There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Bratislava by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Vienna, bus  •  5h 48m

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

40€ - 159€

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Fly to Bratislava  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bratislava (BTS) DUB - BTS

52€ - 166€

Car ferry, train, bus via Prague  •  34h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
  4. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Bratislava, hl.st.

195€ - 512€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  36h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
  4. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 901 / ...

224€ - 538€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  39h 51m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 901 / ...

92€ - 113€

Car ferry, train, bus #2  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to Trenčín
  4. Take the train from Trencin to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Ic / ...

172€ - 230€

Car ferry, drive  •  33h 31m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Bratislava

235€ - 385€

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP via London and Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 51m.

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The distance between Dublin and Bratislava is 1732 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bratislava without a car is to car ferry and train and bus via Prague which takes 34h 4m and costs 190€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Dublin to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Dublin to Bratislava bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Dublin to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP station.

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Bratislava is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 6:33 PM in Dublin and 7:33 PM in Bratislava.

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  • Distance: 1732.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 48m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Bratislava once daily.

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Aer Lingus, Swiss, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 801+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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Flag of Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia, and with a population of about 450,000, the country's largest city. The greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia, occupying both banks of the River Danube and the left bank of the River Morava. Bordering Austria and Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two independent countries. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Bratislava

  • Bratislava Castle

    Bratislava Castle is the main castle of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. The massive rectangular building with four corner towers stands on an isolated rocky hill of the Little Carpathians directly above the Danube river in the middle of Bratislava. Because of its size and location, it has been a dominant feature of the city for centuries.

  • Old Town

    The Old Town of Bratislava (Slovak: Staré Mesto) is the historic center and one of the boroughs of Bratislava, in the Bratislava Region of Slovakia. It is coextensive with the smallest Slovak administrative district by area, Bratislava I. It contains the small, but preserved medieval city center, Bratislava Castle and other important landmarks. Bratislava's Old Town is known for its many churches, the Bratislava Riverfront and cultural institutions, it is also the location of most of the foreign states embassies and important Slovak institutions including the National Council of the Slovak Republic; the Summer Archbishop's Palace, seat of the Government of Slovakia; and Grassalkovich Palace, seat of the President of Slovakia.

  • St. Martin's Cathedral

    The St. Martin's Cathedral (Slovak: Katedrála svätého Martina, German: Kathedrale des Heiligen Martin, Hungarian: Szent Márton-dóm or Koronázó templom) is a church in Bratislava, Slovakia, and the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bratislava. It is situated at the western border of the historical city center below Bratislava Castle. It is the largest and one of the oldest churches in Bratislava, known especially for being the coronation church of the Kingdom of Hungary between 1563 and 1830.

  • Slovak National Theater

    The Slovak National Theater (Slovak: Slovenské národné divadlo, abbr. SND) denotes:

Places to stay in Bratislava

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