The capital Bratislava, numerous spas such as Piest'any or Trencianske Teplice or hitherto undiscovered cities such as Trencin or Kosice in the east of Austria’s neighbour invite visitors to an entertaining city trip. Mountainous Central and Eastern Slovakia with the well-known High Tatras, Low Tatras and Slovak Paradise National Park are waiting to be discovered by you.

ÖBB takes you to Bratislava from all across Austria - comfortably and affordably

From Vienna’s Main Station, using our REX trains which depart hourly, you can reach Bratislava in about 1 hour. Departing from the provinces and including a swift and comfortable changing of trains, you can be in the Slovak capital in roughly 3 hours from Linz and in approximately 4 hours from Graz or Salzburg.

Use our Bratislava ticket and get from Vienna to Bratislava in an affordable way, including a day pass for the public transport system in Bratislava. More information

The Sparschiene Ticket is a great and affordable way to travel to Bratislava from all over Austria, for instance from Linz and Graz to Bratislava from 19 € and from Salzburg from 29 €.

Discovering Slovakia with ÖBB

The direct train from Vienna to Kosice offers the best, most comfortable direct connection to Slovakia east of Bratislava. From Vienna’s Main Station, you can reach Poprad-Tatry, the gate to the High Tatras and the Slovak Paradise National Park in about 5 hours.

In addition to the direct connection, we offer you many attractive transfer connections that depart every 2 hours to Central and Eastern Slovakia, changing trains at Bratislava Main Station ( For instance, this allows you to reach the Low Tatras (arrival station Liptovsky Mikulas) from Vienna in as little as 4h23min.


Our Sparschiene Tickets are an affordable way to travel to any place in Slovakia, for instance from Vienna to Liptovsky-Mikulas or Poprad-Tatry from 24 € and to Kosice from 29 €. Travelling on Intercity-trains in Slovakia requires a compulsory seat reservation. Purchase your seat reservation through the ÖBB Customer Service line at +43 (0)5 1717, the ÖBB ticket counters and travel agencies offering ticket sales.

How to get your Sparschiene Ticket

You can purchase your Sparschiene Ticket online in the ÖBB Ticketshop or via the ÖBB App as well as through the ÖBB Customer Service line at +43 (0)5 1717, the ÖBB ticket counters and travel agencies offering ticket sales. Sparschiene Tickets to Slovakia are available in 1st and 2nd class. Children below the age of 15 travel for free if accompanied by their parents or grandparents. Limited availability - please book early.