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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Eurocity / ...

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Rj / ...

$11 - $40

4 alternative options

Night train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Metropol

$15 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. 207.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. PRG - VIE

$94 - $289

Subway, fly to Bratislava  •  4 h 41 min

  1. PRG - BTS

$64 - $606

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

RegioJet operates a train from Prague to Bratislava every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 51 min. Czech Railways (ČD) also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague to Bratislava hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Eight other operators also service this route.

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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava hlavná stanica
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
cd.cz
Prague Public Transit Co.
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
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
$15 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
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
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Prague to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prague and Bratislava is 291 km. The road distance is 331 km.

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bratislava is to train which costs 330 Kč - 460 Kč and takes 3 h 51 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hlavní nádraží and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

The train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Bratislava takes 3 h 51 min including transfers and departs every two hours.