Transport in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Transport

Getting There

By plane: The city is served by the R. Stefánik Airport, which is located 9km from the city centre. To get into the city, you can hop on one of the buses the leaves from outside the terminal. Taxis are also an option and are relatively inexpensive, with the journey taking around 20 minutes.

By train: Bratislava’s main railway station is about 10 minutes walk from the city centre. Services from all over the country, as well as Hungary, Germany, Austria and more, terminate here.

By bus: Bus services from across Europe operate through Slovakia, with many services terminating at Bratislava’s Central Bus Station at Mlynské nivy.

Getting Around

Trams, buses and trolleybuses are in use across the city. A universal ticket which covers all three of these modes of transport can be purchased.

On foot: Many of the city’s main attractions are in and around the Old Town area and are reachable on foot; however, you will need to use public transport at some stage during your stay.

By bus: Bratislava’s extensive bus network runs on approximately 60 routes each day, with 18 routes served during the night.

By tram: Trams run across Bratislava on 13 different lines and are a very popular way of getting around the city.

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