Bratislava castle and old town over the Danube river in Bratislava city, Slovakia

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  1. My plan is from Budapast to Bratislava and also would like to go to pandrof design outlet ( mcarthurglen). What is your recommendation? Which route is the most convenient?

    • Hello!
      Yes, if you don’t mind a detour then you can make it part of your travels. Go early in the morning so you have plenty of time for shopping and as Bratislava is quite close your last leg to Bratislava should be quite short.
      Good luck with your travels!

  2. where can we buy the train tickets in budapest, do we have to go to Nyugati train station or are there other places we can buy them? also do you know of car hire companies where we pick up budapest and return bratislava thanks norm

    • You can buy them at the train station, you might find some travel agencies that sell them as well, but I’m not aware of those. About car rental, I would recommend you to use car renting booking sites like https://www.rentalcars.com for example. You can compare the prices of different companies there and find your best option. But be aware, dropping off in another city & country is quite expensive in Europe.

  3. Hi. Excelent Post!

    Why did you say you need to buy the ticket for the train the day before? I run the risk of not having a ticket on time? I go from budapest to bratislava on March 2, 2019, a period I believe to be a low season.

    Hugs from Brazil

    Fabiano

    • On the day of departure the tickets are much more expensive, the special price mentioned (that makes the train worth taking) is only if you buy the ticket until the day before the departure. You can buy it on the day of departure but it’s not such a good deal anymore and there might be no seats, depending on the train / day of the journey.

  4. Hello! This post is just awesome 🙂
    I have one question… can one buy the BUD>BRA Europa Expres ticket in Budapest? I went online and I just can’t figure out if they only sell these in Bratislava or in both cities…

    Thank you for sharing all this info 🙂