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

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Fly from Berlin Tegel, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Vienna (VIE) TXL - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$50 - $160

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Vienna (VIE) SXF - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$34 - $144

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Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bratislava hl.st. Ec

$65 - $100

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...

$65 - $94

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Bratislava N260

$38 - $69

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Bratislava

$37 - $59

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bratislava 421.7 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bratislava is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Bratislava via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Bratislava hl.st.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Bratislava is 553 km. The road distance is 674.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 8 h 33 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Berlin to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Berlin to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Berlin to Bratislava train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bratislava is to train which takes 8 h 33 min and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 345.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 8 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Bratislava 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Berlin to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Berlin to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Berlin to Bratislava train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bratislava is 675 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Berlin to Bratislava.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa, easyJet and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 534+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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