Žilina railway station (Slovak: Železničná stanica Žilina) serves the city and municipality of Žilina, seat of the Žilina Region, northern Slovakia. Opened in 1871, the station is an important railway junction between the Bratislava–Žilina railway and the Košice–Žilina railway, both of which form part of Slovakia's main east-west rail corridor. It is also a junction for two other lines.
The station is currently owned by Železnice Slovenskej republiky (ŽSR); train services are operated by Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK).
Žilina railway station is situated in Pavla Orságha Hviezdoslava, at the northeastern edge of the city centre.
The station was opened on 8 January 1871, upon the inauguration of the Český Těšín–Žilina section of the Košice–Bohumín Railway.
The station building is decorated with stained glass windows. It houses information and ticketing facilities, and a restaurant.
Žilina railway station is the junction of the following Slovakian railway lines:
127 Žilina–Čadca–Svrčinovec zastávka–Mosty u Jablunkova (ČD) (part of the Košice–Bohumín Railway)
180 Košice–Žilina (also part of the Košice–Bohumín Railway)Lines 120 and 180 are both part of Pan-European Corridor Va, which runs from Venice in Italy to Kiev in Ukraine, via Bratislava, Žilina, Košice and Uzhhorod.