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Prague to Bratislava by train

It takes an average of 4h 45m to travel from Prague to Bratislava by train, over a distance of around 180 miles (289 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Prague to Bratislava and tickets for this journey start from €9.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 23m
PriceFrom €9.70
Distance180 miles (289 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:22
Last train17:22
Departure stationPrague
Arrival stationBratislava
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Flixbus

Prague to Bratislava train times

Check out the next trains departing from Prague to Bratislava for martedì 6º luglio 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:22 12:43 5h 21m, 2 changes
08:22 12:50 4h 28m, direct
09:49 14:12 4h 23m, direct
10:22 14:50 4h 28m, direct
11:22 15:50 4h 28m, 1 change
11:27 17:16 5h 49m, direct
11:49 16:50 5h 1m, 1 change
13:49 18:12 4h 23m, direct
14:22 18:50 4h 28m, direct
14:46 19:16 4h 30m, 1 change

FlixTrain trains from Praha to Bratislava

You can travel from Praha to Bratislava on FlixTrain 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.

Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Prague to Bratislava

The price of train tickets from Prague to Bratislava starts at €9.70 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 Prague to Bratislava 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Prague to Bratislava? 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 Prague to Bratislava take?

The average journey time by train between Prague and Bratislava is 4 hours and 45 minutes, with around 15 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 Prague and Bratislava by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Prague to Bratislava is 4 hours and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Prague to Bratislava cost?

Train ticket prices from Prague to Bratislava can start from as little as €9.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Prague to Bratislava?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Prague to Bratislava without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Prague to Bratislava each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Prague to Bratislava leave?

The first train from Prague to Bratislava leaves at 06:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Prague to Bratislava leave?

The last train from Prague to Bratislava leaves at 17:22. 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 Prague and Bratislava by train?

Trains travelling from Prague to Bratislava cover a distance of around 180 miles (289 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bratislava to Prague. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Prague to Bratislava.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Prague to Bratislava for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/06/2021. 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 03/21/2021 for travel on 03/21/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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