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

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

  • Q. Will my luggage be safe, accessible, and in my line of sight throughout the duration of my trip?

  • Q. Is dinner and/or breakfast included with my reservation on an overnight train?

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

  • Q. How do I use a promo code?

  • Q. Can I open the train windows?

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

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

  • Q. Are there discounts available for rail passes?

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