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Travel Information to Bratislava from Brussels

distanceDistance600 miles (967 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £107
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £13 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £13 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 600 miles (967 km) between Brussels and Bratislava. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Brussels to Bratislava.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Brussels, Belgium to Bratislava, Slovakia?

Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Bratislava, Slovakia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bratislava from Brussels restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bratislava, Slovakia from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

The government of Slovakia has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bratislava from Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Belgium from Bratislava, Slovakia?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Slovakia is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Slovakia?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Slovakia?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 07/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Bratislava.

How do you get from Brussels to Bratislava?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Bratislava from Brussels. You can take a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Brussels to Bratislava the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Brussels to Bratislava is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to Bratislava:

A flight is about £33 less than a coach, which costs on average £46 for this journey.

A flight journey is usually £93 less than a journey to Bratislava by train, which costs on average £107 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Brussels to Bratislava?

The fastest way to get to Bratislava from Brussels is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bratislava that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 16 h 42 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 59 min   on average.

How far is it from Brussels to Bratislava?

The Brussels to Bratislava distance is approximately 600 miles (967 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and in Bratislava?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Bratislava:

  • Coaches from Brussels to Bratislava most often leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Bratislava, Most SNP.
  • Flights mostly leave from Brussels Airport and tend to arrive in Bratislava M. R. Štefánik Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bruxelles-Midi and tend to arrive in Bratislava predmestie.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Brussels to Bratislava?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Bratislava, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Bratislava by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Brussels to Bratislava for £46 on Omio.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Bratislava. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Brussels to Bratislava tickets on Omio for £13.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bratislava by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Brussels to Bratislava for £107.
Can I travel directly to Bratislava from Brussels?

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Bratislava with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Bratislava with.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bratislava with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bratislava tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Bratislava from Brussels?
Your journey from Brussels to Bratislava doesn't have to end in Bratislava. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Budapest or Prague. If you’d like to add Vienna, Budapest or Prague to your Brussels to Bratislava trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bratislava today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Brussels to Bratislava online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Brussels and Bratislava, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £46 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £13 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £107 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Bratislava from Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.