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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Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. What should accompany the train ticket or rail pass I'm sending back for a refund?

  • Q. If my train crosses a border, will I need to show my passport to the conductor?

  • Q. What other types of services are available at the station?

  • Q. What do I need to show to the conductor when traveling by train with a rail pass?

  • Q. Are European trains "child friendly"?

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

  • Q. Do restaurant cars cater to specific dietary needs like vegetarian, diabetic or kosher?

  • Q. How can I request a brochure from your company?

  • Q. How do I travel with a print at the station e-ticket?

  • Q. I understand that some of the train platforms in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy now have gates. How do I get to my train?

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