There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Bratislava by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Vienna, bus  •  5h 18m

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

23€ - 139€

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Fly to Budapest, bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava

57€ - 231€

Bus  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Bratislava

55€ - 110€

Train, night train  •  18h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica En

45€ - 93€

Night train, bus  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord to Wien Hbf Night Train
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet / ...

27€ - 80€

Drive  •  11h 22m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bratislava 1033.1 km

120€ - 180€

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs $24 - $160 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs $24 - $160 and takes 5h 18m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 18m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Bratislava is 805 km. The road distance is 1033.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bratislava without a car is to bus which takes 15h 35m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m 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 station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 804.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

Omega Group operates a bus from Bucureşti to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 15h 35m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 260€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
18€ - 23€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Night train from Bucuresti Nord to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
20h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 75€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Bratislava, Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucureşti to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Omega Group
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
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
20h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Bucharest to Bratislava bus services, operated by Omega Group, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Bratislava is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 10:48 AM in Bucharest and 9:48 AM in Bratislava.

Bucharest to Bratislava train services, operated by EuroNight, arrive at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Bratislava is 1033 km. It takes approximately 11h 22m to drive from Bucharest to Bratislava.

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Cairo Aviation, Tarom, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Bucharest to Bratislava bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 819+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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