There are 9 ways to get from Germany 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Stuttgart, bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$54 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj / ...

$25 - $54

7 alternative options

Fly from Berlin Tegel, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Vienna (VIE) TXL - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$50 - $161

Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$73 - $224

Fly from Munich, bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$87 - $341

Fly from Frankfurt, bus  •  4 h 47 min

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

$75 - $265

Fly from Hamburg, bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$68 - $185

Train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bratislava hl.st. Ec

$65 - $104

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bratislava 421.7 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germany to Slovakia is to bus which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Slovakia is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Germany and Slovakia is 696 km. The road distance is 674.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Germany to Slovakia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Praha, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Slovakia. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The best way to get from Germany to Slovakia is to train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 4 min.

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Germany to Slovakia train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Slovakia.
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  • Distance: 435.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Germany and Slovakia?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 8 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Bratislava via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc, and Praha, ÚAN Florenc in around 10 h 4 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
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
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, 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 Berlín, Südkreuz Bf to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $15

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