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There are 12 ways to get from Aachen to Bratislava by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$93 - $264

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Bus  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Bratislava

$55 - $95

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Vienna (VIE) DUS - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$82 - $247

Train to Brussels, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$101 - $277

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE
  4. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$118 - $346

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Bratislava  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Bratislava (BTS) EIN - BTS

$78 - $392

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to Vienna, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Vienna (VIE) LUX - VIE
  4. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$96 - $349

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$197 - $312

Train  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$191 - $296

Train, bus  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Siegburg Bf Re9
  2. Take the bus from Bonn to Bratislava

$90 - $144

Taxi, train, drive  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aachen to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bratislava

$356 - $492

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Bratislava 657.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Bratislava is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 17 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Bratislava is to train and fly and bus which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Bushof and arriving at Bratislava via Aachen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Bratislava is 848 km. The road distance is 1052.6 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 11 h 40 min and costs 170€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Aachen to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Aachen to Bratislava bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Aachen station.

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Aachen to Bratislava train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Bratislava is to train which takes 11 h 40 min and costs 170€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 17 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 529.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Aachen to Bratislava via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 11 h 40 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CZ operates a bus from Aachen to Bratislava 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Aachen to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz
Other operators
Taxi from Aachen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi-Mini-Car GmbH
Phone
+49 241/900700
Website
taxi-minicar-aachen.de
Central Car Autovermietung
Phone
+49 241/406487
Website
central-car.de
Alfa Funkzentrale GmbH
Phone
+49 241/22222
Website
alfataxi.de

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Aachen to Bratislava bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Aachen to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Bratislava is 1053 km. It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to drive from Aachen to Bratislava.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Vienna Airport.

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