Trains from Budapest to Bratislava

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Train Information to Bratislava from Budapest

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€13)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRegioJet a. S.

Trains from Budapest to Bratislava cover the 100 miles (161 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like RegioJet a. S. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.

Trains from Budapest to Bratislava

Bratislava is the charming capital and biggest city in Slovakia. The city has top attraction sites such as the Slav├şn monument signifying the country’s world war II liberation and Bratislava Castle that has a stunning view of Slovakia. The train is the best way to travel from Budapest to Bratislava, with frequent departures available throughout the day. Passengers can expect travel times of two hours 30 minutes along the 100 mile route. Passengers can opt for direct train travel from Nyugati station in Budapest to Bratislava or a one change route from Budapest Kelenfold station to Bratislava via Komarno.

Which train companies travel from Budapest to Bratislava?

Train companies that operate from Budapest to Bratislava include Hungarian Railways, Slovakian Railways, and Czech Railways.

How long is the train from Budapest to Bratislava?

The fastest journey time from Budapest to Bratislava by train is two hours 22 minutes. However, the journey might take longer, depending on whether it has a stopover or not. The average journey from Budapest to Bratislava takes approximately four hours. The journey might take longer during the weekend and peak tourist season.

How many trains are there from Budapest to Bratislava?

The frequency of trains departing from Budapest to Bratislava is relatively high and consistent throughout the year. Trains are spread at intervals throughout the day with an average 12 trains per day. Of these 12, passengers can usually expect nine direct options for trains from Budapest to Bratislava.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Budapest to Bratislava?

Departure train station: From Budapest, trains heading to Bratislava depart from the Budapest Keleti (eastern) railway station or Nyugati station. Passengers can quickly access the station Nyugati palyadudvar by taking the metro M3 blue line. To get to Budapest Keleti station, take tram 24 or metro 2,4.  

Arrival train station: Hlavna Stanica train station abbreviated as Bratislava hl.st is the central station in Bratislava where trains from Budapest and other major cities complete their journey. The station is located about a 15 minute walk from the edge of the town. To organize onward travel to the center, passengers can use public transport - tram no 1 or bus route 93 gives travelers access to the city center.

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Trains from Budapest to Bratislava
Travel by train to Bratislava easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Budapest to Bratislava.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Budapest and Bratislava?

Travel by train between Budapest, Hungary and Bratislava, Slovakia is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Bratislava from Budapest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Slovakia from Budapest?

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

The government of Slovakia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 8/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bratislava from Budapest closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Hungary from Bratislava, Slovakia?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bratislava to Budapest is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hungary from Slovakia?

Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Bratislava?

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/3/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Budapest from Bratislava here.

How much do cheap trains from Budapest to Bratislava cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Budapest to Bratislava to cost as little as $16 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Budapest and Bratislava?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Budapest to Bratislava train price to come in at an average of $16 (€13)  one way.
How many miles is it from Budapest to Bratislava by train?
The train distance from Budapest to Bratislava is around 100 miles (161 km).
What is the Budapest to Bratislava train travel time?
On average the Budapest to Bratislava train time is 2 h 23 min  covering the 100 miles (161 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Budapest to Bratislava do I depart from? Which Bratislava train station from Budapest do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Budapest-Déli   to Bratislava predmestie   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Budapest train station located? Where is the Bratislava train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Budapest-Déli, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Budapest.

The most popular arrival train station, Bratislava predmestie, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center of Bratislava.

What train providers offer a service between Budapest and Bratislava?
When taking a train from Budapest to Bratislava, you can count on RegioJet a. S. For the best way to get you to Bratislava. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Bratislava from Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any direct trains from Budapest to Bratislava?
If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with RegioJet a. S. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How early should I buy train tickets from Budapest to Bratislava to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Budapest and Bratislava within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€13) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Budapest to Bratislava a few months in advance.
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