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

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Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n. R / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. Ic

$19 - $29

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Bus RegioJet  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 851
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet

$16 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus SAD Lucenec  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň to Bratislava 609702

$24 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Bratislava 261.1 miles

$50 - $80

Bus, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$97 - $295

Bus, fly to Bratislava  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bratislava (BTS) PRG - BTS

$66 - $610

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plzeň and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Praha hl.n.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Pilsen and Bratislava is 325 km. The road distance is 417.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Pilsen to Bratislava, including transfers.

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

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Pilsen to Bratislava train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Bratislava is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pilsen to Bratislava bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy station.

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Map of how to get from Pilsen to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 203.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Bratislava via Praha hl.n. in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pilsen to Bratislava via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and Prague, ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
regiojet.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 Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Plzeň to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
elines.cz
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Plzeň to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
sadlc.sk

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Pilsen to Bratislava train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Bratislava is 418 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Pilsen to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 490+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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