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Slovakian trains

Slovakian trains : the most efficient and comfortable way to travel across Slovakia.

  • Book up to 60 days in advance
  • Regional trains

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Overview

Slovakian trains

Slovakia is a small country, but there are many train journeys to choose from. The dense railway network is operated by ZSSK, the national railway company of Slovakia.

The trains are comfortable and economical, and we’d recommend travelers upgrade to first class for these trips. First class is fairly affordable on trains in general, but in Slovakia even more so, making it the perfect place for travelers to treat themselves !

Seats are comfortable and spacious, but there are very few, if any, bar cars available on these trains, so make sure to bring along a snack if you’re hungry.

E-ticketing is not available, so travelers will be issued a paper ticket that they will show to the conductor onboard the train. Slovakian trains are available for booking up to 60 days in advance.



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

Services & amenities offered by Slovakian trains
Second class First class
Generous legroom Watch rolling landscapes pass with room to stretch your legs.
Reclining seats Make yourself at home as you journey from one city to the next in a comfy reclining seat.
Spacious seats Make yourself at home as you journey from one city to the next in a comfy leather seat with headrest.

Reviews & ratings

FAQs

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. Is there a fee to take luggage on a train ?

  • Q. Seat Reservations are sold out for the train I want to take. What should I do ?

  • Q. Who should I contact to book travel for a group of 10 or more people ?

  • Q. Can I share my rail pass with others (family, friends, or charity) ?

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

  • 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 ?

  • Q. Can I use my rail pass on any train within its area of coverage ?

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

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

  • Q. How are sleeping compartments kept secure ?

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