus n. 61 will take you to wider city center.
Hope it helps

Published by Jakub (Author) | 28 Oct '13

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Okay so CLEARLY i am so behind on Neeno... you've been away from Taiwan for 3 monhts now? WTH! Why? But it's so exciting that Lily is coming to see you (btw, her picture is now on my website, not sure if you noticed, hehe) don't stress, i'm sure she'll LOVE Slovenia and Europe in general... she'll just be happy to see you! As for how you can surprise her? Since she loves the simple things in life... perhaps a bouquet of flowers when you meet her in the airport? A private dinner somewhere? with candlelight? Oooo is she going to meet your family too!??! eeeeeek! So can you direct me to the blog post explaining why you left taiwan and what your guys' plans are for the future? hahaha!

Published by ePa3hTkyNK | 06 Oct '13

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*Slovakia

Published by Samuel (Bratislava Guide) | 06 Oct '13

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Hey

Me and my family is planning to take us from Bratislava to Vienna , do you think that is wise?
Also, are we get on from the main bus station?
I am staying at Obchodna, how far is the bus station to the hotel apartment ?

Or will train better ? it seems the price is not much different

Published by JoC | 26 Sep '13

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I can not comment on ti if it is wise are not. But main bus station is from Obchodná street 8 minutes by troleybus n. 208. From there you can take bus for 7,70 Euros. Your other option is to take train. You will get to Petržalka trian station (note that from main station this trian does not commute!) You gt on Zochova on bus n. 93/94//80 and travel 5 minutes to bus stop ŽST Petržalka. On trian station your ticket into center of Vienna will cost about 11 Euros with adiotonal 3.6 you can by pass for public transport in Vienna.

Published by Jozef (Bratislava Guide) | 27 Sep '13

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Hi JoC,
Vienna is worth visiting. Train is more comfortable, and as you say, price does not differ that much. See Bratislava to Vienna by train for more information.
Regards

Published by Jakub (Author) | 02 Oct '13

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Hello!
Could you please help me with something? I'm going from Viena by bus to Bratislava and is that direct bus line?or I must change a bus?which is the name of bus station,when a bus arrive to Bratislava?

Many thanks!!!

Published by Edvin | 11 Sep '13

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Hi, one of the lines is going from Wien, Südtirolerplatz platform number: C1 and it goes directly without any change to Bratislava. The ride is about 1 hour and 20 minutes long. Here is link for time schedule of the BUS. www.eurolines.sk/...en_new.pdf

Published by Jozef (Bratislava Guide) | 11 Sep '13

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What is your timetable on 26DEC13 from Vienna to Bratislava and back on the 01JAN14.
Many thanks

Published by M. Costin | 07 Sep '13

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Actual timetable for bus from Vienna to Bratislava is as follows: www.eurolines.sk/...en_new.pdf

Published by Jozef (Bratislava Guide) | 11 Sep '13

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Saturday October 19 we need to take a train from Vienna to Munich. We will be starting in Bratislava and need to know how to take a bus from Bratislava to Wein Westbahhof or Wein Meidling. The train Saturday October 19 leaves the train station at 10:00. Thank you for your help.

Published by Stuart Davis | 28 Aug '13

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Hi Stuart,
in this case you can take a train from Bratislava Petržalka station (not a central train statiion) directly to Wien Meidling. From here, trains to Munich depart regularly.
Hope it helps

Published by Jakub (Author) | 02 Sep '13

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Hi
2 of us need to get from vienna to Bratislava airport. Is there a place in the city centre where we can take the bus? We do not want to go to Vienna airport to do this. Our date is Aug 25.

Thanks

Published by Carol | 21 Aug '13

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Hi Carol,
the bus from Vienna should arrive directly to the Bratislava airport.
Hope it helped.

Published by Jakub (Author) | 02 Sep '13

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