Bratislava Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport
Vienna International Airport / Wien Schwechat
Vienna International Airport (ICAO: LOWW, IATA: VIE) is located cca. 40 km (25 mi) from Bratislava. Most European airlines and a significant number of international airlines have direct connections to Vienna from their respective hubs. A quick summary of transport options from Vienna airport to Bratislava City Center, which usualy takes about 45 min:
Blaguss (Bus) - 13 buses a day between Vienna Airport and Bratislava city centre. The buses alight at the bus terminal under the New Bridge and continue towards Bratislava Airport.
Postbus/Slovak Lines (Bus) - runs almost every hour between Vienna Airport and Bratislava Bus Station, some buses run as far as Bratislava Airport. Please check the timetable.
Taxi - fare could be anywhere from 45 Euro to 145 Euro, depending on where you are going to in Bratislava and the Taxi Company you are hiring.
Most international trains stop at the main train station (Bratislava hlavná stanica) that has a good connections to buses.
Vienna: 1h. There are two regional express services leaving from different stations in Bratislava.
Prague: 4¼h, EC trains every 2 hours.
Berlin: 9h, two direct EC trains, another two with change in Prague and through sleeper cars attached to EN Metropol.
Budapest: 2¾h, six EC trains a day, departing from Budapest Keleti and Budapest Nyugati station. The train shuttles every 2 hours from both stations.
Warsaw: 8¼h in through cars on EC Praha; 7¼ in two daily connections with change at Břeclav; 8¾h in through sleeper cars attached to train Chopin.
Coach lines connect Bratislava with all of Slovakia, a high number of Czech cities and a number of EU destinations, including London, Paris and daily buses also depart to Budapest, Prague. The most frequent international coach connection by far is Vienna though, with two lines running almost every hour from Vienna's Sudtirolerplatz near Hauptbahnhof via Vienna International Airport.
The Central Coach Terminal (Autobusová stanica) is at Mlynské nivy, at the eastern border of the city centre.