Afraid of public transport? Try shared bikes, e-scooters or e-mopeds

Bratislava offers diverse alternative transport.29. May 2020, at 14:01

Yellow Slovnaft bikes with green Bolt scooters.

Bratislava airport changes into a temporary parking area for aircraft

International air transport might resume in Slovakia in July.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. May 2020, at 22:25

Airplanes parked at the Bratislava airport.

Public transport in and around Bratislava changes

Transport companies respond to the changed usage of public transport due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Apr 2020, at 15:27

The normally busy Obchodna Street in central Bratislava.

Public transport crisis in Banská Bystrica Region is over

SAD Zvolen accepted a deal from the region’s representatives following a dispute over contract amendments.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jan 2020, at 14:06

The first night train from Vienna has arrived in Brussels

The connection will link Belgium with central Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jan 2020, at 21:48

Nightjet is the first train to connect Vienna and Brussels, bringing Brussels closer to central Europe

Bratislava-Hainburg bus line undergoes changes

The frequency of buses will decrease and the fare will go up.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Dec 2019, at 17:58

The 901 bus line was extended to Hainburg in 2009.

Higher fines imposed on texting and driving

A 365-day highway vignette has been approved as well.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2019, at 13:14

Holding a cell phone while driving gets a ban after the parliament has approved changes to the law on road traffic

An unfinished highway could become an international problem

The highway is crucial for the EU’s transborder Katowice-Ostrava-Žilina industrial zone.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Oct 2019, at 13:00

Mayors and businesspeople from the Kysuce Region, northern Slovakia, attend a "lorry" protest in Bratislava on October 22, 2019. The protest takes place in front of the European Commmission in Bratislava building

Slovakia welcomes its first cargo train from China

The journey from China took a fortnight.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Oct 2019, at 0:26

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek welcomed the train from China.

New RailJet trains to connect Bratislava and Prague

RailJet trains already connect Bratislava and Zürich.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. May 2019, at 21:54

Bratislava Main Station

Uber is back in Bratislava

The alternative taxi service was forced to leave last March.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Apr 2019, at 13:34

Uber returns to Slovakia

New rules for taxi services have been in force since the beginning of April.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Apr 2019, at 3:25

Free bus transport on Gagarinova Street in Bratislava comes to an end

The city is changing the traffic markings on some stretches of the affected streets.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2019, at 22:55

The new bus station in Bratislava is under construction.

RegioJet will increase the capacity of its trains on the Bratislava - Komárno route

Meanwhile, additional carriages will make commuting more comfortable.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Feb 2019, at 21:50

RegioJet train

RegioJet to introduce double-deckers after a record-high increase of passengers

Nearly four million people travelled with RegioJet on the Bratislava-Komárno route last year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jan 2019, at 13:29

RegioJet now operates in Slovakia.

Bratislava gearing up for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve festivities include a run, fireworks, light-laser-music show and much more.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2018, at 14:49

Countdown in Bratislava

A private investor will rent Bratislava airport for 30 years

The Transport Ministry expects that the rental will improve the condition of the airport and its competitiveness.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Dec 2018, at 13:15

Bratislava airport

In search of people for logistics

Slovak hauliers can employ more than 2,500 new drivers now.Peter Adamovsky, 17. Dec 2018, at 6:30

Truck drivers in Slovakia earn less than those working in Germany or the Czech Republic.

Bus on the Danube is closer to reality

Commuting from Hamuliakovo to Bratislava by water should take 25 minutes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Dec 2018, at 8:03

The Danube River in Bratislava.