Tickets for Electric and Rack Railway.
Electric & Rack Railway Tariff
In the trains of Electric and Rack railways the Self-service ticket system is used. It means that the tickets must be bought in advance and marked directly by passengers in the trains. Three types of tickets can be used on the trains – single tickets, block tickets and prepaid tickets.
Single tickets are dedicated for one journey and they have designated departure and target stops and day of validity. They can be bought at the train station cash-desks. You have to mark your ticket immediately after train boarding in the yellow marking machine located near the doors. If you have to change at Starý Smokovec you need not to mark your ticket second time. Return tickets must be marked not only during journey there but also during return journey.
Block tickets are also dedicated for single journey but without specific journey and day of validity designated. They can be bought at the train stations and contract vendors (booths, posts, hotels, information centers, markets). They are valid on the Electric and Rack railway trains. The marked ticket is valid only on the board of train where it was marked. Breaking of journey for a longer time is not allowed, if you have to change, you must use the earliest connection train.
Prepaid tickets offer cheaper unlimited traveling during validity of the ticket on the Electric railway and Rack railway train. They can be bought at the train stations and they are valid for 1, 3, 7 days or 1 month.
Penalty for traveling without valid ticket is 30 € + regular fare.
The children from 6 to 15 years old, handicapped people and holders of Senior and Klasik RailPlus cards have right for reduced (half) fare. The reduced fare is also applied for dogs. There is no fee for the small baggage.
Seniors over 70 years can use registration ticket with price 0,25 € for entire electric & rack railway network.
International Reduced Rate Card for Railway Staff (FIP 50%) is not valid on electric and rack railways.
Electric & Rack railways fare
|Zone||Distance||Regular fare||Reduced fare|
|1.||0 - 2 km||0,50 €||0,25 €|
|2.||3 - 6 km||1 €||0,50 €|
|3.||7 - 19 km||1,50 €||0,75 €|
|4.||20 - 34 km||2 €||1 €|
Prepaid tickets price list
|Type / Validity||1 day||3 days||7 days||1 month|
|Regular||4 €||8 €||14 €||16 €|
|Reduced||2 €||4 €||7 €||8 €|