Currency Exchange at Bratislava Main Train Station

Currency Exchange at Bratislava Main Train Station

When arriving to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, from one of neighboring countries by train, you might need to exchange your money to local currency (Euro) right at the railway station. Luckily, you can do your currency exchange at Bratislava Main Train Station (Bratislava Hlavná Stanica) and get decent enough rates for several currencies.

Location of Money Changer

Currency Exchange office can be found on the second floor of Bratislava Main Train Station’s building. Once you enter the main station building from train platform, you just need to go upstairs. Bratislava Hlavná Stanica navigation plan and signage found at the station should help you to locate it.

Opening Hours of Currency Exchange

Currency exchange office at Bratislava Main Train Station is open Monday - Saturday from 06:00 to 18:00. Sunday is a day-off so you will need to look for another money changer in Bratislava.

Currency Exchange at Bratislava Main Train Station

Opening hours might be different on selected days, just like we found the money changer’s office already closed after 13:00 on Saturday.

Currency Exchange Rates at Bratislava Train Station

Currency exchange rates at Bratislava Main Train Station are not the best you could find but still quite decent, if compared to the rates offered by greedy money changers in the old town of Prague.

Currencies that are exchanged by the money changer at the train station are as follows:

  • USD – US Dollar
  • CZK – Czech Koruna
  • CHF - Swiss Franc
  • GBP – British Pound
  • HUF - Hungarian Forint
  • PLN – Polish Zloty
  • CAN – Canadian Dollar

Currency Exchange at Bratislava Main Train Station

The official USD exchange rate at the time was 1.11 US Dollar for 1 Euro, so the rate offered by the money changer at Bratislava Train Station (1.15 USD/EUR) was by 0.04 USD or about 3.6% worse than the market rate.

The official CZK exchange rate on the day was 25.73 Czech Koruna for 1 Euro, so the rate offered here (26.67 CZK/EUR) was by 0.94 CZK or about 3.7% worse than the market rate.

The official CHF exchange rate at the time was 1.085 Swiss Franc for 1 Euro, so the rate offered by the money changer at Bratislava Train Station (1.11 CHF/EUR) was by 0.025 CHF or about 2.3% worse than the market rate.

The official GBP exchange rate on the day was 0.91 Sterling Pound for 1 Euro, so the rate offered at train station’s currency exchange (0.96 GBP/EUR) was by 0.05 GBP or about 5.5% worse than the market rate.

The official HUF exchange rate at the time was 325 Hungarian Forint for 1 Euro, so the rate offered by the money changer at Bratislava Train Station (340 HUF/EUR) was by 15 HUF or about 4.6% worse than the market rate.

The official PLN exchange rate on the day was 4.34 Polish Zloty for 1 Euro, so the rate offered at the station (4.40 PLN/EUR) was by 0.06 PLN or about 1.4% worse than the market rate.

The official CAD exchange rate at the time was 1.47 Canadian Dollar for 1 Euro, so the rate offered by the money changer at Bratislava Train Station (1.52 CAD/EUR) was by 0.05 CAD or about 3.4% worse than the market rate.

Tips

You might need to exchange or withdraw money from ATM when using luggage storage at Bratislava Main Train Station as they are accepting cash payments only. More information about left luggage office at the train station can be found here: Left Luggage at Bratislava Main Train Station.