Bratislava has a direct bus connection with Vienna with 20+ departures per day. The journey takes only around 1 hour. There is also a good connection between both airports

There are two main bus operators providing direct connection between Bratislava and Vienna:

  • Slovak Lines Express in cooperation with Austrian Postbus
  • Blaguss

Both operators have regular service between Bratislava Airport and Vienna Airport. Little differences are just in frequency, pricing and comfort. While Slovak Lines offers more flexibility in terms of regularity and flexibility, Blaguss is a bit cheaper and faster. Following table summarizes the offer from both providers. 

Basic comparison of services


Slovak Lines


Number of daily departs



Number of stops



Declared duration (airport to airport)

90 min

60 min

WiFi on board

Air condition

Buy tickets online

Buy tickets at driver

Ticket prices (airport to airport)


Slovak Lines*



One way


One way


Adult (27+)





Young (13-26)





Children (4-12)





Baby (0-3)




Hand baggage



Extra luggage



* If you are traveling to Vienna city (not the airport) with Slovak Lines, you can consider buying a so called KOMBI Ticket. It includes one-day public transport ticket in Vienna for discounted price (10-20% off). Learn more about price and conditions here.

** You do not have to buy a ticket for an exact return date, unless you want. This is called an OPEN Ticket, which can be used for any return journey taking place till 180 days since the purchase. 

Note: Prices may change over time. While we do our best to keep the data updated, we could have missed the latest updated. Please double-check the current prices for Slovak Lines and Blaguss in the official pricing page.


To see the exact departure times, use the journey planner or see official timetables of Slovak Lines and Blaguss. Following list of departure points can help you decide, which service to use.

  • From Bratislava airport - for early departures between 4am and 11am, Blaguss would be the best choice as buses leave approximately every 90 minutes. Since 11:30am, Slovak Lines starts to operate on this route as well every 60 minutes. So the afternoon departures are pretty frequent.

  • From Bratislava city center - if you are accommodated in the city center, you can hop on the Slovak Lines bus at Central Bus Station (Bratislava AS). If you prefer Blagus bus, it departs from under the Most SNP bridge. Both stops have a frequent coverage of departures approximately every 60 minutes (even 30 minutes during peak hours). First buses depart around 4am and last ones at 11pm.  

  • From Vienna airport - first buses depart at 6am on a frequent basis almost every 60 minutes (even more frequent during the day and peak hours). Last bus depart after midnight. In general there are 37 daily departures from Vienna airport to Bratislava

  • From Vienna city - Blaguss bus departs from Erdbergstrasse since 6am to 00:30am every 60-90 minutes. Slovak Lines bus departs from Vienna Hauptbahnhof (central train station) since 6:30am to 23:30pm every 30-60 minutes. If you are around Hauptbahnhof, you should also consider using the train.

Note: Timetables may change over time. While we do our best to keep the data updated, we could have missed the latest updated. Please double-check the current timetables at Slovak Lines and Blaguss official page. 

Bus stops coverage 


Slovak Lines


Bratislava Airport

Bratislava AS - Central Bus Station


Bratislava, Most SNP - wider city center


Bratislava, Einsteinova st.



Heinburg / Donau


Vienna Airport - Schwechat

Vienna, Erdberg st. - wider city center

Vienna Hbf - Central Train Station



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Questions & Answers

  1. Ann

    Is there now a train connection from Vienna airport to downtown Bratislava or is the bus still the only way to get there?

    1. Samuel

      Hi Ann,
      it seems like you are right. There are also some private taxi services if you prefer this option.

  2. Sekhar


    I want to take a bus from vienna airport to Radisson Blu hotel at Bratislava. Please suggest

    1. Jakub

      Hi Sekhar,
      there is a direct connection between Vienna airport and Bratislava central bus station. This station is then 2km away from your hotel, easily accessible either by foot or by taxi.

  3. Alexis

    Hi! For travelling between Bratislava airport and Vienna, I would like to know if there's a difference in price tickets between buying online in advance and buying from the driver or at Bratislava Airport itself.


    1. Jakub

      Hi Alexis,
      no, the price stay the same regardless the way you buy it :)

  4. Lyubka

    Hi! Could you tell me how to get from Bratislava aut. st. Mlynske Nivy to Hotel Mercure Bratislava Centrum? Thank you in advance.

    1. Jakub

      Hi Lyubka,
      easiest would be taxi: less than 10€, 20 mins. Or you can go by public transport bus number 21, 206, 210 (0.90€ for a 60 mins ticket)

  5. Alexandra

    Hello, I am traveling from Bratislava to Vienna by bus and unfortunately I can’t complete the reservation with my credit cart, so I was wondering if I can buy my tickets when I arrive to the airport of Bratislava?

    1. Lucia

      Hi Alexandra,

      you can buy a ticket at the bus driver.


      1. Alexandra

        Hi Lucia,
        Thank you very much for your reply!!