U.S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia
+421 2 5443 0861, emergency number +421 903 703 666
U.S. Embassy in Slovakia (sk.usembassy.gov)
Information on the general travel situation during the pandemic is available at COVID-19 Information – U.S. Embassy in Slovakia (usembassy.gov)
CROSSING THE BORDER:
Vysne Nemecke/Uzgorod: Main road boarding crossing – This crossing is located in Uzgorod where H13 crosses into Slovakia from Ukraine. Coordinates – 48° 39′ 12.96″ N, 22° 15′ 57.96″ E
Ubl’a/Malyi Bereznyi: Main road boarding crossing – This crossing is located 3.1km from Malyi Bereznyi where P53 crosses into Slovakia from Ukraine. Coordinates – 48°53’1.57″N, 22°25’14.12″E
Vel’ke Slemence/Mali Selmenci: Bicyclists and pedestrians with Ukrainian and/or EU passports (U.S. citizen crossings not currently authorized).
Cierna nad Tisou/Cop): Passenger trains (no car or pedestrian crossings currently authorized)
- Mat’ovske Vojkovce/Pavlovo: Cargo trains (no private crossings currently authorized)
Information on entry requirements for Entry in Slovakia through the Schengen border from Ukraine: https://www.minv.sk/?entry-of-foreigners-into-the-territory-of-the-slovak-republic-during-an-emergency-situation
If you are planning arrival by car, you will need a motorway vignette if you use a highway/motorway. Vignettes are available online at www.eznamka.sk
Closest gas stations and ATM machines to the border are in:
- Snina, near the Ubla border crossing;
- Velke Kapusany, Michalovce;
- Sobrance, near Vysne Nemecke border crossing.
Closest grocery stores are:
- Coop Jednota and Lidl in Sobrance (Coop closed on Sunday, Lidl open on weekends)
- Tesco and Hypernova in Michalovce
Americans with a valid passport where the expiration date is more than 6 months after arrival. No visa is needed for a visit up to 90 days.
112 – emergency services anywhere in Slovakia (ambulance, police and fire); in English or Slovak.
The official currency is the Euro (EUR). Credit/debit card payment is available for most services or purchases all around country.
COVID-19 help in Slovakia
If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline +421 917 222 682
For most updated information, please check the following:
TRAVEL FROM VYSNE NEMECKE BORDER TO KOSICE:
What are the travel restrictions in Vyšné Nemecké? Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are mandatory
- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 meters
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
- Regional restriction measures in place
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
- Nationwide control measures in place
- Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
How far is it from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké? The road distance is 57.6 miles.
What is the national COVID-19 helpline number in Vyšné Nemecké? The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vyšné Nemecké is +421 917 222 682.
What is the most cost-effective way to get from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké? The cost-effective way to get from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké is by bus, which costs $9 – $12 and takes 1h 45m.
What is the fastest way to get from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké? The quickest way to get from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké is by taxi which costs $95 – $120 and takes 1h 27m.
Is there a direct bus between Košice and Vyšné Nemecké? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Košice and arriving at Vyšné Nemecké. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.
Can I drive from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké? Yes, the driving distance between Košice to Vyšné Nemecké is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Košice to Vyšné Nemecké.
Where can I stay near Vyšné Nemecké?
Benatina, Remetske Hamre, has cheap accommodations, $120 per night the whole cottage in tourist facilities.
Tel: 0918 565 726, 0907 224 229
Hotel Hotel Druzba
Jána Hollého 698/1, 07101 Michalovce, Slovakia
72 EUR/ night
Hotel Hotel Mousson
T.J.Moussona 1, 07101 Michalovce, Slovakia
Hotel Hotel Eurobus
Kaluža, 072 35 Kaluža, Slovakia
Holiday resort at the lake – 125 EUR/night
Apartmány Vihorlat I
Kaluža, 072 36 Kaluža, Slovakia
Holiday apartment at the lake 60 EUR/night
Apartmány Vihorlat I
Kaluža, 072 36 Kaluža, Slovakia
Entire apartment 3-4 people 6- EUR/night
INFORMATION ABOUT KOSICE:
Kosice is the largest city in in Eastern Slovakia, with an international airport, train connections and buses and services.
Shopping mall AUPARK Kosice is open on weekends and houses banks and post offices where Western Union money transfer is available.
Hospitals in Kosice:
Nemocnica Košice-Šaca a.s.
1. súkromná nemocnica, Lúčna 57
040 15 Košice
Univerzitna Nemocnica L. Pasteura
Tel: +421 556 402 111
Other medical providers:
Professor Tomas Juhas, Sr, MD – surgeon (English)
Ema Lenartova, MD – outpatient service (English)
Tomas Juhas, Jr, MD – manager, surgeon (English)
A list of hospitals in Slovakia can be found at: http://www.zoznam.sk/katalog/Zdravie-krasa/Nemocnice-polikliniky http://www.zzz.sk/?page=zoznam-nemocnic-liecebni
Taxi companies in Kosice:
Easy Taxi Kosice: +421 919 333333
Hello Taxi: +421 911 434 343
Train and bus station are close to city center: Stanicne namestie 9-11, Kosice
Complete schedule and planner is available at www.cp.sk
+421 220 502 020
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or https://www.zsk.sk/en/services/travel-information/
Kosice Airport is located at Letecka 41, 04175 Kosice and has direct flights to a limited number of destinations.
Ryanair: +44 871 246 0002 https://www.ryanair.com; Wizzair: +421 900 205 050 https://wizzair.com
Hotels in Kosice:
Guesthouse Penzión Grand
Kováčska 65, Košice Old Town, 04001 Košice, Slovakia
Hotel TeleDom Hotel
Timonova 27, Košice Old Town, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
60 EUR/ night
Has conf. room 0949 271 560
Hotel DoubleTree By Hilton Košice
Hlavná 1, Košice Old Town, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
100 EUR/night, has conference room 0905 878 369
Travel from Kosice to Bratislava
What is the cheapest way to get from Košice to Bratislava? The cheapest way to get from Košice to Bratislava is to bus via Banská Bystrica which costs $17 – $28 and takes 8h 10m.
What is the fastest way to get from Košice to Bratislava? The quickest way to get from Košice to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs $12 – $90 and takes 4h 18m.
Is there a direct bus between Košice and Bratislava? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kosice Central Bus Station station and arriving at Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.
Is there a direct train between Košice and Bratislava? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kosice and arriving at Bratislava Hlavna Stanica. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 54m.
How do I travel from Košice to Bratislava without a car?
The best way to get from Košice to Bratislava without a car is to take a train from the main station, which takes 4h 54m and costs $21 – $35.
What companies run services between Košice, Slovakia and Bratislava, Slovakia?
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Kosice to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica hourly. Tickets cost $21 – $35 and the journey takes 4h 54m. Alternatively, CK Daka operates a bus from Kosice Central Bus Station to Bratislava Mlynske Nivy Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost $3 – $29 and the journey takes 6h 20m.
Which airlines fly from Kosice Airport to Vienna Airport?
Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air, and Ryanair offer flights from Kosice Airport to Vienna Airport.
The best way to get from Košice to Kosice Airport is to take the 23 bus which takes 23 min and costs $1.
Taxi from Kosice to Bratislava can cost 400-500 EUR
Kosice to Bratislava Shuttle, Taxi or Bus (taxi2taxi.com)
2PCom.sk – Taxi Booking Bratislava
TRAVEL FROM BRATISLAVA TO VIENNA AIRPORT
What is the fastest way to get from Bratislava to Vienna?
The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Vienna is to drive which costs $9 – $14 and takes 52 min.
Is there a direct bus between Bratislava and Vienna? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava, Most SNP and arriving at Vienna, Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.
Is there a direct train between Bratislava and Vienna? Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 7m.
How do I travel from Bratislava to Vienna without a car? The best way to get from Bratislava to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs $3 – $24.
How long does it take to get from Bratislava to Vienna? The train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf takes 1h 7m including transfers and departs hourly.
Taxi from Bratislava to Vienna Airport (Schwechat) cost from 50 EUR