There are 2 ways to get from Lake Balaton to Bratislava by car ferry, train or car

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Car ferry, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Szántódrév to Tihanyrév
  2. Take the train from Balatonfüred to Kelenföld
  3. Take the train from Kelenföld to Hegyeshalom Rj / ...

$66 - $102

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Lake Balaton to Bratislava 152.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Balaton to Bratislava is to drive which costs 8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Balaton to Bratislava is to drive which costs 8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Lake Balaton and Bratislava is 154 km. The road distance is 244.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Lake Balaton to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake Balaton to Bratislava is 244 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Lake Balaton to Bratislava.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake Balaton to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Lake Balaton, Hungary and Bratislava, Slovakia?

There is no direct connection from Lake Balaton to Bratislava. However, you can take the drive to Szántódrév, take the car ferry to Tihanyrév, take the drive to Balatonfüred, take the train to Kelenföld, take the train to Hegyeshalom, take the train to Parndorf, then take the train to Bratislava-Petrzalka. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bratislava.

Train operators
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 Kelenföld to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Ferry operators
Balatoni Hajózási Zrt.
Phone
+36 84 310 050
Email
ugyfelkozpont@bahart.hu
Website
balatonihajozas.hu
Car ferry from Szántódrév to Tihanyrév
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
en.balatonihajozas.hu

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