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There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Slovakia by plane, bus, train, night 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 Milan Malpensa to Vienna, bus  •  4h 59m

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

23€ - 213€

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Vienna, bus  •  5h 7m

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

18€ - 53€

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Bratislava  •  4h 40m

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

22€ - 121€

Train  •  13h 17m

  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  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Venice Mestre 402 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Bratislava central bus station 907

45€ - 59€

Night train, train  •  13h 25m

  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€

Milan to Slovakia by trains

The train journey time between Milan and Slovakia is around 15h 44m and covers a distance of around 982 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 26m. Operated by Trenord, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Trenitalia and others, the Milan to Slovakia train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. Typically 35 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 44m
Fastest train time:
12h 26m
Trains per week:
35
Cheapest price:
128€
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Slovakia train schedules

Italy → Slovakia
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International entry into Slovakia from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Italy

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Slovakia is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Slovakia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Slovakia is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Slovakia.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Slovakia is to fly and bus which costs 18€ - 55€ and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Slovakia is to fly which costs 22€ - 130€ and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Slovakia station. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Bratislava central bus station via Milan and Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Slovakia. 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 17m.

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The distance between Milan and Slovakia is 857 km. The road distance is 905.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Slovakia without a car is to train which takes 13h 17m and costs 160€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Milan to Slovakia, including transfers.

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Milan to Slovakia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan station.

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

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The best way to get from Milan to Slovakia is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs 22€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 330€ and takes 13h 17m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 15h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Slovakia.
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  • Distance: 857.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and 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 17m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8€ - 50€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
16€ - 110€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
7€ - 110€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 480€
Train operators
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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 Vienna International Airport to Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Bratislava central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Milan to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
ms.mk

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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 Slovakia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bratislava central bus station.

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

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

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

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There are 20+ hotels available in Slovakia. 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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