There are 8 ways to get from Bratislava to Pilsen by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Ec
  2. Regional / ...

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Rj / ...
  2. Leo Express

$17 - $39

6 alternative options

Bus SAD Lucenec  •  7 h 15 min

  1. 609702

$25 - $35

Night train, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Eurocity
  2. Regional / ...

$20 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. 262.9 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Vienna, fly to Prague, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. VIE - PRG

$98 - $297

Bus to Vienna, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. VIE - MUC

$123 - $401

Fly Bratislava to Prague, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. BTS - PRG

$67 - $614

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Pilsen via Praha hl.n. and Prague - Main Station in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Pilsen via Praha, ÚAN Florenc and Praha ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Prague - Main Station to Plzen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freising to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Bratislava to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Bratislava to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
Bus from Prague, Prague Zličín to Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň Divadlo Alfa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Bus from Praha Zličín to Plzeň CAN
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $7
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Plzeň
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
sadlc.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bratislava and Pilsen is 325 km. The road distance is 421 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Pilsen is to bus which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Pilsen is to drive which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Plzen via Prague - Main Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Plzeň. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Bratislava to Pilsen, including transfers.