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Cheap train tickets from Prague to Bratislava

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Prague to Bratislava is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
RegioJet a.s.
07:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£181One-way
0 changes
RegioJet a.s.
17:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
21:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£221One-way
0 changes
RegioJet a.s.
11:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
15:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£271One-way
0 changes
RegioJet a.s.
15:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
19:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£271One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:444h18
Prague hlavní nádraží
14:02Bratislava hlavná stanica
£831One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePrague to Bratislava

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
RegioJet a.s.
07:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:444h18
Prague hlavní nádraží
14:02Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
RegioJet a.s.
11:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
15:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
11:444h18
Prague hlavní nádraží
16:02Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
ÖBB | Railjet
12:444h20
Prague hlavní nádraží
17:04Bratislava hlavná stanica
1 change
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
13:444h18
Prague hlavní nádraží
18:02Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
RegioJet a.s.
15:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
19:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
15:444h18
Prague hlavní nádraží
20:02Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes
RegioJet a.s.
17:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
21:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
0 changes

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Train times from Prague to Bratislava

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 17 m

Average

4 h 17 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

291 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Prague for Bratislava every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
RegioJet a.s.
07:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
11:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£181One-way
0 changes
Fastest
RegioJet a.s.
11:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
15:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£271One-way
0 changes
Fastest
RegioJet a.s.
15:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
19:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£271One-way
0 changes
Fastest
RegioJet a.s.
17:154h17
Prague hlavní nádraží
21:32Bratislava hlavná stanica
£221One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:444h18
Prague hlavní nádraží
14:02Bratislava hlavná stanica
£831One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Prague to Bratislava

distanceDistance180 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Euro City (EC), STUDENT AGENCY k. S. ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, EuroNight, České dráhy or Student Agency

Trains from Prague to Bratislava cover the 180 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 17 min with our travel partners like RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Euro City (EC), STUDENT AGENCY k. S. ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, EuroNight, České dráhy or Student Agency. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague hlavní nádraží and arrive in Bratislava hlavná stanica.

Trains from Prague to Bratislava

The service between the capital cities of Czechia and Slovakia is frequent, and a choice of trains operates throughout the day. As the service is run by two operators, Czech-owned České Dráhy and RegioJet, passengers have some choice in departure time and price. Both operators take around four hours to make the journey through Czechia and across the border into Slovakia. 

Prague to Bratislava train times: Daily departures

During the week, there are 12 trains a day running between Prague and Bratislava. The first departs shortly before 6:00 a.m. and the final train of the day leaves Prague at around 7:45 p.m. There is generally at least one service every two hours. However, as there are two operators on the route, some hours are served better than others. For example, passengers travelling between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. have the choice of two departure times. 

At weekends, the service drops to only four trains a day, the first shortly after 7 a.m. and the last just after 5 p.m. Trains on Saturdays and Sundays run approximately every three hours.

How long is the journey by train from Prague to Bratislava?

The train from Prague to Bratislava takes around four hours, regardless of the operator. The difference between the quickest and slowest journeys is only around 10 minutes, with the fastest journey taking three hours 52 minutes. All are direct, long-distance trains with no changes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Prague to Bratislava?

Departure train station: The train from Prague to Bratislava departs from Praha Hlavní Nádraí, Prague's biggest railway station. It is located centrally and connected to the rest of the city by metro. Local trams and buses also stop directly outside, including the airport express service. As a modern station, it has all the services travellers would expect, such as shopping, food outlets, luggage lockers, and toilets.

Arrival train station: All trains from Prague arrive at Bratislava Hlavná Stanica, Bratislava's main train station. It is around 15-minutes' walk from the city's old town but is also well connected by trams, trolleybuses, and buses. Facilities include toilets, luggage storage, ATMs, and various food outlets and newsstands.

Which train companies travel from Prague to Bratislava?

Services between Prague and Bratislava are operated by two Czech-owned companies: České Dráhy and RegioJet.

České Dráhy Prague to Bratislava

České Dráhy runs eight trains a day during the week to Bratislava, each taking around four hours to complete its journey. All services are direct, long-distance trains, only stopping at major stations.

RegioJet Prague to Bratislava

RegioJet trains also take around four hours and run a service with no changes. They are also long-distance services that run throughout the week, with four trains a day.

Prague to Bratislava trains: Services on board

On board České Dráhy services, both first and second-class seats are available. WiFi is available in certain carriages, and there's a restaurant car. While bicycles can be brought on board, a reservation is necessary. Dogs and other pets can be carried in all second-class coaches. Dogs must be muzzled and on a lead, and other pets must be in a suitable pet carrier. A ticket must be bought for each pet. Hand luggage can be brought on board, and oversized luggage can be transported for an additional fee. One coach is equipped to carry disabled passengers and has a lift to the platform.

RegioJet services have a variety of tariffs available, from low-cost to business, with different services in each. Disabled passengers should inform the company 24 hours in advance for boarding assistance to be organised. While RegioJet has no fixed luggage policy, passengers should only bring as much luggage as they can quickly and easily load themselves. Bikes can be carried on all services that have a low-cost car, but space must be reserved in advance. Pets are allowed on board, as long as they are contained in a cage or other container for the entire journey.

How to find cheap train tickets from Prague to Bratislava

While there's not a big difference in prices for the train from Prague to Bratislava, there are some ways to save money when looking for a ticket. It's always advisable to book in advance and be flexible with travel dates. Some trains outside the peak travel times may also be cheaper. Additionally, passengers taking RegioJet services can opt for the 'low-cost' class, a no-frills alternative to standard or higher classes.

FAQs: Prague to Bratislava train

FAQs: Travel by train from Prague to Bratislava easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Bratislava.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Prague to Bratislava can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Prague to Bratislava is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Prague to Bratislava is 4 h 17 min   to travel the 180 mile long journey, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Prague to Bratislava leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Prague to Bratislava leaves at 16: 44.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Prague to Bratislava without having to change trains with RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Euro City (EC), STUDENT AGENCY k. S. České dráhy or Student Agency. There are 10 direct trains from Prague to Bratislava each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Bratislava. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Prague to Bratislava.
For the best Prague to Bratislava train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | Euro City (EC), STUDENT AGENCY k. S. ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | InterCity, EuroNight, České dráhy or Student Agency. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Prague and Bratislava to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Prague to Bratislava with EuroNight. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Prague, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Prague hlavní nádraží, Prague-Holešovice and Praha-Kačerov. When arriving in Bratislava, you can end your trip in train stations like Bratislava hlavná stanica, Bratislava, Autobusová Stanica " Mlynské Nivy" and Bratislava-Petržalka.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Prague hlavní nádraží, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bratislava hlavná stanica, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Bratislava from Prague is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Prague to Bratislava is October.
You have options as you can travel between Prague and Bratislava 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Prague and Bratislava

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Prague hlavní nádraží is the most popular Prague railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Prague for your journey to Bratislava.
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