Salzburg to Bratislava by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    23:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 36m

Travelling from Salzburg to Bratislava by train

Fast trains from Salzburg to Bratislava take around 3 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Bratislava.

Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Bratislava?

Journeys between Salzburg and Bratislava usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Salzburg to Bratislava every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Bratislava?

The Salzburg to Bratislava train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Salzburg to Bratislava train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bratislava is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 06:12 and the last train is around 23:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:12, and the last at 22:22.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Salzburg to Bratislava train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Salzburg to Bratislava by train.

Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Bratislava?

More than one train company operates on the route from Salzburg to Bratislava, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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