Strbske Pleso is located near a motorway (Vienna – Bratislava – Kosice) and the international rail route. It can be reached from the valley by well-maintained roads as well as by mountain railway.
The nearest airports providing regular flight connections to major European cities are Kosice (approx. 1.45 hrs), Krakow in Poland (2.30 hrs.) and Bratislava (3.15 hrs.). Vienna international airport is 377 km away (3.50 hrs.), and Budapest international airport is 295 km away (3.55 hrs.). A smaller local airport is located just 24 km away in Poprad (0.25 hrs.), though has a limited number of regular flights.