There is a direct connection between the cities. A EuroCity train shuttles approximately every 2 hours and it takes only 2 hours and 40 minutes. Bratislava's central station is called Bratislava - hlavná stanica, often shortened to Bratislava- hl. st. in some occasions. In Budapest you will arrive to/depart from the Budapest Keleti station.
|Ticket||Normal tariff||Reduced tariff|
|One-way ticket||app. 15€||app. 7,5€|
You can buy a ticket directly at the station, however, it is not possible to do so on the Internet. You will not get a reservation of a seat, so you can sit anywhere in the 2nd class. Visit the Official Slovak Rail website (SK) for more information.
The train shuttles every 2 hours from both stations. The first train from Bratislava departs at 5:50 and the last direct one at 19:54. From Budapest, the first one departs at 5:25 and the last direct one at 17:25. Final train departs at 20:05. The journey takes 2 hours and 41 minutes in both directions.
The public transport stop in Bratislava is called "Hlavná stanica" and is one of the most important stops in the whole city. Visit the Official public transport web site for more information. The basic directions and routes from station:
Author & Credits
Posted by Lucia January 17, 2017 97.00% Rating
Bratislava - Budapest (250km, duration by bus approx. 3 hours) Travelling from Bratislava to Budapest by bus is very easy and comfortable. There are several bus companies providing great daily service on the Bratislava - Budapest line. The best known are...
Posted by Jakub January 16, 2017 96.00% Rating
As Vienna and Bratislava are the two closest capital cities in Europe, there are several possibilities to get from one city to another. The distance of approximately 60km is covered by regular direct train, boat and bus services. Which transport type to ...
Posted by Jakub January 18, 2017 100.00% Rating
If you like winter and mountains, there is no better place for you in Slovakia than High Tatra Mountains (Vysoke Tatry). These mountains include the highest peaks of Carpathian mountain range and are situated in the north of Slovakia at the border wi...