How to get to Brno
1. Brno airport – there is good public transport by bus to the city centre, just 17 minutes, bus No. E76, or by taxi 14 km, 20 min to Mendel University campus.
The Brno International Airport 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. Paid parking (10 minute drop-off is free) is available in front of the terminal and is also suitable for long term parking. The express city bus line number 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. Taxis are also available to in front of the terminal. Several low-cost airlines operate flights from the airport - Ryanair, Wizz Air and BMI Regional. Ryanair connects Brno to London (Standstead) daily. Wizz Air competes on this route and flies to London Luton airport. In addition, flights are available to Eindhoven, where it is possible to connect to other destinations for a low cost. BMI Regional offers a new direct connection to Munich Airport.
2. Prague airport – c. 250 km west of Brno, good train or coach connection every hour by highway
3. Vienna airport – c. 150 km south of Brno, coach or train transport to Brno
4. Bratislava airport – c. 140 km SE from Brno, train transport to Brno
Brno can be easily reached from all major cities in the Czech Republic (including Prague, Olomouc, Ostrava) through a large network of highways and motorways.
Prague-Brno - distance: 208 km, time: 2 h 07 min
Olomouc-Brno - distance: 77 km, time: 52min
Ostrava-Brno - distance: 170 km, time: 1 h 40 min
Excellent bus connections between Brno and the rest of Europe is 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 station located on Benešová street (by Grand Hotel Brno). This station is used by many long distance domestic operators (such as Student Agency) and a number of international operators as well (Student Agency, Tourbus, Eurolines). The South Moravian region also offers a sophisticated Integrated Public Transport System of the South Moravian Region (IDS JMK - public city transportation, buses and trains).