TRAVEL – HOW TO GET TO BRATISLAVA
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If flying to Bratislava you can arrive to Bratislava or Vienna INTERNATIONAL airport
Bratislava airport can be reached from the city center in 15–20 minutes.
To get to the city center you can
- take a taxi – do not forget to ask about the price in advance or use HOPIN or BOLT mobile applications
- take the bus No. 61 to the main train station. From here, you can walk to the city center in 15 minutes or take bus No. 93 (exit Hodžovo námestie) or tram No. 1 (exit Námestie SNP). Bus tickets are available from ticket machines at bus stops or in kiosks. The tickets which cost around 1 € must be validated in the buses.
The airport at Vienna-Schwechat is only 40 km far from Bratislava. It is one of the main gateways to Slovakia. Buses to Bratislava depart at 30-minute intervals and arrive to the main bus station (Mlynské Nivy) in the city center in 45-60 mins. Tickets can be purchased in the bus or online at the cost of ~10 €; check the following companies eurolines.sk, regiojet.com, flixbus.com.
Taxi is another option at the cost of around 60 € (ask in advance).
Bratislava connects to the main lines from Prague, Budapest, Vienna and various regions in Slovakia. Bratislava has two railway stations – the Main Station and Petržalka. The Main Station is well connected to the rest of the city via trams, buses or trolleybuses and you can get to the Old Town in about 15 minutes by walk. From the train station in Petržalka, the buses No. 80, 91, 93 take you to the city center.
Bratislava is also conveniently accessible from many European cities as Vienna, Prague, Budapest or Warsaw via a network of bus lines. There is a frequent service to the surrounding areas and also to other regions in Slovakia. Buses arrive and depart from Mlynské Nivy bus station. Check the following companies eurolines.sk, regiojet.com, flixbus.com. You can use the public transport to the hotel, please check Journey Planner • imhd.sk Bratislava
Bratislava is situated at the intersection of several important highways. The distance to Prague is 330 km, Budapest 200 km and Vienna 65 km. If you are coming by car, you need to have a valid electronic vignette to use highways that is available at Electronic vignettes in the Slovak Republic (eznamka.sk).