There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia 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.

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Fly from Frankfurt, bus  •  4 h 35 min

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

$73 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bratislava

$45 - $95

3 alternative options

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$115 - $285

Train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$136 - $199

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bratislava 501.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Slovakia is 793 km. The road distance is 801.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia without a car is to train which takes 7 h 58 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Slovakia.
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  • Distance: 495.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Slovakia?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 7 h 58 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CZ operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $95 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min. Eurobus SK also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
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 hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Frankfurt to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Frankfurt to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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