Directions from Basel to Bratislava

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Recommended option

Fly from Basel, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Vienna (VIE) BSL - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$95 - $321

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N391
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 901 / ...

$55 - $91

6 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$98 - $324

Train to Berne, fly, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Vienna (VIE) BRN - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$197 - $1,186

Train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$165 - $278

Bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Bratislava

$65 - $80

Train, night train  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$175 - $298

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Bratislava 560.8 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Basel to Bratislava via Zürich HB and Wien Hbf in around 11 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Bratislava via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg in around 13 h 52 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Berne to Vienna via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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 Basel, Basel central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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 CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Bratislava is 714 km. The road distance is 897 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Bratislava is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 80 and takes 14 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Bratislava is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 34 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 320.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Zürich HB and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Basel to Bratislava, including transfers.