Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Vrútky hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, SAD Presov, A.S operates a bus from Bratislava to Vrútky once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h. RegioJet also services this route twice daily.
From Bratislava hl.st. train to Vrutky. 3 h 10€. From Bratislava bus to Trenčín, AS then bus to Vrútky, AS. 4 h 35 min 11€. From Bratislava drive to Vrútky. 2 h 24 min 28€.