The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Prague to Bratislava will cost around $ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.
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Of the 4 trains that leave Prague for Bratislava every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 291 km distance in an average of 4 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 23 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 26 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||180 miles (291 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$15 (€12)|
|Train providers||Czech Railway, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S.|
Trains from Prague to Bratislava cover the 180 miles (291 km) long route taking on average 4 h 23 min with our travel partners like Czech Railway, RegioJet or RegioJet a. S. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $15 (€12), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.
Find the best trains between Prague and Bratislava with Omio's travel partners Student Agency and České dráhy from $15 (€12). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next train from Prague to Bratislava: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Prague and Bratislava with Student Agency! As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Student Agency, compare the best routes between Prague and Bratislava as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Student Agency Prague to Bratislava train ticket available today. If you search for Student Agency tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Prague to Bratislava on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 180 miles (291 km) journey between Prague and Bratislava with ease and comfort on a train with Student Agency.
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: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 7/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Prague and Bratislava closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Prague, Czechia from Bratislava is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Prague from Bratislava closer to your date of departure here here.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arriving in Bratislava predmestie.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín, which is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bratislava predmestie, located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center.
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