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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Bratislava by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Paris CDG, bus  •  5h 29m

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

69€ - 233€

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Bus, train  •  18h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Bratislava, hl.st. RegioJet

38€ - 75€

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Fly from Paris Orly, bus  •  7h 35m

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

70€ - 327€

Train  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...

181€ - 265€

Bus  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg 1923
  2. Take the bus from Vienna VIB Erdberg to Bratislava 709805 / ...

63€ - 88€

Drive  •  11h 32m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Bratislava 1319.3 km

140€ - 210€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bratislava is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 18h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Bratislava via Vienna VIB Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Muenchen Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 35m.

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The distance between Paris and Bratislava is 1088 km. The road distance is 1319.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 12h 35m and costs 180€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Paris to Bratislava, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Bratislava train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bratislava is to train which takes 12h 35m and costs 180€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 19h 45m.

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  • Distance: 1088.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Paris to Bratislava via Muenchen Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 12h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Bratislava via Vienna Erdberg and Vienna VIB Erdberg in around 19h 45m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 430€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 750€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
25€ - 150€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Railjet
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 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€
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Bratislava, hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
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 Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
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 Central Bus Station VIB to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Slovak Lines
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 Paris to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna VIB Erdberg to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
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Nomago
Economy
8€ - 12€
Premium
10€ - 15€
Family&friends
12€ - 17€

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Paris to Bratislava bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, arrive at Bratislava station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Bratislava is 1319 km. It takes approximately 11h 32m to drive from Paris to Bratislava.

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Air France, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Paris CDG 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 Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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