There are 9 ways to get from Heidelberg to Bratislava by train, plane, bus 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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Train to Frankfurt, fly, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$96 - $288

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Bus Eurobus SK  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Bratislava

$33 - $83

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Train to Stuttgart, fly, bus  •  6 h 21 min

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

$63 - $243

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  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

$121 - $310

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE
  4. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$124 - $294

Train, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP 901 / ...

$135 - $208

Train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava-Petrzalka Rex

$157 - $235

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP N36

$45 - $80

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Bratislava 496.1 miles

$100 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Bratislava-Petrzalka via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Bratislava is 632 km. The road distance is 793.8 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Bratislava without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Heidelberg to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Heidelberg to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg station.

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Heidelberg to Bratislava train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Bratislava is to train which takes 10 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Heidelberg to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP station.

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  • Distance: 395 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Bratislava via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 10 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 13 h 50 min.

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 Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
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 Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
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 Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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 Heidelberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Mannheim to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Bratislava is 794 km. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from Heidelberg to Bratislava.

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Adria Airways, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Vienna Airport.

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