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
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.
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* 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.
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.
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