There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Bratislava by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Vienna (VIE) OTP - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$63 - $209

Cheapest option

Fly to Bratislava  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Bratislava (BTS) OTP - BTS

$52 - $703

4 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Bratislava

$60 - $130

Train  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Hegyeshalom D

$123 - $180

Bus Amring  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Bratislava

$81 - $111

Drive  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bratislava 645.2 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava is to bus which costs $60 - $130 and takes 15 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs $60 - $210 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucureşti and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Hegyeshalom and Parndorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Bratislava is 805 km. The road distance is 1032.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 35 min and costs $60 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Bucharest to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Bratislava bus services, operated by Omega Group, depart from Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest to Bratislava train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava is to fly which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $50 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 15 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 503 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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

CSA, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Bucharest to Bratislava 4 times a day. Alternatively, Omega Group operates a bus from Bucharest to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 15 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bratislava via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucureşti to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
20 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro

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