Public transport in Bratislava (MHD) is run by the public transport authority, DPB, which operates bus, tram and trolleybus lines whose last departures from terminal stops are at about 23:00 (11pm). The first services in the morning normally start at about 04:20 (4.20am).
Between 23:30 (11.30pm) and 05:00 (5am), several night bus services (their numbers are prefixed with an 'N') operate in Bratislava, most of them starting at the main railway station.
To use any public transport service in the city, you must validate a pre-purchased ticket upon boarding by inserting your ticket into one of the red devices found on board each vehicle. Tickets are available for:
If you are travelling with a large bag it needs a (reduced-fare) ticket too. A joint 60-minute ticket for one passenger plus one bag is available for €1.30.
Tickets can be bought from newspaper kiosks and shops, and from the yellow coin-operated machines located close to many stops.
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