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

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Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex

$80 - $122

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP N136 / ...

$19 - $50

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Night train, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf En
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP RegioJet

$73 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Bratislava 307.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Munich to Vienna, bus  •  4 h 49 min

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

$87 - $342

Train to Salzburg, fly to Vienna, bus  •  5 h 16 min

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

$112 - $367

Train to Innsbruck, fly to Vienna, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Mittenwald
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$137 - $406

Fly Munich to Graz, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Graz (GRZ) MUC - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.

$154 - $527

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Bratislava is to bus which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Munich and Bratislava is 410 km. The road distance is 491.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Munich to Bratislava, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Bratislava is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Munich to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Bratislava twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Mittenwald
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
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 hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from München to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
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
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

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Munich to Bratislava train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Bratislava is 492 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Munich to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Munich to Bratislava bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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