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 classSecond 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. How can I ensure that my traveling party is seated together?

  • Q. What credit cards does Rail Europe accept online?

  • Q. Are there facilities on board for disabled travellers?

  • Q. Can a reservation date on an overnight train be changed?

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

  • Q. Are there smoking and non smoking sections on trains?

  • Q. How can I contact Rail Europe prior to my departure to Europe?

  • Q. I haven't departed for Europe yet and want to exchange or refund my train ticket. How do I proceed?

  • Q. Are there discounts available for rail passes?

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