How to travel from Berlin to Bratislava

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from Berlin to Bratislava

You can get from Berlin to Bratislava by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from Berlin to Bratislava on Dec 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMBerlin10h15 03:15AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
1 transfer
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05:00PMBerlin10h15 03:15AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
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221One-way
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09:00AMBerlin10h28 07:28PMBratislava
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01:30PMBerlin10h29 11:59PMBratislava
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401One-way
05:30PMBerlin11h00 04:30AMBratislava, Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy
0 transfers
541One-way

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Travel Information to Bratislava from Berlin

distanceDistance342 miles (552 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $85
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $41 (€38) • 8 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $41 (€38) • 8 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or RegioJet a. S.

Travel 342 miles (552 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Berlin and Bratislava. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Bratislava.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Bratislava

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Berlin to Bratislava.
FAQs

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Bratislava, Slovakia is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Bratislava from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bratislava, Slovakia from Berlin?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Berlin and Bratislava closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Slovakia is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Bratislava, Slovakia?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Bratislava?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Bratislava here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Bratislava from Berlin. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bratislava is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€38) compared to other travel options to Bratislava:

Taking a train is usually $44 (€40) less than taking a bus to Bratislava, which costs on average $85 (€78) for the same trip.

A train is generally $22 (€20) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $63 (€58) from Berlin to Bratislava.

The fastest way to get to Bratislava from Berlin is by train with an average travel time of 8 h 38 min.

Other travel options to Bratislava can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bratislava by bus can take on average 8 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to Bratislava by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Berlin to Bratislava is approximately 342 miles (552 km).

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Bratislava is:

  • 8 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Berlin to Bratislava as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Bratislava:

  • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.
  • Flights most often depart from Berlin at Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Bratislava at Bratislava M. R. Štefánik Airport.
  • Trains from Berlin to Bratislava most often leave from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Bratislava:

  • You can take a bus from Berlin to Bratislava with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $85 (€78) with Flixbus from Berlin to Bratislava.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Bratislava with RegioJet a. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $41 (€38) with RegioJet a. S. From Berlin to Bratislava.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Bratislava with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 4 direct buses a day to Bratislava with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bratislava with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to Bratislava tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Your trip from Berlin to Bratislava doesn't have to end in Bratislava. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Budapest or Prague. If you’d like to add Vienna, Budapest or Prague to your Berlin to Bratislava tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bratislava today!

Before traveling from Berlin to Bratislava, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $85 (€78) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $63 (€58) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $41 (€38) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Bratislava tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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