Flixbus to connect eastern Slovakia and Germany with regular buses

Passengers can travel to Munich and Berlin from May.

Flixbus and Turancar will launch regular bus routes to Germany from eastern Slovakia in May. Flixbus and Turancar will launch regular bus routes to Germany from eastern Slovakia in May. (Source: TASR)

Passengers from eastern Slovakia will be able to travel to Germany on regular international buses from May. The private carriers Flixbus and Turancar will introduce two new bus connections, one between Prešov to Munich and the other between Košice and Berlin.

There will be several stops in other Slovak and foreign towns on the way.

“We believe that not just those travelling between Slovak towns will welcome the new international connection,” said Pavel Prouza, a head of Flixbus in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

Germany in 15 hours

Munich, Vienna, and Berlin are destinations summer and weekend travellers may also find attractive, Prouza added. As a bonus, passengers will be able to reach Schönefeld airport in Berlin from eastern Slovakia.

The new routes are 900-kilometre-long, and Flixbus will arrive in the final destinations in Germany within 15 hours. Yet, connections are to be scheduled for the night, SITA wrote.

However, Flixbus does not expect most people to travel from Prešov and Košice to Berlin. For example, some may decide to get off in Salzburg, Austria.

“We will add a stop in Gliwice in Poland to the Berlin route,” Prouza added, as quoted by SITA.

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia records highest number of positive cases since mid-April

Covid spreads mostly in schools. Bratislava ring road stretches to open on Sunday. Slovak water slalom athletes successful at world championships.


53m
arrested Pavol Ďurka of NAKA specialised team Purgatory heading to Bratislava' district court.

How an anti-team dismantled an elite police team with the help of the secret service

Hints of a possible coalition break-up over rule of law not materialising for now.


21. sep
In this photo taken from video, Slovakia's President Zuzana Čaputová remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 at U.N. headquarters.

President to the UN Assembly: Where scientists succeeded, politics is still failing

Zuzana Čaputová recalled the words Pope Francis addressed to Slovak youth during his recent visit to Slovakia.


8 h
Monika Tódová

Charges against Denník N journalists dropped

The decision came after the general prosecutor ordered the regional prosecutor to examine the legitimacy of the charges.


21. sep
Skryť Close ad