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. I’ve booked a print at home e-ticket. What do I need to do before getting on board the train?

  • Q. What should I do if my train ticket is lost or stolen?

  • Q. In the event of a strike, is my rail pass covered under the Rail Protection Plan™?

  • Q. I received my e-ticket as a pdf but wasn’t able to print it. Can I print it at the station?

  • Q. It looks like my train ticket does not include a reservation. How can I add one?

  • Q. What is the difference between 1st and 2nd class on the Trenitalia (Italy) train?

  • Q. Do I need to book a rail pass for everyone in my traveling party, including children and infants?

  • Q. How do I know the right rail pass and how many days I should purchase?

  • Q. Can I book a rail pass and a seat reservation at the same time?

  • Q. Do you offer e-tickets?

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