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

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Train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st. Ic

$21 - $35

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Warszawa Centrum to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi Leo Express
  2. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Bratislava N910

$33 - $55

Bus  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Bratislava

$40 - $60

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Bratislava 434.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Vienna, bus  •  4h 30m

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

$78 - $182

Fly to Bratislava  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Bratislava (BTS) WAW - BTS

$82 - $307

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Bratislava is to train which costs 80 zł - 120 zł and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs 290 zł - 700 zł and takes 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Bratislava hl.st.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Warsaw and Bratislava is 532 km. The road distance is 694.9 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Bratislava without a car is to train which takes 7h and costs 80 zł - 120 zł.

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st. takes 7h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Warsaw to Bratislava bus services, operated by LEO Express, depart from Warszawa Centrum station.

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Warsaw to Bratislava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Bratislava is to train which takes 7h and costs 80 zł - 120 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150 zł - 220 zł and takes 13h 34m, you could also fly, which costs 300 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 8h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 332.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 7h. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Warsaw to Bratislava twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 13h 34m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bratislava via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bratislava via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bratislava via Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bratislava via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
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Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Warszawa Centrum to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Warsaw to Bratislava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Bratislava is 695 km. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Warsaw to Bratislava.

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Wizz Air, LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 556+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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