There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Bratislava by train, bus, night train, car, plane, subway or shuttle

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

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$15 - $23

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj / ...

$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 16 min

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

$94 - $288

Subway, fly to Bratislava  •  4 h 3 min

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

$63 - $603

Shuttle, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Wien Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP Rj

$71 - $102

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bratislava is to train which costs 340 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bratislava is to drive which costs 950 Kč - 1 400 Kč and takes 3 h 6 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 train from Praha hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. takes 3 h 51 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 181.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Bratislava every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 51 min. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Prague to Bratislava every 4 hours. 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
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 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cd.cz
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
Every 4 hours
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
Bus from Vídeň, Hbf to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 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 - $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
$14 - $30
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
$18 - $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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$11 - $15
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
$14 - $17
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Simeonidis Tours
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Wien
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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