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Routes104
Trips per day750
bus lines5
Stations8
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City Information

The capital of Slovakia and a beautiful city straddling two sides of the Danube, Bratislava is a popular tourist destination in Europe that features plenty of attractions. Tourists often flock to the Old Town quarter, a historic area that dates back to several centuries. In this quarter, you can also find the magnificent Baroque Palaces, with their awe-inspiring architecture, as well as Mozart House, where Mozart performed for the Palffy clan when he was only six years old. Don't miss out on the chance to marvel at the Gothic Cathedral of St. Martin, the coronation church for the kings and queens of Hungary for three centuries.

As the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava naturally features many world-famous restaurants that serve the finest local specialties. Special mentions go to the Modrá Hviezda, a small restaurant in the Old Town quarter of the city. However, for the best local dishes, try the Bratislava Flagship.

The primary train station in Bratislava is the Bratislava-Petrzalka. Bus service also makes Bratislava accessible from many major cities in Eastern Europe. Flights go through the nearby M. R. Štefánik Airport, located just 5.1 miles away from the city.

Station Information

Autobusová Stanica is a major bus station in Bratislava, offering intercity bus services on Slovak Lines. The station is large and spacious, with many dedicated waiting lounges. There are plenty of food stalls and even retail shops inside. The station is close to busy residential areas, with other amenities like cafes within walking distance. This station also recently experienced a major renovation, and the new, more modern station opened in 2021.

Popular bus stations in Bratislava:

  • Mlýnské Nivy

  • Most SNP

  • Einsteinova/Viedenska cesta

  • Ivanská cesta 4356/39

  • Most SNP

  • Hurbanovo námestie 9-10

  • Mlynske Nivy 33

  • Mlynské nivy 635

What bus companies travel to Bratislava, Slovakia?

Located in Slovakia, Bratislava is accessible by bus from 104 other cities. You can choose from 750 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Bratislava on Wanderu. FlixBus usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Bratislava are also available Ferry trips to Bratislava are yet another option .

Bus companies serving Bratislava

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus1059h 45m$36.92
Union Ivkoni711h 6m$45.15
Racic Eurobus413h 31m$61.24
GoOpti23h 0m$148.26
Slovak Lines20h 58m$8.40

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Bratislava?

$2.67 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Bratislava, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Bratislava. In the last month, buses from Trnava to Bratislava had the lowest average price at $2.89.

Where is the bus station in Bratislava, Slovakia?

The busiest bus station in Bratislava is Mlýnské Nivy. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Bratislava are:

  • Mlýnské Nivy
  • Most SNP
  • Einsteinova/Viedenska cesta

What is the closest airport to Bratislava, BL?

The closest airport to Bratislava is M. R. Štefánik Airport (BTS), it is located 5.1 miles from the city center of Bratislava.

Is Bratislava a popular bus travel destination?

Bratislava is the most popular bus destination in Bratislavský kraj. It also ranks number 44 in Slovakia. Bratislava has the most bus connections in the region. There are 332 bus schedules arriving in Bratislava each day.

What is the population of Bratislava?

The population of Bratislava is 423737. Bratislava ranks number 1 in terms of population in Bratislavský kraj and number 13 in all of Slovakia.

How much do bus tickets to Bratislava cost?

Bus tickets to Bratislava range from $3 for a short trip to Bratislava, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Bratislava starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Bratislava can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $3 .

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Bratislava?

The closest bus station to the city center of Bratislava is Hurbanovo námestie 9-10, located just 0.2 miles away. Select Hurbanovo námestie 9-10 as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Bratislava. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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