There are 7 ways to get from Bratislava to Pilsen by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Praha hl.n. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Plzen hl.n. Ex / ...

$19 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň, Pilsen 851

$17 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus SAD Lucenec  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Plzeň 609702

$25 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Pilsen 262.9 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Vienna, fly to Prague, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Prague (PRG) VIE - PRG
  3. Take the train from Praha-Smichov to Plzen hl.n.

$99 - $298

Fly Bratislava to Prague, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Prague (PRG) BTS - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha-Smichov to Plzen hl.n.

$67 - $613

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

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  3. Take the train from Freising to Plzen hl.n.

$118 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Pilsen is to bus which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Plzen hl.n. via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Pilsen is 325 km. The road distance is 420.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Pilsen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 16€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Bratislava to Pilsen, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Pilsen bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy station.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Pilsen.
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  • Distance: 203.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Bratislava to Pilsen via Praha hl.n. in around 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Pilsen via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 50 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
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Vienna to Prague
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Bratislava to Praha hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha-Smichov to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
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 Freising to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 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, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
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
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 - $35
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
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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
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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