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Questions tagged [bratislava]

The capital and largest city of Slovakia

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Bratislava (airport) to Budapest

I am traveling to Budapest next month via Bratislava airport. We will be arriving at 20:40 in Bratislava, and we want to catch a bus or train to Budapest ASAP. From what I have found the best option ...
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Is it necessary to book OBB Rex trains in advance?

I want to go from Vienna to Bratislava by train, with the OBB Rex service. Is it necessary, or recommended, to book in advance, or is it normal to just come before the train leaves and purchase a ...
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Would a foreign debit card (Maestro) work in Slovakia?

my question is whether one can use a Bulgarian-issued Maestro debit card on ATMs or in supermarkets in Bratislava? I know some countries prefer Visa over Maestro, that's why I ask.
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Are people in Hungary and Slovakia friendly? [closed]

OK, so I've been living in the Netherlands for almost 3 years and I find the locals are not open enough for making new friends. They mostly stick to their little friend circles. And the culture is a ...
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Is there a Twin City Liner sales office in Bratislava?

I will be spending a few days in Vienna soon and I was planning a day trip to Bratislava on my arrival day. I have found train schedules and fares easily enough on OBB's site. I intend to travel to ...
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How to get from Vienna airport (VIE) to Bratislava airport (BTS)?

Vienna airport (VIE) and Bratislava airport (BTS) are very close but in different countries. Googling I've found how to get from VIE to Vienna city center, then to Bratislava and finally get to BTS ...
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Late March - Early April Boat trip from Bratislava to Vienna

I understand it's a nice thing to do, a little cruise on the Danube however I can't find concrete information whether there are cruises the first week of April (or end of March), I get the impression ...
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Buy old currency in Bratislava and Vienna

I will be traveling to Bratislava and Vienna this week. I want to know if there are any shops where I would get the old Slovak Korunas or Austrian Schillings. Also, I stay in Munich. Are there any ...
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Free street parking options for unlimited time in Bratislava?

I am looking for free parking options in Bratislava. Is there free parking along the river, near the UFO bridge? Ideally I'd like to park somewhere for an unlimited time at a reasonably safe spot and ...
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How dangerous is Bratislava for pedestrians?

When visiting Bratislava with my friends, we've noticed that drivers go very fast, and they often don't stop when a pedestrian is crossing the street (something not imaginable in neighboring Austria). ...
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Language to communicate in tourist places in Bratislava? English is sufficient?

Is English sufficient to communicate in tourist places in Bratislava (musea, buying tickets, restaurants, receptions in hostels)? Should I expect that English would be generally understood in that ...
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Hostels in Bratislava

How does the situation with hostels look in Bratislava? Are there a plenty of them, and there should be no problem with finding a place even in middle Summer, or might it be hard to find a free place? ...
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Conditions of train ticket between Vienna and Bratislava

I'm planning a trip to Vienna, and I'd like to visit also Bratislava. I've found a page with prices of train tickets: http://bratislava-slovakia.eu/travel/vienna-bratislava/vienna-train, however, the ...
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Taking bike as luggage from Bratislava to Vienna

I want to take my bike as a luggage from Bratislava to Vienna. Do you know if any regular bus line (specifically those departing from bus station at Mlynske Nivy) will accept bike? If not, can I take ...