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City guide by local people

Public Transport in Bratislava

A word of warning: Ticket inspectors in Bratislava public transport can be ruthless towards tourists. They carry out random spotchecks around the clock. Make sure that you:

Public Transportation System

Bratislava is not a large city compared to other European capital cities. However, visitors still have to use the public transportation system, which is very well developed in Bratislava.

How to get to Devin Castle

Devin Castle, but also Devin is NOT part of the city center, but is still easy to get to. Devin, currently a district of Bratislava used to be a separate village. Historically a very important landmark blown up by Napoleon in the beginning of the 19th…

Bratislava Train Stations

Since the Middle Ages Bratislava has been a city at the crossroads between other major capitals such as Budapest, Vienna, Prague, and other cities to the north. Many train stations were built at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th…

Main Train Station (Hlavna stanica)

Location The main train station is not only the most important station for trains in Bratislava, but it is also the main station for many city buses, trams and trolleybuses. It is located close to the city center in the northern part of the city, just…

Bratislava Main Bus Station - Mlynske Nivy

Starting summer 2017, there is a substitute temporary terminal in use, it is located 4 minutes walking eastwards of the old terminal. All the bus connections mentioned below will still take your reasonably close to the temporary terminal. The Main…

Bratislava taxi Guide

Bratislava's taxis are not as bad of a nightmare as those in some other cities of the region. Simply follow our advice and you will find the taxi service convenient and even cheap.

Bratislava to Vienna

Bratislava and Vienna are two of the closest two capital cities in the world and, therefore, travelers commonly take trips from Bratislava to Vienna or vice-versa. There are several ways to travel from one of these cities to the other.

Bratislava to Prague

Bratislava and Prague are not very far from each other; therefore, the tourists sometimes make trips between the two cities during their stay in central Europe. There are several ways to journey from one capital to the other.

Traveling between Bratislava and Budapest

Bratislava and Budapest are relatively close capital cities and travelers commonly arrange trips between Bratislava and Budapest. There are several ways to journey from one city to the other by public transportation or by automobile.

Left Luggage Offices in Bratislava

If you are coming to Bratislava for a visit and do not want to drag your baggage around, use the services of the "left luggage" office in Bratislava.

Bus 61

Bus 61 travels to the Bratislava Airport. Taking this bus saves a significant amount of money that might otherwise be spent on a cab to the airport. This line links the Bratislava Airport (Letisko) and the Main Train Station (Hlavna Stanica…

Bratislava Bus, Trolley bus and Trams Map

Here you can find all up-to-date maps of Bratislava public transport system.

Bratislava Taxi - How to Order One Cheaply

Unlike some central European cities, Bratislava has a relatively cheap and convenient system of taxis. With a little knowledge of how the system works, tourists can avoid traps and high prices.

Bratislava Public Transportation Holidays

Sunday schedules are used on the Bratislava Public Transportation system on these holidays:

Bus to Vienna

Reaching Vienna from Bratislava by bus is very easy. The bus company Slovak Lines has frequent departure times between the two cities, and there are other bus companies as well, which makes traveling to the capital of Austria convenient.  

Vienna - Bratislava Airport Taxi

You can order a limousine (typically Mercedes E) for up to three passengers, a van for up to eight persons or a minibus for up to 14 persons. The booking is recommended to be made at least 24 hours in advance.

School Vacations and Public Transportation Holidays

Some bus lines in Bratislava have additional buses during the school year to handle the added numbers of students going to and from school. During the school vacations, the schedules are adjusted.

Boat Transportation and Cruises

Several boat services operate on the Danube River in Bratislava, including the popular Twin City Liner rapid service to and from Vienna, as well as sight seeing ferries and leisure boat rides.

Twin City Liner

The Austrian jet-propelled aluminum catamaran Twin City Liner offers fast and comfortable transport right from the center of Bratislava to the center of Vienna.

Ryanair Flights to Bratislava

Ryanair, which was started in 1985, is the largest low cost airline in Europe and flies across 26 European countries. Ryanair operates 163 Boeing 737-800 from 27 airports throughout Europe and carries over 50 million passengers a year.

Bus Station

The old terminal is currently being demolished (2017-2020) and there is a temporary terminal situated adjacent (4 minutes walking) to it. All the buses have the same stops though, so please add 5 minutes to every trip you have planned so you will not miss…