Bratislava airport (BTS)

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Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport, opened in 1951, is the largest in Slovakia and not only serves the Bratislava area, but the entire country. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with several international destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Official Website: bts.aero
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Air Cairo, Air Malta, AMC Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Bulgarian Air Charter, Corendon Airlines, Czech Airlines, Ellinair, Flydubai, Freebird Airlines, Georgian Airways, Montenegro Airlines, Mistral Air, Pobeda, Ryanair, SmartWings, Travel Service, Tailwind Airlines, Tunisair, Wizz Air.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +421 233 033 353. Information and tourist desk on the ground floor.

Location

The airport is located 9 km (6 miles) to the northeast of the city centre.

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There are car rental counters in the Arrivals Hall.

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +420 220 113 454 - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +421 903 821 728 / 902 939 391 - 8:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Buchbinder (Tel +421 243 637 821 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +421 233 036 231 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Eurocar (Tel +421 903 414 141 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +421 243 426 979 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +421 257 201 261 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +421 911 833 133 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)

 

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The airport has ATMs, post office, conference rooms, charging stations, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Caproni Lounge, located on the second floor of the Departures area, opens from 4:30 am to 9:30 pm (until 11:55 pm on Saturdays); it provides beverages and snacks, computers, TV, newspapers, magazines, Wi-Fi, air conditioning (access with Priority Pass or Diners Club membership, or by paying at the door - €25.00).

Food and Drinks- There are coffee shops, bars and restaurants in the Departures area. Eat&Fly! is open around the clock.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the Departures Hall, in addition to some newsagents and souvenir stands.
Baggage- Trolleys available free of charge inside the terminals and the parking lots. Secure luggage wrapping next to the check-in area (Tel +421 944 695 660). The lost and found office is situated by the baggage reclaim hall (Tel +421 233 033 389).
Other Services- Baby care facilities, children's play areas, massage chairs, showers.

 

Bus - Dopravný Podnik Bratislava (Tel +421 259 505 950) operates line 61 to and from the city's central station between 4:45 am and 11:25 pm, with a frequency of 10-20 minutes. Outside those hours, the route is covered by night service N61. Journey time is approximately 25 min. Other stops include Fatruny, Galvaniho, Clementisova, Trnavská, Zimny Stadión, Karpatská. Line 96 leaves every 20 min. to Petrzalka and Prokofievova, through Galvaniho, Rádiová, Trnavská, Prievozská, Bosákova and Romanova. Tickets have a cost of €0.70-0.90 and buses leave from in front of the Departures area.
On the other hand, services to Vienna provided by Slovak Lines (Tel +421 255 562 195) and FlixBus (Tel +44 178 829 8784) depart from outside the Arrivals Hall.

Train - The closest station to the airport is Hlavná Vlaková Stanica, in the city centre, which can be accessed via the bus services. From there you can make connections to Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Banská Bystrica, Zilina, Poprad and Kosice.

Taxi - Cabs from Airport Service (Tel +421 948 966 967) available outside the Arrivals area. The trip to downtown Bratislava takes around 20 minutes.

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Car parks operate 24 hours a day. Payment stations are found inside each lot and in the Departures and Arrivals areas. More information: Tel +421 233 036 261 / 949 287 880. Rates

Short Stay Parking - Located in front of the terminal complex, free of charge.
Long Stay Parking - Outdoor spaces with security cameras, a short distance away from the terminals. At P1 the first 15 minutes are free, while P2 offers 5 min. of courtesy time.

 

Facilities include access ramps, elevators, adapted restrooms and reserved parking spaces. Wheelchairs are available and the airport staff can assist passengers that require it from their point of arrival until boarding the aircraft. Inform your airline 48 hours in advance about your needs.