You can choose between Bratislava own international airport and Schwechat airport in Vienna, which is 45 km from Bratislava and connected by regular shuttle buses. Bratislava's airport has regular flights to other Slovak and major European destinations. However, Vienna airport offers considerably more international and intercontinental connections.

  • From Bratislava airport to the City Center

Public Transport: bus N° 61 in direction to Main Railway Station and N° 96, in direction to Petržalka, Prokofievova Street. Bus Stop in front of Arrival Terminal B (Access map)

  • From Vienna airport to Bratislava

By Shuttle Bus
There are shuttle buses connecting Vienna airport and the Bratislava city center (main Bus Station "AS Mlynske Nivy") every hour or every half an hour. Buses to Bratislava depart from the bus stop directly in front of the arrival hall.  See the timetable in PDF attached
Tickets are available on the website , at the Bus Station "AS Mlynske Nivy", or with the bus driver.
Return ticket Vienna airport/Bratislava Bus Station and back costs 14,30 EUR

By train
International trains to Bratislava's main railway station run from Vienna (1 hour), Budapest (3 hours), and Prague (4-5 hours) several times a day. There are less frequent direct connections to Berlin, Bucharest, Kiev, Moscow and Warsaw. The main railway station is a short distance from the centre and there is a regular tram connection; alternatively, walking takes 15-20 minutes.


Slovakia is a member of the European Union.  Please inquire at the Slovak embassy/consulate in your country as to whether or not you need an entry visa for Slovakia. If necessary, you will be provided with an invitation letter as an official document for obtaining the visa.
Visa information in English:


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