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 the train stations offer services to help carry my luggage?

  • Q. When I board the train, can I sit anywhere I want?

  • Q. Can I purchase seat reservations from Rail Europe once I’m already traveling in Europe?

  • Q. I have my train ticket. Do I also need to buy a reservation?

  • Q. Can I customize my group trip (meals on board, train station transfers)?

  • Q. Are there discounts available for rail passes?

  • Q. Can I purchase a rail pass when I'm in Europe?

  • Q. Does taking an overnight train mean using 2 travel days on my rail pass?

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

  • Q. What does the “Login with Facebook” button do?

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