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There are 7 ways to get from Regensburg to Bratislava by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...

76€ - 124€

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Bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg central train station to Linz Industriezeile
  2. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop to Vienna Airport Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP 901

26€ - 46€

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Train via Passau  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Passau to Wien
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...

112€ - 186€

Drive  •  4h 17m

  1. Drive from Regensburg to Bratislava 481.5 km

50€ - 75€

Train to Munich, fly, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE) MUC - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

82€ - 354€

Train to Nuremberg, fly, bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

101€ - 450€

Bus to Prague, fly, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg central train station to 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

93€ - 216€

Regensburg to Bratislava by trains

The train journey time between Regensburg and Bratislava is around 5h 52m and covers a distance of around 472 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 58m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Regensburg to Bratislava train service departs from Regensburg Hbf and arrives in Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 52m
Fastest train time:
4h 58m
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
84€
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
19:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Regensburg to Bratislava train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bratislava is 917 222 682.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bratislava is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bratislava is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Regensburg to Bratislava is to bus which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 7h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Regensburg to Bratislava is to drive. Taking this option will cost 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Regensburg station to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Regensburg central train station and arriving at Bratislava, Most SNP via Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop and Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Regensburg to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Regensburg Hbf and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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The distance between Regensburg and Bratislava is 381 km. The road distance is 481.5 km.

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The best way to get from Regensburg to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Regensburg to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Regensburg to Bratislava bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Regensburg central train station.

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Regensburg to Bratislava train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Regensburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Regensburg to Bratislava is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 7h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Regensburg to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 380.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Regensburg, Germany and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Regensburg to Bratislava via Wien Hbf in around 5h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Regensburg to Bratislava via Linz Industriezeile, Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop, and Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. in around 7h 17m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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€
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
agilis.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Passau to Wien
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
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 Regensburg central train station to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Bratislava,,Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Regensburg central train station to Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop to Vienna Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
11€ - 17€
Premium
14€ - 20€
Family&friends
16€ - 23€
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
Slovak Lines Express a.s.
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com

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