There are 10 ways to get from Aachen to Bratislava by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$95 - $267

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  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 27 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

$83 - $243

Train to Brussels, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 7 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

$117 - $279

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 48 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

$124 - $348

Train to Charleroi, fly to Bratislava  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bratislava (BTS) CRL - BTS

$82 - $283

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  11 h 52 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

$203 - $324

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

$192 - $308

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 1920
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 901 / ...

$61 - $101

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 40 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, Bratislava Most SNP via Aachen, Aachen Hüls and Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 19 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 52 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 52 min and costs 170€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Aachen to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Aachen to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Hüls 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 52 min and costs 170€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 19 min.

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  • Distance: 529.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Bratislava via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 11 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Bratislava via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, Aachen, Aachen Hüls, and Vienna, Vienna Erdberg in around 16 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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 23 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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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
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
38 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 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
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 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
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

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Aachen to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 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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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Vienna Airport.

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