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There are 5 ways to get from Bratislava to Arad by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Arad, Arad 1926 / ...

$15 - $110

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Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Arad Ic

$43 - $63

Bus Mayer & Mayer Reisen  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy to Budapest Népliget aut.áll. Leo Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad

$24 - $47

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Arad 286 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly, shuttle  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Arad

$110 - $308

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Arad is to bus which costs 21€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Arad is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Arad, Arad. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Arad. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Arad via Budapest-Nyugati and Szolnok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Arad is 386 km. The road distance is 457.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Arad without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 13€ - 95€.

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The bus from Bratislava to Arad, Arad takes 6 h 35 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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Bratislava to Arad train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Arad is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 13€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Arad.
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  • Distance: 241.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Arad, Romania?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bratislava to Arad 6 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Arad via Budapest-Nyugati and Szolnok in around 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Arad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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 Bratislava to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Arad
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Arad
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Arad
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bratislava to Arad
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Arad, autogara Transdara
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy to Budapest Népliget aut.áll.
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Bratislava to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Bratislava to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Arad is 1 h ahead of Bratislava. It is currently 1:51 AM in Bratislava and 2:51 AM in Arad.

Bratislava to Arad train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Arad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Arad is 458 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Bratislava to Arad.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Bratislava to Arad bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Arad. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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