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from Prague to Bratislava

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

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Bratislava on Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMPrague3h50 09:20PMBratislava
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$271One-way
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06:00PMPrague4h30 10:30PMBratislava
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$261One-way
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04:00PMPrague5h10 09:10PMBratislava
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$261One-way

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Fri
Jan 28
$15RegioJet a.s.
$18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Jan 29
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Jan 30
$14RegioJet a.s.
$13Infobus
Mon
Jan 31
$15RegioJet a.s.
$19NIKOLO  s.r.o.
Tue
Feb 1
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Feb 3
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Feb 4
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Feb 5
$14RegioJet a.s.
$15Korona Travel
Sun
Feb 6
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Feb 7
$15RegioJet a.s.
$14Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Feb 9
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Feb 10
$14RegioJet a.s.
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Feb 11
$15RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Feb 12
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Feb 13
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Feb 14
$15RegioJet a.s.
$19NIKOLO  s.r.o.
Tue
Feb 15
$14RegioJet a.s.
$14Flixbus
Wed
Feb 16
$14RegioJet a.s.
$17STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Travel Information from Prague to Bratislava

distanceDistance180 miles (291 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 4 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.

Take a bus or train to travel 180 miles (291 km) from Prague to Bratislava. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Bratislava.

How to get from Prague to Bratislava

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Prague to Bratislava, 70,28% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Prague to Bratislava and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Slovakia due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Prague and Bratislava?

International travel from Prague, Czechia to Bratislava, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Can I enter Slovakia if coming from Czechia?

Entry into Slovakia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bratislava if traveling from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What measures do I need to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Slovakia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Prague and Bratislava.

Are there restrictions on reentering Czechia from Bratislava, Slovakia due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Prague, Czechia from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Prague, Czechia from Bratislava, Slovakia?

Reentering Czechia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. 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 Prague from Bratislava here.

What are the ways to get from Prague to Bratislava?

There are 2 travel options from Prague to Bratislava: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Prague to Bratislava?

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bratislava is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Bratislava:

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to Bratislava, which costs on average $17 (€14) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Prague to Bratislava?

The fastest way from Prague to Bratislava is by bus with an average journey time of 4 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bratislava that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 44 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Prague and Bratislava?

The distance from Prague to Bratislava is approximately 180 miles (291 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Prague to Bratislava?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Bratislava is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Prague to Bratislava?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.
  • Trains mostly depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Bratislava predmestie.

Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Bratislava?

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

  • You can go to Bratislava from Prague by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€14) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Prague to Bratislava on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Prague to Bratislava with RegioJet a. S. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with RegioJet a. S. From Prague to Bratislava.

Can I travel directly to Bratislava from Prague?

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

  • You'll find 10 direct trains a day to Bratislava with RegioJet a. S.

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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Prague and Bratislava ends?

Your trip from Prague 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 Kraków. If you’d like to add Vienna, Budapest or Kraków to your Prague to Bratislava tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bratislava today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Bratislava from Prague online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Prague to Bratislava, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $17 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $14 (€12) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Prague to Bratislava online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.