There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Bratislava by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry 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  •  5 h 52 min

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

$86 - $239

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Fly to Bratislava  •  5 h 26 min

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

$60 - $214

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  31 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$343 - $679

Bus and ferry, train, bus  •  36 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$242 - $400

Bus and ferry, bus  •  40 h 3 min

  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 / ...

$123 - $193

Carferry, drive  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  4. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  5. Drive from Calais to Bratislava

$301 - $527

Questions & Answers

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 40 h 3 min.

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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 bus and ferry and train which takes 31 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min 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 2 h 40 min.

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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 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:19 PM in Dublin and 9:19 PM in Bratislava.

Austrian Airlines, Aer Lingus, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 490+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 1082.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Bratislava once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Dublin to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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