There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Slovakia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Kosice  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Kosice (KSC) WAW - KSC

$76 - $236

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Train  •  7 h

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

$22 - $35

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Fly to Vienna, bus  •  4 h 37 min

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

$78 - $183

Fly to Bratislava  •  4 h 5 min

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

$82 - $307

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warszawa Młociny to Bratislava P5

$46 - $76

Bus Ecolines  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Bratislava

$40 - $60

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Bratislava 434.3 miles

$85 - $130

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

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Slovakia is to fly which costs 300 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 4 h 5 min.

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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 13 h 34 min.

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

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The distance between Warsaw and Slovakia is 403 km. The road distance is 694.9 km.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Warsaw to Slovakia, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Slovakia bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Warszawa station.

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

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Slovakia is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 270 zł - 900 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80 zł - 120 zł and takes 7 h, you could also bus, which costs 160 zł - 280 zł and takes 13 h 3 min.

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  • Distance: 252 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Slovakia?

LOT and Austrian Airlines fly from Warsaw to Košice twice daily. Alternatively, Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Warsaw to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Kosice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
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
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw, Warszawa Młociny to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Kosice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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

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LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 329+ hotels available in Slovakia. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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

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