Spend your time in the High Tatras? The Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK), as the contractor of Regional organization for the High Tatras tourism, offers for visitors a free traveling by trains in the High Tatras region with the TATRY Card. The card has a new form in the 2018/2019 season - the plastic card is replaced by the digital one.

The TATRY Card is a virtual card which enables a free travel on Tatra Electric Railways and Cog Railway. Moreover, you get a number of additional benefits and discounts for sporting activities, recreation, culture, history, mountain insurance or traveling by AQUA and SKI bus.

The card will be activated on a mobile phone, with discounts available directly from the TATRY Card menu. To get the selected discount, it is enough to download a coupon from the current offer of discounts and benefits, and show it to the service provider. Customers who do not use a mobile phone or prefer a classic solutions will receive (after signing the registration form at the hotel reception) a part of the form that contains an unique QR code. It serves as a substitute virtual card.

The offer is valid from 20th December 2018 up to 30th November 2019.


How to become the TATRY Card holder

  • The card can be obtained at the receptions of a number of the contracted accommodation facilities in the High Tatras.
  • Customer can get a TATRY Card when staying at least for one night.

On which trains you can travel with the TATRY Card

  • All cog railway trains on the line Štrba – Štrbské Pleso and back.
  • All Tatra Electric Railways trains on the line Poprad-Tatry – Starý Smokovec – Štrbské Pleso and back.
  • All Tatra Electric Railways trains on the line Starý Smokovec – Tatranská Lomnica and back.
  • All trains on the route Poprad-Tatry – Studený Potok – Tatranská Lomnica and back.

How much it costs?

  • The fee is 4 € in facilities located in towns of Vysoké Tatry and Poprad and in village Štrba or 5 € in the foothills.
  • The period of TATRY Card validity is 3 nights / 4 days. If you stay longer, it is possible to prolong the validity for a new fee.

How to travel with the TATRY Card

  • TATRY Card is valid for unlimited number of journeys until 12 pm of the last day of its validity.
  • During the ticket control, you will need to present your valid ID and QR code on the mobile phone, or the form with QR code, the name and the date of validity, issued by accomodation contractor.
  • Children aged 6-16 can present any kind of an ID document with a photograph and date of birth. It can be the passport or the responsible person ID where the childe is registered (if the state laws allow this kind of registration), or with a credible identification document such as the health insurance card.

More detailed informations about TATRY Card and the general rules can be found at webpages www.tatry.sk and www.regiontatry.sk.

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