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How to Buy a Motorail ZSSK-ČD Ticket Online?


Motorail tickets for transporting a vehicle, a driver and up to 4 of his/her fellow passengers aboard ZSSK-ČD trains are available online now.
In addition to the motorail ticket, we also recommend to buy seat/couchette/berth reservations that are available separately (T3 sleeping berth reservations for night trains or 2nd class seat reservations for day-time trains).

How to buy a motorail ticket?
Motorail tickets are available for following trains and destinations:
Humenné – Praha hl.n. - Humenné: EN 442 / EN 443 (night train)
Košice – Praha hl.n. - Košice : EN 442 / EN 443 (night train)
Košice – Praha hl.n. - Košice: EC 242 / EC 243 (day-time train)
Poprad-Tatry – Praha hl.n. – Poprad: EN 444/ EN 445 (night train)
First, select your departure and destination stations from the list of the stations.
Next, select the type of your ticket: return ticket (for an outbound and return journey) or a one-way ticket (for an outbound journey only). If you decide to buy your ticket for the return journey later, please enter the transaction number (TČD) of your outbound journey ticket. (the 16 digit transaction number is printed in the upper right corner of the ticket under the bar code).
After selecting your train connection and clicking on the „CONTINUE“ button, please proceed to fill in the vehicle form. The vehicle form includes following fields: driver's name, vehicle license number, outer height of the vehicle and vehicle category according the vehicle's dimensions.
Vehicle category examples:
Category D<=3.80 ŠS<=1.35 means that the outer length of the vehicle is under 3,80 m and the outer width of the vehicle roof is under 1,35 m
Category D<=5.30 ŠS=>1.36 means that the outer length of the vehicle is under 5,30 m and the outer width of the vehicle roof is under 1,36 m
For motorcycles and motorcycles with side cars please select the “motorcycle” or “motorcycle + sidecar” category.
After entering the motorail ticket parameters, please continue your online purchase by adding the product to your shopping cart, entering the passenger data and making the payment.


How to buy reservations for holders of the motorail ticket?
In addition to the motorail ticket, we also recommend to buy seat/couchette/berth reservations for driver and his/her fellow passengers. 2nd class seat reservations for day-time trains and T3 sleeping berth reservations for night trains are available for holders of motorail tickets.
First, find your train for which you have already purchased your motorail ticket. Next, select the PURCHASE –> RESERVATION option for this train.
Next, select the “reservation for holders of the motorail ticket” option and enter the transaction number (TČD) of your motorail ticket (the 16 digit transaction number is printed in the upper right part of the ticket under the bar code).
Date of your journey, the departure and the destination stations for your motorail ticket have to be identical with the date, the departure and the destination station selected for your reservation.
Next, please select one of the following types of your reservation:
- T3 class sleeping berth reservations for night trains (EN 442, EN 443, EN 444, EN 445)
- 2nd class seat reservations for day-time trains (EC 242, EC 243)
To finish your purchase, please add your reservation to your shopping cart and make your payment.

Please note:
Transport of vehicles unaccompanied by drivers is forbidden. Each vehicle must be accompanied by at least one adult person with a valid driving license. Transport of a vehicle without a valid vehicle license number according to its registration certificate and/or transport without an insurance card are not possible.
Passengers wishing to transport their motorcycles or motorcycles with sidecars have to bring their own straps to fasten the vehicle.
If transport of a vehicle is not possible due to reasons on passenger's side and the if the passenger decides to travel without the vehicle, he/she is obliged to cancel all related travel documents (motorail tickets, reservations for the driver and his/her fellow passengers) online pursuant to the Motorail Tariff and Transport Conditions and to buy new tickets for his/her journey without the vehicle (i.e. ticket and seat, couchette or berth reservation). Passengers not travelling with their vehicle, who will fail to cancel their motorail tickets and who will present their motorail documents during the ticket inspection, will be considered as passengers without valid tickets.
For further information on ticket purchase and cancellation, please refer to the Online Sales Terms and Conditions of Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s.