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Traveling from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. by train

Looking to travel from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 10 hours 58 minutes to travel from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 8 hours 31 minutes though. You'll usually find 16 trains per day running along the 552 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Bratislava hl.st.. Trains on this route are usually operated by either DB or ÖBB. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. start from $26.91 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Bratislava hl.st. by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. by train

It takes an average of 10h 58m to travel from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. by train, over a distance of around 343 miles (552 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. and tickets for this journey start from $26.91 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 31m
PriceFrom $26.91
Distance343 miles (552 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train04:36
Last train22:34
Departure stationBerlin
Arrival stationBratislava hl.st.
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Deutsche Bahn

Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. for Tuesday Dec 20th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:36 15:23 9h 47m, 2 changes
06:23 16:01 9h 38m, 2 changes
08:23 16:54 8h 31m, direct
09:11 18:23 9h 12m, 1 change
10:23 20:18 9h 55m, 1 change
11:11 20:51 9h 40m, 2 changes
11:36 22:23 10h 47m, 3 changes
18:03 03:55 9h 52m, 1 change
18:03 04:54 10h 51m, direct
19:11 09:23 14h 12m, 4 changes

Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st.

You can travel from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. on Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st.

The price of train tickets from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. starts at $26.91 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Berlin to Bratislava hl.st.

Want to know more about your journey from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st.? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. take?

The average journey time by train between Berlin and Bratislava hl.st. is 10 hours and 58 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Berlin and Bratislava hl.st. by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. is 8 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. cost?

Train tickets from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. can start from as little as $26.91 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st.?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. leave?

The first train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. leaves at 04:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. leave?

The last train from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. leaves at 22:34. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Berlin and Bratislava hl.st. by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. cover a distance of around 343 miles (552 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bratislava hl.st. to Berlin.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin to Bratislava hl.st. for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/20/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/09/2022 for travel on 11/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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