Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is located southwestern Slovakia on the borders with Austria and Hungary. It is the only national capital that borders two independent countries. Known as Pressburg to German-speakers or Pozsony to Hungarian-speakers, Bratislava got its present name only since 1919. But the city has a long and proud history that dates back to pre-Roman times.
The city was the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary, a part of the larger Habsburg Monarchy territories and became a coronation town and the seat of kings and all major organisations and offices. Eleven Hungarian kings and queens were crowned at St. Martin's Cathedral including The Queen Maria Theresa.
For many people still known as a part of former Czechoslovakia, Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia becoming more and more popular city, modern and young so called “Partyslava” or “BARtislava”.
All you need to know to get to Bratislava
We do not arrange flights for individuals; however we can help you to find the best connection from your destination to Slovakia.
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Travelling from Europe
Flying to Bratislava has never been easier and cheaper thanks to low-cost airlines. Book it on relevant airlines websites. List of all direct flight connection is shown also on Bratislava Airport information website.
Ryanair flies directly to Bratislava and offers flights from 14 destinations (Milan (Bergamo), Dublin, East Midlands, Frankfurt-Hahn, London-Stansted, Barcelona-Girona, Bristol, Stockholm, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Brussels, Pisa-Florence, Alicante, Düsseldorf-Weeze).
Danube Wing is new Slovakian low-cost airline that started its operation in 2009. They have just few direct scheduled flights now, for instance from Bologna and Basel.
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Travelling from overseas
Unfortunately there is no direct flight connection between Slovakia and the U.S., Canada or Australia. Therefore we recommend you to fly to Vienna Schwechat Airport which is connected with Bratislava by highway and the journey takes about 45 minutes only.
Direct flights to Vienna
Vienna Schwechat airport is hub of Austrian Airlines. Besides to Europe there are direct flights to
New York, Washington, Toronto, Delhi, Bangkok, Beijing, Tokyo and many more.
Search for flights to Vienna with Austrian Airlines.
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