The transportation in the High Tatras is provided by two main transport systems: Tatra electrical railways and cog railways, connecting the two main centers of the High Tatras.
Tatra electric railways (Tatranské elektrické železnice – TEŽ)
These railways are providing the transportation on the routes Poprad-Tatry – Starý Smokovec – Štrbské Pleso and Starý Smokovec – Tatranská Lomnica. The 15 trams operating in this area are ecological, quiet and able to transport many people.
Cog railway (Ozubnicová železnica – OZ )
This railway is connecting very well-known tourist center and starting point Štrbské Pleso with the station of Štrba. The cog electronic railways is only one of a kind in Slovakia.
Labeling the tickets in the High Tatras
The railways are using the tariff system, with comletely self-service on the routes of the electric railways and cog railway, functioning without the train conductors. It is to a duty of a passenger to label the ticket in the train right directly after the boarding. In case of an inspection, the passenger without a valid ticket must pay a fine.
Travel with regional card TATRY CARD:
More information about TATRY CARD: http://www.slovakrail.sk/en/prices-and-discounts/high-tatras/tatry-card-year-2017.html
Timetables valid from 10th December 2017
More information: http://www.slovakrail.sk/en.html