There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Bratislava by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. ATH - VIE

$82 - $267

Cheapest option

Fly to Bratislava  •  5 h 27 min

  1. ATH - BTS

$61 - $2,211

5 alternative options

Fly to Budapest, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. ATH - BUD

$88 - $329

Bus Korona Travel  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Korona Travel

$106

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  27 h 10 min

  1. 597
  2. 260 / ...

$69 - $98

Train, night train  •  35 h 51 min

  1. 600
  2. Ec
  3. Rex / ...

$165 - $324

Drive  •  16 h 37 min

  1. 1043.5 miles

$250 - $370

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Ryanair flies from Athens to Bratislava twice a week. Alternatively, Korona Travel operates a bus from Athens to Bratislava once a week. Tickets cost $106 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
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
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Bratislava is 1251 km. The road distance is 1670 km.

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Bratislava is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 27 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Athens to Bratislava is to fly which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 50€ - 1900€.

No, there is no direct train from Athens to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 51 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Athens to Bratislava, including transfers.