There are 9 ways to get from Bratislava to Transylvania 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 via Hegyeshalom  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$113 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş N963

$44 - $83

7 alternative options

Train  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$90 - $133

Night train, train  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest-Nyugati Metropol
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$67 - $102

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca
  2. Take the bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureş

$68 - $90

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Transylvania 509.7 miles

$100 - $150

Bus, fly to Sibiu  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sibiu (SBZ) VIE - SBZ
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș

$120 - $409

Bus, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) VIE - CLJ
  3. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$110 - $410

Bus, fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
  4. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Band

$84 - $249

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Transylvania, Romania?

You can take a train from Bratislava to Transylvania via Hegyeshalom, Budapest-Keleti, and Targu Mures in around 15 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bratislava to Transylvania via Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf., Vienna Airport, Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş, and Târgu Mureș in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
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
FlixBus
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 Vienna Airport to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Sebali Trans
Website
sebalitrans.ro
Bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sebalitrans.ro
Rocada Serv
Phone
+4-0744-62.66.32
Website
rocadaserv.autogari.ro
Bus from Cluj to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
rocadaserv.autogari.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Braşov to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Band
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Braşov to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mementobus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bratislava and Transylvania is 574 km. The road distance is 816 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Transylvania is to bus which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 16 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Transylvania is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 90€ - 360€.

No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Band via Vienna Airport and Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 15 h 59 min to get from Bratislava to Transylvania, including transfers.