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.
To add to this, Brno also offers a large number of charter flights to popular holiday destinations, such as Turkey (Antalya), Greece (Corfu, Heraklion, Kavala, Kos, Lesbos, Rhodes, Zakynthos, Thessaloniki), Spain (Almeria), Bulgaria (Burgas) or Tunisia (Djerba).
Brno International Airport
Address: Tuřany 904/1, 627 00 Brno
Telephone: +420 545 521 309-10
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
Plan your route here.
For travel on highways in the Czech Republic, a vignette sticker is necessary. Sections, where the motorway vignette is required, are marked with a typical "highway" or "motorway" traffic sign. Motorways and highways that are free of charge are marked by a traffic sign "free of charge" (a picture of a crossed-out vignette) together with the standard highway/motorway traffic sign. Vignettes can be purchased at all Czech Post branches, fuel stations, border crossings and other places providing services for motorists.
Parking in the city of Brno is possible only in designated areas and is mostly paid. In the outer areas of the city there are larger parking lots. There are also several underground and above-ground garages available.
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)..
Brno Central Bus Terminal - Zvonařka
Telephone: +420 543217733-5
Information Office: Mo - Fri 5AM – 8PM; Sat - Sun 5.45 AM – 4.15 PM
Ticket office: Mo – Fri, 5:30 AM – 7PM; Sat - Sun 7AM – 4PM
Telephone: +420 543211484, +420 543212651, +420 543163493
Luggage Storage: Mo – Fri 5AM – 10:15 PM; Sat – Sun, 5:15 AM – 10:15 PM
Telephone: +420 543163397
Waiting-room hours: Mo – Sun 5AM – 11PM
Address: Dům pánu z Lipé, náměstí Svobody 86/17, 602 00 Brno
Telephone: +420 542 42 42 42; 24H hotline: 800 100 300; 24H bus service hotline: 841 101 101
information and assistance in Czech and English.
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). Comfortable transport by rail in the Czech Republic and abroad is provided by several above-standard trains (category RJ, EC, IC) and standard quality trains also (category Sp, Os, R, Ex). Tickets for main train connections can be purchased on-line.