Slovenia Railway Information

Slovenske Zeleznice (SZ) is the national railway company in Slovenia. Your InterRail Pass is valid on all trains operated by SZ.

Train Service:

There are several types of train that will take you to your destination in a day.

Trains have 1st and 2nd class seats.

Some trains have a restaurant car and others a mobile mini-bar offering hot and cold drinks, snacks and a range of light meals.

Domestic connections:

  • InterCitySlovenija (ICS): These quality trains run 9 times a day between Maribor and Ljubljana. Reservation is compulsory.
  • InterCity trains (IC): These are quality trains that cover long distances on national and international routes.
  • Green trains (ZV): These are quality motor trains that have comfortable, air-conditioned cars. They have shorter travel times, fewer stops and offer restaurant service.
  • Local and regional trains: These cover shorter distances throughout the country.

International train connections:

Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia is well connected international with direct trains to and from:

  • Austria (Vienna)
  • Germany (Munich)
  • Switzerland (Zurich)
  • Hungary (Budapest)
  • Croatia (Zagreb)
  • Serbia (Belgrade)

International train types:

  • EuroCity trains (EC): These are high-quality international trains that have modern, comfortable and air-conditioned cars. They offer some additional services such as a restaurant car and telephone facilities. They require reservation.
  • International trains (MV): These are quality trains that offer fast and reliable connections from Slovenia to other countries.

Facilities and services on trains:

Bikes on trains

Bicycles are allowed on IC, MV and RG trains upon purchase of a special bike ticket.

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