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How to get to Brno

The most recommended way is from Airport Vienna (Austria). It takes about 2 hours drive to Brno.
Student Agency operates direct bus connection from Vienna (city, airport) to Brno. There are six connections per day. The ride by bus from Vienna airport to Brno takes about 2 hours. The ticket costs 400 CZK (ca 14 EUR). Alternatively, one may use train for traveling from Vienna to Brno - there are direct trains from the railway stations Wien-Praterstern and Wien-Meidling. The airport is connected with Wien-Praterstern by public transport trains (S-Bahn) and with Wien-Meidling by Airport Express bus.

From the Airport Praha (Czech Republic) one may take taxi or public transport (bus no. 119 to the last stop, Praha-Dejvice, and then metro) or Student Agency bus to get to the bus terminal Praha-Florenc. The Student Agency company operates direct bus connection between Praha-Florenc and Brno. There are 17 connections per day, the trip takes about 2,5 hours. The ticket costs 210 CZK (ca 8 EUR). One may also use the Airport Express bus to get from the Prague airport to the Prague main railway station (Praha hl. nádraží) and then go to Brno by train (about 3 hours).

The Airport Brno (Brno-Tuřany, Czech Republic) is connected by direct flights with London (Stansted and Luton), Moscow and Eindhoven only. From the airport, you can get easily to the very centre of the City of Brno and, in particular, to the Brno main railway station (Hlavní nádraží) stop. From 05:30 to 22:30, you can use the direct bus line no. 76 departing every 30 minutes and from 23:00 till 05:00 you can use the night bus no.~89 departing every 30 or 60 minutes. The travel time is about 20 minutes. For one journey you need a 2-zones ticket valid for 60 minutes. It costs 22 CZK (ca 0,80 EUR) for adults and 11 CZK for children younger than 15 years. You can buy tickets at the newsstand or in the coin-op vending machine at the airport arrival hall or by the bus driver.

From the Brno main railway station (Hlavní nádraží) or the bus terminal, one may take tram no. 12 and go to the terminal stop, Technologický park (the journey takes 25 min). Then follow the sign to Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering or the Palacký Hotel – it is about 10 min. walk.