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Bratislava Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Bratislava Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

it seems the heater of the airport is switched off after midnight, so bring blanket or wear more layers.-apocru

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Bratislava Letisko Airport.

What to Expect

Bratislava Letisko Airport consists of a small, modern, two-level terminal with 13 departure gates, and a dozen or so eateries and shops, located primarily on the airside. On the landside, you will find one eatery that is open 24 hours. WiFi is a available and there are mobile charging outlets near the gates. For additional comforts, economy class passengers can pay to access the airport’s private lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

Travellers who have slept at this airport report feeling safe and relatively comfortable. Staff and security don’t tend to bother sleepers, and there are plenty of armrest-free, three-seat benches that may be conducive to sleeping—some reviewers liked them, while others found them too hard and small. Consider a travel mat and/or sleeping bag for enhanced comfort whether for on the bench seating or the floor. For uninterrupted sleep, there are several hotels near the airport. SSee Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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Bratislava Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Bratislava Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Aviator Garni Bratislava - (5 min from the Airport) 500m from the terminal. The walk is 10-15 mins or you can take a taxi for approximately 5,00€ - 7,00€. » Check Rates
  • Vienna House Easy Chopin Bratislava - (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available upon request. Approx. cost of a car is 7,00€ each way. » Check Rates
  • Hotel NH Bratislava Gate One - (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle available. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Bratislava Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Bratislava Airport. Connect to the "FreeInternet" network.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, near the Information Desk, under the escalators.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Need a place to change or feed your baby in comfort? Mother and Child rooms offer changing tables, shower, wash basins, toilet, and bottle/food warmers in a comfortable and private setting, away from the crowds. You can find these rooms landside and airside in the Departures and Arrivals terminals.
  • Children’s Play Area - When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to one of the children’s play areas. Locations: Airside, Schengen Departures and Airside, Non-Schengen Departures.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available. The airport recommends you go a bank at the shopping centre which is situated close to the airport.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Heinemann Duty Free offers duty-free shopping 2 hours before first flight, until last flight of the day, in the Departures Terminal. A few newsstands and a gift shop are also available in the airport terminal.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. Eat&fly is open 24 hours a day landside on the ground floor, and airside on the upper floor.
  • Information Desk - Need help finding your way? An information desk can be found in the Departures terminal, near the escalators on the left side of the terminal building.
  • Luggage Storage and Lockers - Not available.
  • Luggage Trolleys - Aavailable free of charge. Location: Departures Terminal entrance • Parking Lot • Arrivals Area.
  • Massage Chairs - Available in the departures terminal (airside).
  • Mobile Charging - Free mobile charging is available near the boarding gates in the Departures Terminal.
  • Pharmacy - Not available.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Available for use to women and children in the Mother and Child rooms.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours

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Airlines

As of February 2018, Bratislava airport is served by the following airlines: Ryanair • Pobeda • Flydubai • Czech Airlines • Wizz Air • Smartwings • Air Cairo • ABS Jet • AirExplore • Elite Jet • Go2Sky • JetAge • Tatra Jet.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Bratislava Airport is served by public buses 61, N61 and 96. Bus 61 and its nighttime counterpart N61, travel between the airport and Bratislava city center, via Hlavná Železnicná Stanica (main railway station). Bus 96 travels to and from Bratislava city center via Petržalka, Prokofievova. Tickets are sold at newsstands in the Departures terminal, the City Tourist information desks in the Arrivals terminal, at automated ticket machines located in the Arrivals Terminal and at the public bus stop and onboard the bus. The bus stop is located outside in front of the Arrivals Terminal. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the MHD Bratislava website.

For international bus service to/from Vienna, contact Slovak Lines or Blaguss Slovakia.

Car Rentals

Car rental desks are located in the public area of the Arrivals Hall. Onsite car rental agencies include A. Klees, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Eurocar, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

Taxis

Taxis are available, on a 24-hours basis, at taxi stands located in front of the Arrivals terminal. Prices are listed at the taxi stand. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .