Brno is located within two hours by car from three European capitals (Prague, Vienna, and Bratislava)
(BRQ, 0.5 million passengers a year) - has direct connections to:
- London-Stansted (Ryanair) or London-Luton (Wizz Air)
- Bergamo, Italy (Ryanair)
- Rome (Wizz Air)
- Prague (Czech Airlines/SkyTeam)
- Moscow-Domodedovo or St. Petersburg (CCA)
- Moscow-Vnukovo (Yakutia Airlines, UTair Aviation)
From airport to Brno:
From 05:30 till 22:30 you can use the direct bus line No.76. It departs accurately every 30 minutes from the Brno Main train station and goes via the Main Bus Station (it stops near the tram terminus) and continues directly to the terminus at the Airport Brno.
From 23:00 till 05:00 you can use the night bus No.89. It departs every 30 or 60 minutes from the Brno Main train station and goes directly to the terminus at the Airport Brno.
The travel time from the centre to the airport is in both cases about 20 minutes. For one journey you need the 2-zones ticket valid for 60 minutes. It costs 25 CZK for adults.You can buy tickets at newsstand (Airport Shop) and coin-op vending machine at the arrival hall.
Taxi (cab) stands are near of the terminal. Journey downtown is approx. 20 minutes and approx. 300 CZK/12 €. The phone number of CITY TAXI is +420 542 321 321
You may also consider Airport Prague (PRG)
, Airport Bratislava (BTS)
or Airport Vienna (VIE)
as destination airport and go by bus or train to Brno. Check for flights
Brno has good train connections to several european cities and train is the fastest and most convenient transportation between big cities in the region.
All intercity trains arrive and depart at the main station Brno hl. n.
, which is a hub of public transport in the city.
- Prague - trains between Prague and Brno go hourly, 2.5 hours
- Vienna - trains between Vienna Meidling and Brno goes every hour, 2 hours
- Bratislava - from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica hourly, 1.5 hour
- Budapest - from Budapest-Keleti pu several trains every day, 5 hours
- Warsaw - from Warszawa Centralna several times every day (usually one connection), 7 hours
- Berlin - from Berlin Hauptbahnhof several trains every day, 7.5 hours
Brno is part of the European bus network and all connections and their prices are similar to trains. Student Agency
provide buses to many european cities.
Most buses of Eurolines arrives Brno-Zvonarka.
Student Agency buses arrive Grand Hotel which is on the same street as Main Train Station. Bus timetables
Brno is well-connected to other cities by highway. You can get easily to neighboring countries by car. For using the czech highways you have to pay toll (price 350 CZK/15 € for a 10 days badge, you will get them on each gas station).Travel time examples:
- Prague - 210 km, 2 hours
- Bratislava - 130 km, 1.3 hour
- Vienna - 143 km, 1.8 hour
- Budapest - 326 km, 3 hours
- Munich - 587 km, 5.3 hours
- Berlin - 555 km, 5.2 hours
Parking lots are available right on the university campus where the conference will take place.
The public transport in Brno is done from DPMB
which maintains 13 tramline, 13 trolley-busline and 37 busline. In the night the public transport is done from 11 nightbuslines.
If you want to use public transport, buy tickets only for 100+101 zones!
If you're staying in Brno for several days, consider buying a 5-day ticket which costs CZK 250.
There are several places where you can buy it, but the best one for you is probably the main railway station, where you can buy it at any counter (look for the international ones because they more likely speak English).
From Main Railway Station to Venue
From Main railway station take tram No.1 (towards Řečkovice). Get off the tram on 5th stop - Hrnčířská (after apx 10minutes). Take the street on the left - Hrnčířská - up and after apx 300 meters the building on your right hand is the University.
From Main Bus Station to Venue
From Main bus station (Zvonařka) take bus No.60, get off on second stop - Nové Sady (apx 2minutes). Take tram No.1 towards Řečkovice. After two stops you are on the Main railway station, follow instructions above.