150 Useful Words About Transportation In Slovak

Whether you are going on an exciting road trip through Slovakia or just catching the plane, the words about transportation in Slovak we will discuss in this blog post will come in handy.

 

Road Vehicles And Transportation

The Slovak Republic is a Central European country that extends through several European areas (Danube region, Carpathian region, Pannonian plain). These circumstances enabled extraordinary conditions for the development of all types of traffic and traffic through the country.

Slovakia has developed road, rail, air, and water transport. The central traffic hub in the country is the capital, Bratislava.

Slovak LanguageEnglish Translation
prepravathe transport
autoa car
autobusa bus
autobusová zastávkaa bus stop
bicykel  a bicycle
školský autobusSchool bus
mikrobusa minibus
motorkaa motorbike
motocykelmotorcycle
kolobežkaa scooter
taxík, taxia taxi
kamióna van
nákladné autoa truck, lorry
semafora traffic light
dopravné znacky  a road sighs
parkoviskoa car park
cestaa road
batériaa battery
motora motor
airbagan airbag
volanta steering wheel
kolesoa wheel
bezpečnostný pása seatbelt
pneumatikaa tyre
brzdythe brakes
zadný kufora rear trunk
automat na lístkya ticket vending machine
pokladňaa ticket office
radara radar
stopára hitchhiker
pouličné osvetleniea street light
chodníka pavement
čerpacia stanicaa petrol station
staveniskoa construction site
prechod pre chodcova pedestrian crossing
dopravná zápchaa traffic jam
diaľnicaa motorway
tanka tank
benzín  a petrol
nafta  a diesel
prívesa trailer
skútera motor scooter
križovatka  the crossroads
križovatkaa crossing
poistka automobilua car insurance
poruchaa breakdown
klúcethe keys
dverea door
garáža garage
chodeca pedestrian
pešia zónaa pedestrian zone
cyklistaa cyclist
cyklotrasaa bike path

 

Vehicles In Air And Water Transportation

Slovakia is home to several airlines, the most famous of which is the low-cost airline Sky Europe.

The largest and most important airport in the country is Bratislava Airport "M. R. Štefanik ”in the suburb of Ivanka, 9 km northeast of the city center.

This interesting country is an inland country and therefore has no seaports. On the other hand, river traffic is very developed and of international importance. The Danube River, an important pan-European waterway (Corridor 7) that connects Central Europe with the Black Sea area. The most important Slovak river ports on the Danube are Bratislava and Komarno.

Slovak LanguageEnglish Translation
lietadloa plane
loďa ship
člna boat
letiskoa airport
aerolíniaan airline
helikoptéra, vrtuľník a helicopter
leta flight
odchoda departure
príchodan arrival
ekonomická triedaan economy class
biznis triedaa business class
batožinaa luggage / a baggage
batožinový pása baggage claim
batožinový vozíka baggage coach
záchranná vestaa life jacket
kontajnera container
ponorkaa submarine
výletná loďa cruise ship
kontajnerová loďa container ship
jachtaan yacht
trajekta ferry
prístava harbour
záchranný člna lifeboat

 

Railway Transportation

The largest railway junctions are: Bratislava, Košice, Galanta, Žilina, Zvolen. Currently, the railway network is being intensively renewed, especially the main railway line in the country, which connects Bratislava and Kosice. It is predicted that speeds of over 150 km / h will be possible with this renovation.

The two largest cities in the country, Bratislava and Košice, have developed tram transport.

Slovak LanguageEnglish Translation
vlaka train
vysokorýchlostný vlaka high-speed train
lokomotívaa locomotive
vlaková stanicaa train station
železnicná stanicaa railway station
električkaa tram
metroa metro
vagóna wagon
prvá triedaa first class
cestovný lístok  a ticket

 

Other Vehicles

Slovak LanguageEnglish Translation
sanitkaan ambulance
hasičské autoa fire truck
policajné autoa police car
dodávkaa delivery van
bageran excavator
buldozéra bulldozer
vysokozdvižný vozíka forklift
traktora tractor
kombajna harvester
lanovkaa cable car

 

Words About Transportation In Slovak: Directions

Slovak LanguageEnglish Translation
Ako daleko je to?How far is it?
Blázko  Near
Daleko odFar from
Chodte rovno.Go straight.
DalšíNext
Do Bratislavy  To Bratislava
Z Bratislavy  From Bratislava
Je toto linka k .....?   Is this the right line for ......?
Je vpravo.It is on the right.
Kde je?Where is?
Kolko to stojí na den?How much does it cost per day?
Môžete mi ukázat cestu?  Can you show me the way?
Na ako dlho?  How long would you like it?
Rád by som si požical auto.I would like to rent a car, please.
Oproti  Opposite
Otocte saTurn back
Roha Corner
RovnoStraight
Pozdlž, okoloPast
Vlavo  Left
Vedla   Next to
Vchodan Entrance
Vlavo, nalavo  On the left
Vpravo  Right
Vpravo, napravoOn the right
VýchodExit
VystúpitGet off
Zabocte vlavoTurn left
Zabocte vpravoTurn right
Zabocíte dolava, dopravaTurn left, right
V blízkostiClose to

 

Other Transport And Travel Words

Slovak LanguageEnglish Translation
dátum odovzdania  a return date
dátum vyzdvihnutiaa pick up date
medzinárodný vodicský preukazan international driver license
medzinárodný vodicský preukazan international driving permit
medzinárodný preklad vodicský preukazan international translation of driving permit   
vejená dopravaa public Transport
vodicský preukaza driving licence
povoleniea permit
rezervovat  to reserve, book
cestovanie, výleta travel, trip
cestovateľa traveler
turistickéa tourist
sprievodcaa travel guide
turistická prehliadkaa tourist tour
vízuma visa
cestovný pasa passport

Examples

Máš bicykel? (Do you have a bicycle?)

Kúpil nový traktor. (He bought a new tractor.)

Prišiel som autobusom. (I came by bus.)

Pôjdem autom. (I will go by car).

Neviem, koľko tento motocykel stojí. (I don’t know how much this motorcycle costs.)

Chcem si kúpiť skúter. (I want to buy a scooter.)

Ponáhľam sa, vezmem si taxík. (I am in a hurry, I will take a cab.)

Rád cestujem vlakom. (I like to travel by train.)

Čo sa nachádza v nákladnom vozidle? (What is in the truck?)

Táto jachta je veľmi drahá. (This yacht is very expensive.)

Nikdy som neletel lietadlom. (I’ve never flown by airplane.)

Vrtuľník letí veľmi nízko. (The helicopter is flying very low.)

Sanitka dorazila do niekoľkých minút od uskutočnenia hovoru. (The ambulance arrived within minutes of the call being made.)

Potrebovali buldozér, aby skalu vytlačili. (They needed a bulldozer to dislodge the rock.)

 

Final Thoughts

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