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Visiting Bratislava during your Vienna city trip

Kategorie: General,

by Elena Schöber

If you spend a couple of days on your city trip in Vienna in our central Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, you should definitely consider planning a day trip to the Slovakian capital Bratislava. There are several possibilities of commuting to Bratislava, either by train, by bus, by car or even by ship via the river danube. Bratislava has a small but beautiful old town, which is definitely worth a visit.

Bratislava – the Slovakian capital close to the Austrian boarder

Historically Bratislava has always been a multicultural city. Celts, Romans, Jews, Hungarians and of course also Slovakians have left their footprints. The Austrian-Hungarian monarchy under the reign of the Habsburgers also has a big impact on the city nowadays. Magnificent buildings and palaces were built in Bratislava during this time, which make the old town of Bratislava very attractive to tourists. Furthermore, a castle is located in Bratislava. From there you’ll have an amazing view on the old town. However, communism also had a big impact on the cityscape. Located just behind the former Iron Curtain, which fell in 1989, you’ll see industrialized apartment blocks on the other side of the river danube.

Arrival to Bratislava

You’ll have different possibilities of commuting from Vienna to Bratislava. A boat trip to Bratislava along the river danube can be very interesting for tourists. The Twin City Liner departs from Schwedenplatz in the center of Vienna and will bring you to Bratislava in around 45 minutes. You can buy tickets (from 20€) online or on site. The Austrian Federal Railways also incorporated an attractive offer for train journeys to Bratislava (EURegio Slowakei). Train tickets to Bratislava are 16 €. Furthermore, numerous buses commute between Vienna and Bratislava. Bus tickets start at a price of 7,50 €. The best way to find the best bus connection suited to your individual needs is to look for buses on If you come to Vienna by car, then you can also commute to Bratislava by car. It will take you an hour to arrive in Bratislava.

By plane to Bratislava

You want to travel to Vienna by plane? Then you should also check out various offers to Bratislava airport. Many airlines offer cheap flights to Bratislava. From there you can easily travel to Vienna.

Your city trip to Vienna in our central hotel in Vienna

During your city trip to Vienna we are happy to support you with planning your stay in Vienna. Do not hesitate to contact our friendly personell on the reception of our central hotel in Vienna. We are happy to give you advice on how to include a day trip to Bratislava during your city trip to Vienna.

We wish you a great stay in our central hotel in Vienna!

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