There are 7 ways to get from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main by bus, plane, 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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Bus, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 37 min

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

$74 - $262

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Frankfurt 161

$45 - $95

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Bus, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$93 - $261

Bus, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$105 - $264

Train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$131 - $206

Bus Eurolines DE  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 901 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Frankfurt

$65 - $98

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main 500.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main is to bus and fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Frankfurt am Main is 650 km. The road distance is 800.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Bratislava station.

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Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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  • Distance: 406.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main via Wien Hbf in around 8 h 26 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CZ operates a bus from Bratislava to Frankfurt am Main twice a week. Tickets cost $45 - $95 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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, Bratislava Most SNP to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Bratislava to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eurolines.de

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