Please also see our:
Plus, use the search box to the left to quickly compare rental car prices in Europe.
It is not necessary to rent a car to get around central Bratislava. Most areas of interest to tourists are located within Staré Mesto, or the Old Town. Those sights beyond the Old Town aren't too far afield, and they can be reached easily by public transportation.
For extensive day trips and travels farther afield in the region, however, a rental car will very likely come in handy.
If you do decide to rent a car in Slovakia and intend to explore the region, know that most (if not all) car rental companies forbid cars rented in Slovakia from being driven into Ukraine.
Check out our trusty consolidator Auto Europe to find the best car rental deals in Slovakia.
To get the best price, reserve a car before leaving home. Ask for an all-inclusive rate with full insurance and unlimited kilometers. Many of the less expensive rental cars in Europe will have neither air conditioning nor roll-down windows. To get the best deal, shop around, reserve ahead of time and pay in advance.
A good rate for a three-day economy car rental in Bratislava is around $130, not including taxes and insurance. To check car rental rates in Bratislava for a specific date, click here.