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There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Bratislava by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Vienna, bus  •  4h 58m

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

29€ - 190€

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Bratislava  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Bratislava (BTS) BGY - BTS

21€ - 151€

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Fly Milan Linate to Vienna, bus  •  6h 51m

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

75€ - 277€

Train to Bologna, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vienna (VIE) BLQ - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

52€ - 275€

Fly Milan Bergamo to Vienna, bus  •  5h 6m

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

29€ - 145€

Train  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Re6
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brennero Brenner Ecb / ...
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...

165€ - 322€

Bus  •  16h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Vienna, Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP

36€ - 58€

Night train, train  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Wien Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...

72€ - 104€

Night train, bus  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Salzburg Hbf Nj
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Bratislava

Drive  •  8h 34m

  1. Drive from Milan to Bratislava 905.1 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Bratislava is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 16h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bratislava is to fly which costs 21€ - 160€ and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from via baracchini, 1 dopo via p. da cannobio and arriving at Bratislava, Most SNP via Milano - Autostazione San Donato, Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre and Vienna, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Verona Porta Nuova, Brennero Brenner, Innsbruck Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 19m.

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The distance between Milan and Bratislava is 672 km. The road distance is 905.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 13h 19m and costs 160€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Milan to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Milan to Bratislava bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Milano - Autostazione San Donato station.

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Milan to Bratislava train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bratislava is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs 21€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 330€ and takes 13h 19m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 16h 21m.

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  • Distance: 672 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Ryanair flies from Milan to Bratislava 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Bratislava via Verona Porta Nuova, Brennero Brenner, Innsbruck Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 13h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 380€
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 420€
Flights from Bologna to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 85€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 70€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 1200€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Trenord
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
28€ - 32€
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Nightjet
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
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€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Slovak Lines
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Baltour
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano 1 to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Marozzi VT
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Milan to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Most SNP station.

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Milan to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Bratislava is 905 km. It takes approximately 8h 34m to drive from Milan to Bratislava.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 459+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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