The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Prague to Bratislava is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 3 trains that leave Prague for Bratislava every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||180 miles (291 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$16 (€13)|
|Train companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. RegioJet a. S. Czech Railway or RegioJet|
Trains from Prague to Bratislava cover the 180 miles (291 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 33 min with our travel partners like STUDENT AGENCY k. S. RegioJet a. S. Czech Railway or RegioJet. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.
You can travel by train between Prague and Bratislava with Student Agency and České dráhy for as low as $13 (€11). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Czech Railway is the major railway operator in the Czech Republic where you can find Second class and First Class tickets for your next train to Bratislava from Prague.
One of the best ways to travel between Prague and Bratislava is by taking a train with České dráhy. Omio helps you find the ideal České dráhy train between Prague and Bratislava by showing you České dráhy current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Prague to Bratislava trip. You can expect to travel 180 miles (291 km) to Bratislava from Prague on a train with České dráhy. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Prague to Bratislava, you can check straight away if the České dráhy ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your České dráhy train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Prague and Bratislava!
RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next train between Prague and Bratislava: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.
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On average, 18 daily trains connect Prague with Bratislava. Travel times are between just under 4 to just under 6 hours. Most of the trains are direct connections and the ones that include one transfer require you to change trains in Břeclav.
Trains departures from Prague to Bratislava range from early morning to late evening and with around 18 daily trains to choose from, it's easy to find the perfect connection.
The shortest train journey from Prague to Bratislava takes just under 4 hours and the longest close to 6 hours. More than half of the trains travel direct, while the rest require one transfer in Břeclav.
Departure station: Trains depart in Prague at the main railway station Hlavní Nádraí. It is well connected by public transit and can be reached by bus, tram, and subway from every corner of the city. A subway journey to here from the center takes only a few minutes. At the station itself, you find everything that a traveler needs, from shops to restaurants.
Arrival station: Bratislava's main railway station Hlavná Stanica is a leisurely walk of around 20 minutes away from the Old Town. If you prefer to take public transit, then you can take the tram or bus which will bring you comfortably to your destination. The railway station has an information center, places to eat and shops.
České dráhy, and Regiojet, offer connections on this route. All České dráhy trains go directly to Bratislava, whilst some Regiojet trains require a transfer. The direct Regiojet trains are the fastest option to travel by train from Prague to Bratislava.
České dráhy's EC trains run on average 9 times a day. All of them connect the two cities directly, without the need to change trains. Their trains from Prague to Bratislava will take just over 4 hours.
Regiojet offers 9 trains daily of which 4 are direct trains. This journey will take just under 4 hours, while it will take between just under 5 to under 6 hours if you opt for a train connection that includes a transfer.
České dráhy's EC trains offer first- and second-class seats and have a restaurant. You can bring your bicycle on the train if you have made a reservation beforehand. Pets also require a ticket and need to be either in a carrier or on a leash, wearing a muzzle. If you require assistance during your travels you need to inform České dráhy in advance. There are no luggage restrictions.
Regiojet offers Standard, Relax and Business classes. All trains have an English-speaking staff member and offer complimentary water and coffee as well as WiFi, an onboard entertainment system and the ability to purchase food. Some trains only allow smaller pets in a cage or carrier, while others allow bigger dogs on a leash and muzzled. There is no restriction on how much luggage you can bring and if you want to take your bicycle you need to make a reservation beforehand. Passengers in need of assistance should indicate this well in advance.
There are several ways to save money when purchasing your ticket for trains from Prague to Bratislava. The biggest savings you will make if you buy your ticket online, at least three days in advance. If you are willing to accept longer travel times and having to change trains, then these tickets can also be cheaper. Traveling off-season and on weekdays will also result in lower prices.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Bratislava, Slovakia is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
The government of Slovakia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/13/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Prague to Bratislava closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bratislava to Prague is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
What are the requirements?
The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Prague from Bratislava here.
There are a few train stations in Prague to start your journey from including Prague and Prague - Kačerov. In Bratislava you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bratislava predmestie, Bratislava-Rača and Bratislava Hlavná Stanica.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Prague and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Prague, located approximately 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center of Prague. The most popular arrival train station in Bratislava, called Bratislava predmestie, is located around 3.8 miles (6.2 km) away from its city center.
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