How to reach Brno
By train and bus
There are train connections to Brno main station (Hlavní nádraží) from and to most European cities.
Main lines: Budapest – Bratislava – Brno – Prague – Berlin; Warsaw – Olomouc – Brno – Viennam
Regular long-distance buses departing from Zvonařka bus station and the Brno Hotel Grand station connect Brno with many cities across Europe.
For train and bus connections in the Czech Republic and international connections see https://idos.idnes.cz/en/vlakyautobusymhdvse/spojeni/
Closest airports (in order of distance): Brno or Prague (Czech Republic), Vienna (Austria), Bratislava (Slovakia).
- Brno Airport (BRQ) – only limited connections – see http://www.airportbrno.cz/index.php?id=0&lang=en
- From Vienna Airport and Prague Airport there are convenient bus and train connections going to Brno. Check buses and trains of the Student Agency on http://www.studentagency.eu/ or Flix bus on https://www.flixbus.com.
- From Vienna Airport: There are about 7 direct bus connections from the airport per day operated by the Student Agency (http://www.studentagency.eu/); the bus ride takes about 2.5 hours; for train timetables see http://www.oebb.at/en/index.jsp .
- From Prague Airport: for timetables of trains and buses see http://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/. Connections run every hour; however it takes nearly 4 hours to get to Brno and includes changing in Prague at the Central Bus Station (see http://www.studentagency.eu/ ).
Take motorway D1 (from Poland) – Ostrava – Olomouc – Prague – (Dresden – Berlin).
Take motorway with direction Bratislava D2 (from Vienna) – Vienna – Bratislava – Břeclav – Brno or take motorway E59 (from Vienna) – Vienna – Znojmo – Brno.
For more detailed information see the following link:
Public transport in BRNO
For more detailed information regarding public transport in Brno go to: https://www.gotobrno.cz/en/find-your-way-in-brno/getting-around-brno-and-the-surrounding-areas/.
Public transport: one way ticket valid for 20 minutes = 25 CZK (ca.0,9 €).
Public transport: electronic ticket valid for 24 hours = 99 CZK (ca. 4 €).
BRNO PASS – https://www.gotobrno.cz/en/brnopas/, Transport and tourist ticket from TIC Brno (Touristic Information Centre). You will receive a brochure in English with information about events and discounts in Brno. Some events are for free while others offer a discount.