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There are 5 ways to get from Bratislava to Košice by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Bratislava  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kosice (KSC) BTS - KSC

$56 - $241

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Košice 702502 / ...

$15 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus to Vienna, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC

$93 - $406

Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Kosice R / ...

$18 - $25

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Košice 280.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Košice is to train which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Košice is to fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Košice. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Kosice. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Košice is 313 km. The road distance is 449.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Košice without a car is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 15€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Bratislava to Košice, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Košice bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, depart from Bratislava station.

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Bratislava to Košice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Košice is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 5 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 195.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Košice, Slovakia?

CSA flies from Bratislava to Košice once daily. Alternatively, Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Košice hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Košice
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Košice
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Košice
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
Arriva Michalovce
Website
arrivami.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Košice
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
arrivami.sk

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The quickest flight from Bratislava Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bratislava to Košice bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, arrive at Košice station.

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Bratislava to Košice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Kosice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Košice is 450 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Bratislava to Košice.

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CSA offers flights from Bratislava Airport to Kosice Airport.

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Book your Bratislava to Košice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Košice. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bratislava Airport is to line 61 shuttle which takes 17 min and costs 1€.

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