HOW TO GET TO SLOVAKIA: AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS
Slovakia has several international airports, but the largest airport in the country, and the one best connected with the main European cities is that of Bratislava. Other international airports in Slovakia are those of Košice, which serves the eastern part of the country and which has largely charter flights, and of Poprad, which is the main airport for those visiting the area of the Tatra mountains, and which is mainly frequented by charter flights. Many tourists who visit the country with a rental car use the Vienna-Schwechat airport, located just 50 km from Bratislava. This airport is also connected to Bratislava by a bus service.
HOW TO GET TO SLOVAKIA: TRAINS
International Transport: International express trains connect the main capitals of Central Europe with Bratislava.
Internal Transport: The Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a. s. is the railway company that guarantees the transport of passengers. Slovakia’s rail network is 3,600 km long and connects most of the country’s cities.
BUS TO SLOVAKIA
International Transport: There are regular bus services between Slovakia and most European countries. Eurolines and other different carriers carry passengers between Slovakia and other European countries. Eurolines has a dense network of regular connection lines between Bratislava and the capitals of the neighboring countries (Prague, Vienna); there are also bus lines connecting Bratislava with Budapest, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, London, Brussels, Paris, Nice, Zurich, Rotterdam, etc.
Internal Transport: Slovakia is one of the European countries with the best national bus transport network. Slovak Lines buses connect almost all Slovak towns and cities. Most buses leave from Bratislava from the Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy bus station (Bus terminus in Mlynské Nivy St.) or from the bus stations in the cities of Nitra or Košice.
Naval transport is an interesting transport option to Slovakia. The Danube port of Bratislava offers regular lines to Vienna, Hainburg, Budapest and other river ports on the Danube.