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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Bratislava by train, bus, night train, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...

$15 - $23

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava 260 / ...

$11 - $40

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Night train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the night train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava hlavná stanica Metropol / ...

$15 - $23

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Bratislava 207.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  3 h 20 min

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

$94 - $288

Subway, fly to Bratislava  •  4 h

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bratislava (BTS) PRG - BTS

$63 - $603

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bratislava is to train which costs 350 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bratislava is to drive which costs 900 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Bratislava hl.st.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Prague and Bratislava is 291 km. The road distance is 331.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 350 Kč - 550 Kč.

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The train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. takes 3 h 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Prague to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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

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The best way to get from Prague to Bratislava is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 350 Kč - 550 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 260 Kč - 900 Kč and takes 4 h 35 min.

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  • Distance: 181.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Bratislava every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min. RegioJet also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Bratislava every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Seven other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava hlavná stanica
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
$14 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Prague Public Transit Co.
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Praha to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
SAD Lucenec
Phone
047/5631385
Website
sadlc.sk
Bus from Praha to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
sadlc.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava NAS Mlynské Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Bratislava is 331 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Prague to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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