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. Do I need to purchase a reservation and if I do, how do I book it?

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

  • Q. How do I use a Rail Europe Gift Card?

  • Q. My plans have changed and I won’t be able to use my rail pass. Can I get a refund?

  • Q. What should I do if I’m unable to print my e-ticket at the station?

  • Q. What happens if I don’t fill out my rail pass before boarding the train?

  • Q. Can I sit in First class if I have a Second class rail pass?

  • Q. Are there luggage handling services at the station for groups?

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

  • Q. Do you offer e-tickets?

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