- Bratislava International Airport (BTS) – Letisko M. R. Štefánika
Airport Bratislava is easily accessible by car. It takes about 15 from the airport to the city centre. The airport is located in the eastern part of Bratislava, with a direct link to the D1 motorway by-pass. The airport is connected with downtown by regular public transport (Bus Lines 61, N61 and 96). You can ﬂy to Bratislava directly from many European cities.
- Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE)
Vienna Schwechat Airport is only 50 km from the centre of Bratislava, highway ride from there takes up to 45 minutes. A taxi by a Slovak provider from the airport to Bratislava is about 50 €. Regular shuttle buses running to the Bratislava centre, Bus station, or Bratislava airport (BTS) are provided by Blaguss, Slovak Lines, Student Agency and by Flixbus. The return ticket is usually less than 20 €.
Very frequent regular lines are especially connecting capitals of neighbouring states (Prague, Vienna), line buses also run to Budapest, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, London, Brussels, Paris, Nice, Zurich, Rotterdam etc. Bus services between Slovakia and many European cities are provided by Eurolines (Slovak Lines) and Student Agency.
Travelling and reservation seat tickets need to be bought in advance either on-line, or at the bus station (in bigger cities), in some travelling agencies, eventually it is advised to book them by phone with transport providers. Some international lines are quite often sold out for a next few days, so you should allow yourself some time to book them in advance.
Approximate distance and travel time from selected European cities to Bratislava
|Vienna||70 km||1 hour|
|Budapest||200 km||2 hours 15 minutes|
|Prague||340 km||3 hours 30 minutes|
|Zagreb||420 km||4 hours 50 minutes|
|Krakow||420 km||5 hours 30 minutes|
|Munich||490 km||5 hours 30 minutes|
|Belgrade||570 km||6 hours 10 minutes|
|Berlin||690 km||7 hours 30 minutes|
|Warsaw||675 km||7 hours 30 minutes|
|Rome||1150 km||12 hours|
|Brussels||1200 km||12 hours|
|Paris||1330 km||13 hours|
|Kiev||1330 km||18 hours|
|London||1560 km||16 hours|
Main road connections you might be interested in
- From the Czech Republic to Bratislava: D2 motorway Prague – Brno – Bratislava
- From Austria to Bratislava: A6 – D4 motorway Vienna – Bratislava
- From Hungary to Bratislava: E65 Budapest – Győr – Bratislava (D2 motorway)
- From Ukraine: E50 Užgorod – Michalovce
- From Poland to the west of Slovakia: S69 Bielsko Biała – Żywiec – Čadca