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There are 4 ways to get from Bratislava to Poprad by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Poprad Bus Station Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop - Bardejov Central Bus Station / ...

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Train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Poprad-Tatry 601 / ...

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Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Poprad 339.5 km

Fly, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC
  2. Take the train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry

Bratislava to Poprad by bus

The bus journey time between Bratislava and Poprad is around 4h 30m and covers a distance of around 339 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by Slovak Lines and Slivtour, the Bratislava to Poprad bus service departs from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop and arrives in Poprad Bus Station. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
4h 30m
Fastest bus time:
4h 30m
Bus distance:
339 km
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€16
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:00
Last bus departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bratislava to Poprad bus schedules

Bratislava → Poprad
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 917 222 682

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Poprad is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Poprad is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Poprad is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Poprad is to bus which costs €16 - €24 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Poprad is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop station and arriving at Poprad Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Poprad-Tatry. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Bratislava and Poprad is 256 km. The road distance is 339.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Poprad without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs €16 - €24.

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The bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Poprad Bus Station takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bratislava to Poprad bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, depart from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop.

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Bratislava to Poprad train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Poprad is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs €16 - €24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €14 - €60 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Poprad.
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  • Distance: 255.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Poprad, Slovakia?

Slovak Lines operates a bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Poprad Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €22 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Slivtour also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Poprad-Tatry every 4 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €23 and the journey takes 4h 35m. ÖBB Intercity also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €23
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€14 - €23
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€4 - €7
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Košice, žel. st. to Poprad, Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€4 - €6
1st Class
€6 - €10
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €6
Business
€6 - €8
1st Class
€6 - €8
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Kosice to Poprad-Tatry
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €11
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€3 - €5
Economy Plus
€5 - €8
Business
€5 - €8
Premium
€8 - €11
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Poprad Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
Slovak Lines
Slivtour
Phone
+421 - (0)54 - 472 72 74
Email
slivtour@slivtour.sk
Website
slivtour.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Poprad
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
slivtour.sk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bratislava to Poprad bus services, operated by Slovak Lines, arrive at Poprad Bus Station.

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Bratislava to Poprad train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Poprad-Tatry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Poprad is 339 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Bratislava to Poprad.

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Austrian Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Vienna Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs €3 - €8.

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