There are 3 ways to get from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava by bus, 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.

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj / ...

$7 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Zilina R
  2. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$12 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava 129.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava is to bus which costs 6€ - 21€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Banská Bystrica and Bratislava is 165 km. The road distance is 207.8 km.

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The bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy takes 3 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping and arriving at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Banska Bystrica and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Zilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 102.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Banská Bystrica, Slovakia and Bratislava, Slovakia?

RegioJet operates a bus from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava via Zilina in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Banska Bystrica to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
slovakrail.sk
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
slivtour.sk
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Banska Bystrica to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sadhe.sk

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