How to travel from Brussels to Bratislava

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Travel Information between Brussels and Bratislava

distanceDistance600 miles (967 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$28 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 600 miles (967 km) between Brussels and Bratislava. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Brussels to Bratislava.

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How to get from Brussels to Bratislava by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Brussels to Bratislava is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Ryanair, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn will get you between Brussels and Bratislava at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Brussels and Bratislava. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a travel and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct travel to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair travel ticket from Brussels to Bratislava includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

        FAQs: Travel from Brussels to Bratislava

        FAQs: 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 Brussels to Bratislava.

        There are 3 travel options between Brussels and Bratislava. You can take a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Bratislava from Brussels is by taking a flight, which costs on average $28 (€24).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Brussels to Bratislava:

        Taking a flight costs $18 (€16) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $46 (€40) for the same trip.

        Taking a flight costs $41 (€36) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $69 (€60).

        The quickest way to travel between Brussels and Bratislava is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 17 h 2 min on average.

        Getting to Bratislava by train takes 12 h on average.

        Bratislava is approximately 600 miles (967 km) away from Brussels.

        The average frequency per day from Brussels to Bratislava is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • 5 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses from Brussels to Bratislava most often leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Bratislava, Bus Station Nivy.
        • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Bratislava M. R. Štefánik Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Brussels-Midi and tend to arrive in Bratislava hlavná stanica.

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

        • You can take a bus from Brussels to Bratislava with FlixBus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $46 (€40) with FlixBus from Brussels to Bratislava.
        • You can take a flight from Brussels to Bratislava with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for $47 (€41) with Ryanair from Brussels to Bratislava.
        • You can go to Bratislava from Brussels by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $69 (€60) with Deutsche Bahn from Brussels to Bratislava on Omio.

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

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Bratislava with FlixBus.

        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.

        Many of our customers traveling from Brussels to Bratislava don't make Bratislava their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bratislava are Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Vienna International Airport or Schwechat, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bratislava to any of these top destinations today!
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