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

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Bus to Vienna, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 44 min

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

$82 - $228

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Fly Bratislava to Charleroi  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Charleroi (CRL) BTS - CRL

$45 - $231

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Train via Würzburg Hbf  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$226 - $346

Train  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$216 - $336

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Aachen
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$65 - $103

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Brussels, Brussels-North station N136 / ...

$75 - $130

Drive  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Brussels 743.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Brussels is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Brussels is to bus and fly which costs 65€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Brusel Nord via Wien Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Brussels is 968 km. The road distance is 1189.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 13 h 15 min and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Bratislava to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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Bratislava to Brussels 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 Brussels is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 35€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 300€ and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 19 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 604.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Brussels, Belgium?

Ryanair flies from Bratislava to Brussels 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Brussels via Wien Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hbf, and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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 Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Bratislava to Aachen
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aachen to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bratislava to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Bratislava to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Brussels is 1190 km. It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to drive from Bratislava to Brussels.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Bratislava to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 954+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Bratislava Airport is to line 61 shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 1€.

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