There are 9 ways to get from Bologna 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.

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Fly Bologna to Vienna, bus  •  4 h 34 min

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

$88 - $329

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Bratislava N545

$27 - $80

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Train to Venice, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Vienna (VIE) VCE - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$109 - $430

Train to Florence, fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Vienna (VIE) FLR - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$100 - $404

Fly Bologna to Bratislava  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Bratislava (BTS) BLQ - BTS

$37 - $244

Bus RegioJet  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet

$28 - $36

Train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$88 - $179

Night train, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Wien Hauptbahnhof Nj 1234
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet

$73 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Bratislava 513.3 miles

$120 - $180

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Venezia Mestre and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Bratislava is 601 km. The road distance is 821.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 50 min and costs .

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

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

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Bologna to Bratislava train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bratislava is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 375.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Ryanair flies from Bologna to Bratislava twice a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Bratislava 5 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Florence to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Florence to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Bologna to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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Bologna to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava-Petrzalka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Bratislava is 821 km. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Bologna to Bratislava.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Bratislava train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Bologna to Bratislava bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 490+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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