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 should I do if I missed my scheduled train? Can I take the next one?

  • Q. If my train tickets have been lost or stolen, how do I request reimbursement through the Rail Protection Plan™?

  • Q. Do I need to do anything with my rail pass before boarding the train?

  • Q. I’ve bought a print at the station e ticket. What do I need to do before getting on the train?

  • Q. Do I need to tip the train staff?

  • Q. Can I print my train ticket at the station?

  • Q. If I bought my rail pass from another company, can I still book my seat reservations through Rail Europe?

  • Q. Should I buy my seat reservations prior to arriving in Europe, or can I just get them at the station locally?

  • Q. What ways can a train ticket be issued? Paper? e tickets?

  • Q. What are the benefits of registering on the Rail Europe site?

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