Neighbour-railway transport online

The train tickets for any train heading to the Czech Republic can be, from 7thSeptember 2016, purchased online, from the comfort of your home. The prices are more convenient compared to the regular neighbouring-transport tickets purchased at the ticket-desks. The number of the online tickets is not limited.

Where to purchase the tickets and reservation

  • one-way train tickets can be purchased online for all direct ZSSK and ČD trains (or direct sleeping cars) running between Slovakia and the Czech Republic with exception of the train couple SC 240/241 Pendolino Košičan (Praha - Košice and back). The purchase is available prior to the train departure from the boarding station of the passenger,
  • reservations can be purchased online for all direct ZSSK and ČD trains running between Slovakia and the Czech Republic and departing from the territory of Slovakia or the Czech Republic with exception of SC 240/241 Pendolino Košičan. The purchase can be made prior to the train departure from the boarding station of the passenger,
  • the berth and couchette tickets can be purchased online for all direct ZSSK and ČD trains (or direct sleeping cars) running between Slovakia and the Czech Republic and departing from the territory of Slovakia or the Czech Republic not later than 2 hours prior to the train departure from the initial station,
  • to purchase the ticket online, use our webpage, search your connection and press the button Ticket purchase button. Click here to see the instructions,
  • the online purchase of reservations, berth and couchette tickets for the trains departing from Hungary, Germany and Poland is yet not available. (e.g. for the trains from Budapest via Bratislava to Prague),
  • reservations, berth and couchette tickets can be purchased separately, if necessary,
  • it is not possible to purchase online a reservation of a seat, berth or couchette for EN 476/477 Metropol train. When using a ticket purchased online on this train, it is necessary to buy also a reservation at cash desk. (EN Metropol has compulsory reservations in the international section of the line). Alternatively, in case You travel from Czech republic, it is possible to purchase the EUROPA EXPRES ticket with seat reservation (online or at cash desks).

Tickets validity

  • the tickets are valid for 1st or 2nd Class coaches (according to the passengers choice by purchase),
  • the tickets are valid on the train stated on the ticket or on any next train for 2 days (until midnight of the second day of validity),
  • the ticket is valid for the passenger whose name is stated on the ticket (the ticket is not transferable),
  • the ticket and the reservation can be presented to the train personnel also in the smartphone or a tablet,
  • the berth and couchette tickets must be in printed version,
  • night trains require compulsory reservation in the international section of the line, therefore it is necessary to purchase also the reservation, berth or couchette ticket (for this purpose you can use the button Ticket with reservation),
  • on the InterCity trains, the international tickets are valid with the supplement according to the pricelist.

How to return the ticket?

  • train tickets may be returned prior to the train regular departure from the boarding station with the cancellation fee of 10 % from the ticket price (minimum 1 €, maximum 4 €),
  • berth and couchette tickets may be returned not later than 2 hours prior to the train regular departure from the boarding station with the cancellation fee of 10 % from the ticket price (minimum 1 €),
  • reservation may be returned prior to the train regular departure from the boarding station with the cancellation fee of 100 % from the reservation price,
  • ticket return is to be executed via online form.

Prices

In the table below, you can see a few examples of the prices for 2nd Class coaches. There are many more options, if you use the search on our website, you find the price from any station in Slovakia to the Czech republic and vice versa, if there is a direct train for the chosen connection.

destination

cena

Bratislava - Prague

17,40 €

Bratislava - Břeclav

  5,20 €

Bratislava - Brno

  7,20 €

Bratislava - Ostrava

12,20 €

Bratislava - Pardubice

13,40 €

Žilina - Prague via Čadca

19,80 €

Žilina - Prague via Horní Lideč

18,60 €

Košice - Prague via Čadca

29,20 €

Humenné - Prague via Čadca

33,20 €

Banská Bystrica - Prague*

24,00 €

Košice - Brno (via Zvolen)*

24,60 €

Prešov - Brno (via Zvolen)*

25,60 €

Košice - Cheb (via Ústí nad Labem)*

37,20 €

Košice - Cheb (via Plzeň)*

35,80 €

Košice - Plzeň*

33,60 €

For children aged 6-15 and also for transportation of dogs, we offer half-fare price. You may be asked to present an ID with photograph, date of birth and name/surname of your child. Children aged 5-6 travel for free and the ticket is not required. However, you may be asked to present an ID with photograph, date of birth, name/surname of the child.

*The ticket is available for direct sleeping car connections. Please click here to open the pricelist of berth tickets.

The prices of reservations, berth and couchette tickets are the same as at the ticket desks. Click here to find more information.

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Regulation (EC) No 1371/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on Rail Passengers' Rights and Obligations (hereinafter Regulation) entered into force on December 2009.
Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s. (ZSSK) is liable for your transportation and for transportation of your luggage and  has to respect your rights guaranteed by the Regulation.