BERLIN SPECIAL – buy online and travel to Berlin from 39€

For travelling to Berlin from various Slovak cities via Czech Republic - we offer a special convenient price in case you buy your ticket online.

The offer is created for the passengers travelling to/from Berlin via the Czech Republic and in the 2nd Class coaches.

Photo: Pixabay / moerschy

On which trains can you book your journey?

The special offer is sold only in limited amount and is bound to selected trains operated by CD and ZSSK from selected stations in Slovakia to Berlin, Germany.

From Bratislava, Nové Zámky and Štúrovo

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  • Direct trains:
    • EC 172 Hungaria: Budapest Keleti 7.25 – Bratislava hl. st. 10.10Berlin Hbf 18.57 – Hamburg Altona
      EN 476 Metropol: Budapest Keleti Bratislava Berlin Hbf (click to see the timetable)
    • EC 173 Hungaria: Hamburg Altona – Berlin Hbf 9.04 Bratislava hl. st. 17.50 – Budapest Keleti 20.35
      EN 477 Metropol: Berlin Hbf – Bratislava – Budapest Keleti (click to see the timetable)
  • The trains with changing the connection in the Czech republic:
    • According to the options in the route finder on this website 

From Žilina, Liptovský Mikuláš, Košice and Humenné

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  • The trains with changing the connection in the Czech republic:
    • According to the options in the route finder on this website
  • (In case of the trains with changing the connection in the Czech Republic, the route finder shows the closest available connection to Berlin – it is necessary to stick to this connection. The same rule is valid also in case of the return journey from Berlin with changing the connection in the Czech Republic – the system shows the passenger the convenient train connection and it is necessary to stick to this connection.) 
  • The stated times are indicative and can be changed/varied.

Sales conditions

  • The ticket may be purchased via the ZSSK online shop
    (After the connection is found, the system offers the option of purchase using the button "Travel document purchase - BERLIN SPECIAL".) – click on the picture to zoom in the purchase guidelines
  • There are two price groups, according to the amount of the sold travel documents
  • The BERLIN SPECIAL offer is sold without the seat reservation, while the reservation can be purchased on the top
  • The ticket is sold separately for the direction ZSSK-DB and separately for the direction DB-ZSSK
  • Advance sale  is available earliest 60 days prior to and latest 72 hours prior to the scheduled train departure from its initial station (in case of the trains initiating their journey from the MÁV-START stations, it is latest 72 hours before the train departure from the border station MÁV-START - ZSSK)
  • The passenger needs to carry with him/her the printed internet document (ITD) for both journeys between Berlin and the selected station in the Slovak republic
  • The special deal is bound to the selected train or the selected trains in case of changing the connection

The cases when you are entitled to a refund:

  • The reason for cancellation is on the side of the passenger - you can return the ticket via the online shop and latest 72 hours before the scheduled train departure from the initial station. The cancellation fee of 10 % from ITD, minimum 5 €, will be deducted.
  • The reason for cancellation is on the side of the carrier (train delay, catastrophic weather, strike, an accident en route) - you can return the ticket at the ticket-desk KVC within 1 hour after the train departure from your boarding station. In such a case, no cancellation fee is deducted.
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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.