Useful information


The public transport system is served by a network of trams and busses, Bratislava currently does not have an underground transport system. Tickets can be bought at newspaper stands or in ticket vending machines in the bus/tram stops, which require, however, coins. A 15-minute ticket may be purchased for 0,70 €, a 30-minute ticket for 0,90 € and a 60-minute ticket costs 1,20 €. The ticket is valid after it has been marked inside the vehicle and it remains valid for the maximum duration of ticket, also when changing the line.

A ticket may be also purchased via a mobile phone, by sending a blank text message to the number 1140 (this ticket serves for a 40-minute trip). The time schedules may be found at each bus/tram stop or online.

The premises of the Pan-European University at Tomášikova 20 in Bratislava-Ružinov may be reached by the trams no. 8 and 9, evtl. the busses no. 50, 66, 78 or 96. The PEU premises, located at Tematínska 10 in Bratislava-Petržalka may be reached by the busses no. 83, 92, 95, 97, 98, 99 (bus stop Technopol).

Bratislava is situated in the very centre of Europe, which makes it a convenient place to reach other important cities in the region. The travel distance to Vienna is just 60 km, to Budapest 250 km and Prague is approx. 400 km away from Bratislava.

At the crossroads of important travel corridors, Bratislava may be reached by car, bus, train, air or on a boat on the Danube river.           

Bratislava M.R.Štefánik Airport is located in the east of Bratislava and is served predominantly by low-cost airlines. As an important international air travel hub the Vienna International Airport is situated 45 km west of Bratislava.

The river transport on the Danube links connects Bratislava with both Budapest and Vienna. As an international waterway, a connection with the North and the Black Sea is possible through the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal.

The railway is the most convenient line of communication between Bratislava, Prague and Budapest, since located on the same international railway corridor. Vienna may be reached within a 1-hour train journey and connections to Poland (towards Katowice and Warszawa) are served via Břeclav and Ostrava. In the domestic transportation network the railway serves a very important role, by connecting Bratislava with the eastern parts of Slovakia, via a northern (serving among others Trenčín, Žilina, Poprad-Tatry and Košice) and a southern route (reaching Košice via Zvolen and Banská Bystrica). The naturally most picturesque regions of Slovakia may be reached this way, located in the centre, north and east of the country.

The road transport connects Bratislava with the neighbouring countries through a network of motorways. 3 main companies serve in the national (Slovak Lines, RegioJet) and international bus transport (Slovak Lines, RegioJet and Flixbus).