Getting here by train

You can get to Slovakia by an international train from all its neighbouring countries.

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You can get international train tickets at RailEurope.

The Czech Republic:

There are express trains running between Prague and Bratislava 8 times a day (204 km, 2 hours 45 minutes.). From Prague you can take a direct train to Tatras, Košice (4 times a day, 700 km, 8 – 10 hours), Žilina (14 times a day, 450 km, 5 – 5 hours  30 minutes) and Banská Bystrica (2 times a day, 550 km, 7 – 8 hours). If you are not in a hurry, you can also use romantic local connection through mountain farming area of Myjava (Veselí nad Moravou – Nové Mesto nad Váhom). Passenger train also run through Vlársky priesmyk, Horní Lideč, or Mosty u Jablunkova.

You can now also reach Slovakia by the yellow RegioJet trains that run every day on the route Prague – Ostrava – Žilina – Košice and back (9 hours).


From Warsaw to Bratislava there is an express train running 2 times a day (615 km, 7 – 9 hours), from Krakow 1 time a day (410 km, 7 hours 41 minutes). Express trains from Poland to Slovakia run through the Czech Republic. There is only one passenger train you can take between Poland and Slovakia, in Kysuce (Zwardoň – Žilina). Passenger transport on other rail tracks is currently suspended.


There is a train running from Budapest to Bratislava 8 times a day (204 km, 2 hours 45 min.), to Košice 2 times a day (270 km, 3 hours 30 minutes).


Trains between Vienna (Wien Hbf) and Bratislava (Bratislava Main Station and Bratislava Petržalka) are running 2 times an hour (70 km, 1 hour).


From Berlin to Bratislava there is a direct train 4 times a day (800 km, 9 hours), from Hamburg 1 time a day (1,150 km, 11.5 hours).

Russia, Ukraine:

Once a day you can get to Bratislava by a direct train from Moscow (40 hours) and from Kiev (28 hours).