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Getting around by air

Bratislava Airport, 9km northeast of the city centre, has direct flights to Dubai, Egypt, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Greece, Russia, Spain, various UK cities and more. Vienna International Airport in Austria, 60km away, has the nearest big international air hub. A smaller number of international routes reach Košice and Poprad; the latter's schedules are geared towards ski tourists.

Airports & Airlines

Slovakia has three international airports:

Bratislava Airport

Košice International Airport

Poprad-Tatry International Airport

The main airlines operating in Slovakia are:

Austrian Airlines (www.austrian.com) Connects Košice with Vienna.

Czech Airlines (www.csa.cz) Flies from Prague to Bratislava.

LOT (www.lot.com) Flies between Warsaw and Košice.

Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) Connects Bratislava with numerous destinations across the UK and Italy, coastal Spain, Dublin, Paris and Brussels.

Wizz Air (http://wizzair.com) Connects Košice to a few UK airports, Poprad to London Luton and Bratislava to European cities including Kyiv, London Luton, Sofia and Warsaw.

Departure Tax

Departure tax is included in the price of a ticket.