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There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Bratislava by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly to Vienna, bus

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

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Fly to Bratislava

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

Car ferry, train, bus via Prague

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the bus from Newport South Wales Train Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
  5. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Bratislava, hl.st.

Car ferry, train, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the bus from Newport South Wales Train Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Linz Wissensturm
  5. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
  6. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica

Car ferry, drive

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

Dublin to Bratislava by car ferry, walk, train and bus

3 Weekly Services
46h 29m Average Duration
€234 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs €40 - €280 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bratislava is to fly which costs €40 - €240 and takes 5h 23m.

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It is approximately 1732 km to get from Dublin to Bratislava.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bratislava without a car is to car ferry and train and bus via Prague which takes 38h 42m and costs €210 - €310.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Dublin to Bratislava, including transfers.

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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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Bratislava is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:14 AM in Dublin and 9:14 AM in Bratislava.

Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 703 bus which takes 13 min and costs €7 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 1732.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Bratislava 6 times a week.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€28 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Dublin to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €1000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Bratislava, hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €35
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€23 - €35
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€19 - €23
Business
€26 - €32
1st Class
€27 - €32
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €45
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€26 - €40
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
RegioJet
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
RegioJet
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 - €8
Website
Slovak Lines
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Newport Train Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€65 - €80

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