There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Bratislava by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Geneva to Vienna, bus  •  4 h 48 min

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

$57 - $224

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Train to Lyon, fly to Vienna, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vienna (VIE) LYS - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$110 - $311

Fly Geneva to Bratislava  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bratislava (BTS) GVA - BTS

$101 - $389

Train, bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Flughafen Wien Rj
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP 901 / ...

$208 - $367

Train  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$208 - $371

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Bratislava

$85 - $110

Bus, train  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str.
  2. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP

$78 - $125

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bratislava 682 miles

$140 - $210

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Zürich HB and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Bratislava is 855 km. The road distance is 1091.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bratislava without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Geneva to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Geneva to Bratislava bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Bratislava train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bratislava is to fly which takes 8 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Geneva to Bratislava bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 534.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Wizz Air, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Geneva to Bratislava 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Bratislava via Zürich HB and Wien Hbf in around 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Bratislava via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Bratislava via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Bratislava via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Geneva to Bratislava via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Bratislava via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Geneva to Bratislava via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
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Raileurope.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Geneva to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str.
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Geneva to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava-Petrzalka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bratislava is 1091 km. It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to drive from Geneva to Bratislava.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva 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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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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