Slovakian trains

Slovakian trains are the best way to travel in Slovakia.

  • Book up to 60 days in advance
  • Regional trains

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Overview

Slovakian trains

Slovakian trains run on the dense railway network of the country. Operated by ZSSK, the national railway company of Slovakia, the trains are comfortable and economical. It is often recommended to upgrade to first class carriages whenever possible, as the level of comfort is higher and the fares are very affordable. The main railway routes are Bratislava - Zilina - Kosice, Bratislava - Zvolen - Kosice and Bratislava - Cervena Skala - Margecany. Slovakian trains are the most important way to travel within the country.



Practical information


Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.


Booking :
  • Slovakian trains tickets are open for booking 60 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by Slovakian trains
First class Second class
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.

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FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. What does “Activate my rail pass mean and how do I do it?

  • Q. Can I request preferences for assigning my seat, such as a forward facing seat, a window, or an aisle?

  • Q. If my travel party won’t fill the entire compartment, can we buy it out to travel by ourselves?

  • Q. Seat Reservations are sold out for the train I want to take. What should I do?

  • Q. Do I need to buy a train ticket for children or infants?

  • Q. How far in advance can I buy my rail pass?

  • Q. Do I need to make a reservation if I’m traveling with a rail pass on an overnight train?

  • Q. I want to refund my train ticket. How do I proceed?

  • Q. I missed my train. What should I do?

  • Q. What is the benefit of buying passes through the group department versus the web?

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