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Transportation to and from Bratislava Airport


What is the distance from Bratislava Airport to the centre of Bratislava?

The distance between the airport and centre of Bratislava (Staré Mesto) is 9 kilometres / 5.6 miles, by car you can cover the distance in 15 to 20 minutes.

From BTS Airport to Bratislava City centre by Taxi
9 km
20 min
€ 20.-

Public transport

Bus to Bratislava

During the day Bratislava can be reached by bus number 61, you can take bus number N61 if you have to get to or from the airport during the night. Buses run between the airport (Letisko) and the railway station (Hlavná stanica) of Bratislava. Bus number 61 leaves on average every 15 minutes. If you want to go to the Old Town of Bratislava you can get off the bus at tram stop ‘Trnavské mýto’ (20 minutes) or tram stop ‘Račianske mýto’ (22 minutes). A centrally located tram stop in the city centre (Staré Mesto) is ‘Námestie SNP’, close to well-known hotels. Travel time including a transfer from bus to tram is about 35 minutes.

Bus tickets
A ticket costs € 1.30 (3 zones) and is valid for 60 minutes including changes. Tickets are available in the terminal and at the bus stop. After buying your ticket, you need to validate it on board the bus. Bratislava Airport is located in zone 101, the city centre in zone 100 (counts for 2 zones). In Bratislava it’s not possible to buy a ticket directly from the bus or tram driver. For large luggage you need an extra ’30-minute discounted ticket’ priced at € 0.45, valid for 180 minutes on the IDS BK network. To get to Petržalka, the largest district of Bratislava south of the Danube, the following option exist: bus number 96. Please consult timetables bus number 61 and bus number N61 for more information.

Bus services

FlixBus to Vienna

FlixBus provides a fast bus service from Bratislava Airport to Vienna, the final stop in Austria’s capital is Vienna International Busterminal (VIB) next to metro station Erdberg. From here you can take metro U3 to Stephansplatz in the centre of Vienna. The bus leaves in front of the terminal, travel time is 1 hour and 25 minutes. Some buses run from the airport to Wien Hauptbahnhof, then a bus journey takes a bit longer. If you want to travel between Bratislava Airport and Vienna Airport, you can also travel by FlixBus, in this case a journey takes 60 minutes. Normally there is bus to Vienna and Bratislava Airport every hour. It is better to book your tickets in advance through the website of FlixBus, adult fares for a single ticket start at € 6.99. Please consult website and timetable FlixBus for more information.

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Bratislava: Wine Tasting with Sommelier

Visit the Slovak National Collection of Wines where the top 100 wines of Slovakia are showcased. Choose the best program for you and taste high-quality wines.


Bratislava: 2-Hour City Walking Tour with Castle Ticket

Discover Bratislava's historic city center and hear about the city and country's fascinating history on a guided walking tour. See the important monuments of Slovakia’s capital city before entering Bratislava Castle.


Bratislava: Nedbalka Gallery with Coffee and Cake Ticket

Visit the Nedbalka Gallery in Bratislava and admire the collection of Slovakian modern art. After the visit refresh yourself in the museum’s cafeteria with coffee and cake included in the price.



Modra: Private Wine Tasting at a Family-Operated Winery

Do you love wine? This tour is for you! We invite you to picturesque small town of Modra, just a short trip from Bratislava, to our boutique winery. Try fine wines that you can find only in the country's best wine bars, each made with love and passion.


Vienna to Bratislava Tour by Bus and Boat

Experience a scenic tour by bus from Vienna to Bratislava and stroll through the old town. Return to Vienna past the picturesque river landscapes aboard the Twin City Liner boat.


Bratislava: Riverside, Castle or Complete City Segway Tours

Explore Bratislava on an eco-friendly Segway and enjoy a memorable, insightful, and entertaining tour of the city. Find out more about the city's history with an expert guide. Select from 3 different tour routes and discover Bratislava's highlights.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Bratislava by Sightseeing Bus

Experience beautiful Bratislava Castle as you gaze out over the charming Slovak capital. Ride the sightseeing bus along the Danube River while listening to audio commentary about the passing monuments, then explore Bratislava's historic Old Town.

Tour & transport

Bratislava: 1-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

Embark on a short but instructive walking tour of the most historical and important sites of Bratislava's old city. See the House of Opera, Old Town Hall, Michael's Gate, and the unique St. Martin's Cathedral.

Tour & transport

Bratislava: Private Walking Tour

On this comprehensive private tour you will receive advanced knowledge about Bratislava and it's city center. Together with your licensed guide, you will explore the city's leading highlights, with the option of discovering Bratislava Castle at the end.


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