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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Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. I recently saw a fare on your website that I can’t find anymore. Why?

  • Q. Will the conductor take my passport?

  • Q. What happens if my train crosses an international border during the night?

  • Q. Are there ATMs on board?

  • Q. I’ve written the wrong date on my rail pass travel calendar box. What should I do?

  • Q. Do you offer student, family and/or senior discounts?

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

  • Q. I understand that some of the train platforms in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy now have gates. How do I get to my train?

  • Q. Are European trains "child friendly"?

  • Q. How can I ensure that my traveling party is seated together?

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