How to reach Brno

plane / car / bus / train


By plane

To BRNO: The Brno-Tuřany International Airport (IATA: BRQ) is located 7.5 km southeast of the city center. The airport terminal is approximately 2 km from the D1 highway, near Exit 201 Brno-Slatina. The express city bus line no. 76 stops at the terminal and travels to one of the main bus stations at the Grand Hotel in the city centre with a total journey time of approximately 20 minutes. Bus tickets can be purchased at the airport or even directly at the bus with a credit card (the fare is 25 CZK). Taxis are available in front of the terminal (fare to the city centre is approx. 400 CZK).

Regular connections with Munich, London, and Eindhoven are available.

Airport website: http://www.brno-airport.cz/en/

To PRAGUE: The Václav Havel Airport Prague (IATA: PRG) is the international airport of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. Flights to a number of destinations are available.

From the airport, the most convenient connection is with AiportExpress bus to Prague train station, continuing with a train to Brno. Combined tickets for both the bus and the train can be purchased online (see contacts below).

Tickets: Czech Railways e-shop: https://www.cd.cz/eshop/
(station “Praha letiště/Airport (BUS)” to Brno)
Tickets: RegioJet e-shop: https://www.regiojet.com/en/
(station “Prague – Vaclav Havel Airport Prague” to Brno)
Václav Havel Airport Prague website: http://www.prg.aero/en/

To VIENNA: The Vienna International Airport (IATA: VIE) is the international airport of Vienna, the capital of Austria. It is the country’s biggest airport and serves a dense network of European destinations and long-haul flights to Asia, North America and Africa.

There are direct bus connections available from the Vienna airport to the Brno city centre. Alternatively, train service with one change in Vienna downtown is available.

Train tickets: Czech Railways e-shop: https://www.cd.cz/eshop/
(station “Flughafen Wien” to Brno)
Bus tickets: RegioJet e-shop: https://www.regiojet.com/en/
(station “Vienna – Schwechat Airport Busstation” to Brno)
Vienna International Airport website: http://www.viennaairport.com/en/


By car

Brno can be easily reached from all major cities in the Czech Republic (including Prague, Olomouc, Ostrava) and beyond through a large network of highways and motorways.

For travel on highways in the Czech Republic, a vignette sticker is necessary. Vignettes can be purchased at all Czech Post branches, fuel stations, border crossings and other places providing services for drivers.

Prague – Brno: 208 km, approx. 2 h
Ostrava – Brno: 170 km, approx. 2 h
Bratislava (SK) – Brno: 130 km, approx. 1.5 h
Vienna (AT) – Brno: 135 km, approx. 2 h


By bus

Excellent bus connections between Brno and the rest of Europe are provided by several bus operators. Brno is also the starting point and final destination of many national bus lines. The Zvonařka central bus terminal is operated by Tourbus and provides international and domestic transportation. Another important bus station is the Brno Grand Hotel station located at Benešova street (by Grand Hotel Brno). This station is used by many long distance domestic and international operators such as RegioJet, Tourbus, Eurolines. The South Moravian region also offers a sophisticated Integrated transportation system (public city transportation, buses and trains).

RegioJet: https://www.regiojet.com/en/
Eurolines: https://elines.cz/en/
Tourbus: http://www.tourbus.cz/


By train

Brno is also an important railway junction. The main railway station is located directly in the city center and transportation is provided by České dráhy (Czech Railways) and RegioJet. Comfortable transport by rail in the Czech Republic and abroad is provided by several above-standard trains (category SC, EC, IC, RJ) and standard quality trains also (category Sp, Os, R, Ex). Tickets for main train connections can be purchased on-line.

Czech Railway e-shop: https://www.cd.cz/eshop/
RegioJet e-shop: https://www.regiojet.com/en/