Airport Information


When to get to the airport?

Unless otherwise advised by the airline, the tour operator or the travel agency, passengers are obliged to arrive at the airport and check in for their flight according to the originally specified time, i.e. ideally 2 hours, but no later than 40 minutes before the scheduled flight (please bear in mind). The minimum time to arrive at the airport is set out in the Conditions of Carriage of your chosen airline and these times may vary. If your airline or tour operator notifies you in advance by phone or via their representative about a new scheduled time of departure, you are obliged to get to the airport in accordance with the new specified time and not the original time of departure.

Passengers should always aim to arrive for their flight in sufficient time to be able to obey all the formalities required at the airport, including passing through security control or passport control, if flying outside of the Schengen area.

Before the flight check whether you have with you:

  • your personal documents (a valid passport or ID),
  • required entry and visa documents (if necessary),
  • travel insurance documents,
  • travel documents or vouchers (air tickets, accomodation, others),
  • cash and credit cards.

Do not forget to pack:

  • medication necessary for the length of your travels,
  • chewing gum/sweets to alleviate ear pressure at take-off or landing,
  • a good book to while away the time.

Valuable and fragile things:

  • such as photo cameras, video cameras, cash, jewellery and others always carry with you in your hand baggage.

Sharp objects, liquids, aerosols and gels:

  • they do not belong in hand baggage,
  • you can read the Conditions of Carriage of these items in the Safety Regulations section or ask your airline.



Airport Bratislava is the largest and the main airport in Slovakia, which welcomes around 2 million passengers a year. The favourable position of Airport Bratislava within central Europe and its connection to other transportation segments (rail, road and river transport) are significant factors, which give Airport Bratislava the chance to become an important player in the area of civil aviation with respect to air transportation of passengers and freight.

Directions to/from the Airport

Access by car

Airport Bratislava is easily accessible by car. The airport is located in the eastern part of the capital city of Bratislava, with a direct link to the D1 motorway by-pass. Motorway exits are clearly signposted, with a pictogram of an aeroplane, together with the word for airport 'Letisko'.
GPS coordinates: N 48.1702076, E 17.1991187

Access by bus/city transport

Bus No. 61 links Airport Bratislava with the city centre in the direction from the Main Railway Station (Hlavná železničná stanica), and bus No. 96 in the direction of Petržalka, Prokofievova. The bus terminates at the stop on the approach road in front of Departures terminal.

Timetables: day bus No. 61, day bus No. 96, night bus No. N61

Sales of public transport tickets:

  • newsagents on the ground floor of the Departures terminal,
  • Bratislava Airport Information Centre stand at Arrivals terminal,
  • ticket machine at the public transport bus stop.



Access by taxi

You can use the Airport's partner taxi services - Danube Airport or Breadis Taxi. The prices are communicated clearly on info panels located in front of the Arrivals Terminals B and C, where both companies' taxi stands are also located.

Payment is possible in cash or with the following cards:

VISA mastercard American Express Diners Club

Car rentals

Airport Bratislava offers you the following options of car rental services, which you can find in the public area of the Arrivals terminal C:

Avis, Budget, BuchbinderEuropcar, Hertz, Eurocar Slovakia and Sixt.


Short stay parking

Are you driving to the airport or picking your family and friends at the airport? You have the option of using the short stay, passenger pick up/drop off facility on the drive-through road in front of the terminal complex free of charge. This offer is valid only for short-term stay. The distance to the Departures and Arrivals terminals is only a few metres away.

Long stay parking

15 minutes free
1 hour €1.70
Every hour there after €1.70
1 day €18.20
1 week €73
14 days €146

Free wireless Internet available in departure hall.

Do you need to get online?

Get online with free unlimited wi-fi service in all the airport terminals.

Has your mobile or notebook battery died?

No problem, you can charge them free of charge near the boarding gates area in the Departures terminal.


Košice with a population of 250,000 is the second largest city of Slovakia. It is economic, industrial, educational and cultural centre of Eastern Slovakia. With catchment area of 2.5 million people, locals who are used to fly, developing tourism and prepared infrastructure, the Airport Košice has a big growth potential for business, tourism and VFR segment.

Directions to/from the Airport

Access by car

8 km (5 mi) and 10 minutes. This is how far is the Košice Airport from the city centre if you travel by car. The distance belongs to the shortest ones in Europe.

Access by bus/city transport

Košice city public transport company operates regular bus service No. 23 which connects the Košice Airport with the downtown. The ride from the train station to the airport takes about 20 minutes and you can check the timetable here.
After late night arrivals you can use also city bus No. N3 which departs from the airport daily at 11.45 pm. For more information click here.

Access by taxi

There is an official provider of Taxi services at the airport. They offer a ride in air conditioned cars at prices starting from €10 (airport-downtown).

Car rentals

At Košice Airport you can choose from 6 well known car rental companies. You can find them inside the Terminal building opposite Arrivals or Departures.


Airport Žilina is a public international airport and is used by the northwestern Slovak region with a population of almost 1.2 million people. The airport is mainly used for domestic  and international corporate flights, private flights, training flights, amateur sport flights, air ambulance flights and other special flights including Slovak air forces flights.

Letisková spoločnosť Žilina, a.s., the airport's operator, is in charge of the ground handling operation and services as well as of the commercial utilization.

Directions to/from the Airport

The airport is located in Dolný Hričov approximately 15 km (9.4 mi) away from Žilina.

When you have your own transport, it is possible to use a free unguarded car park with 30 places capacity which is situated in the close distance from the terminal.

The airport provides taxi service, car rent and minibus shuttle service.


The Airport Poprad-Tatry is connected by schedule flights with Polish cities Warsaw and Gdansk. The catchment area of the airport includes following towns:
Poprad, Svit, High Tatras, Liptovský Mikuláš, Ružomberok, Levoča, Spišská Nová Ves, Stará Ľubovňa, Dolný Kubín, Nowy Targ, Zakopane and Nowy Sacz.

Thanks to the geographical location the airport has got excellent weather conditions, it is often above fog layer, and therefore utilized by diverting planes formerly heading to Košice, Sliač, Žilina or even to Bratislava as an alternate airport.

The International Airport Poprad-Tatry is surrounded by beautiful nature (as many as four national parks are in the vicinity), mountain creeks and lakes, caves, medieval towns and villages, churches, castles and monuments (some of them are listen on the UNESCO World Heritage List), but also by winter sport facilities and summer tourist centres.

Directions to/from the Airport

The airport provides taxi service, and there are 3 car rental companies available as well: Avis, RAI Rent and Tatran.

.Free wireless Internet available in departure hall.


The International Airport Sliač was re-opened for civil air traffic on June 16 2011. The airport is located in ideal location in the territory of central Slovakia, right in the middle between two metropolitan cities of this region, Banská Bystrica and Zvolen, and completes the complex of infrastructure in the central counties.

The Airport Sliač offers charter flights, sport aviation, military flights, ambulance flights, cargo flights and non-scheduled flights.



Airport Piešťany is an international airport for civil and cargo air traffic. It is mostly used by air traffic for passengers from or to Slovak Health Spa and visitors of the town of Piešťany.

Runway 01/19 2,000x30 m (2,187.22x32.8 yd), refurbished terminal and other facilities agree with requirements of smaller regional airport with the possibility of providing all handling services for aircraft up to 95 passengers.