Practical Information

Accommodation
Brno offers a wide range of accommodation options, ranging from hostels to luxury hotels.
Two pre-booked options have been arranged for attendants:

​Budget accommodation for other participants Masaryk University hotel: The Vinařská Garni Hotel.

How to get to Brno


By air:
Visitors of Brno can use International Airport Brno-Tuřany, which provides flights to London/Stansted and other charter destinations. The visitors can use International Prague Airport and Brno is also well connected to international airport in Vienna (Austria).

Brno - Tuřany Airport
Brno 904/1, Tuřany, Czech Republic, Phone: +420 545 521 111
E-mail: sekretariat@brno-airport.cz
Website: www.brno-airport.cz/en
Airport is located 12 km/20 minutes from the city center and you can easily take a taxi or the bus line No. 76. This bus connection runs daily from 5:30 a.m. till 10:30 p.m. every 30 minutes, and the bus stop is directly located outside the entrance to the airport terminal. The duration is approximately about 20 minutes depending on traffic. You need the ticket for two zones. You can check the time table here: http://www.idsjmk.cz/jrady/E76.pdf.

Vienna International Airport
Einfahrtsstrasse, Schwechat 1300, Republic of Austria, Phone: +43-1-7007-0
E-mail: aviationmarketing@viennaairport.com
Website: www.viennaairport.com/en/passengers
There is no direct flight from Vienna to Brno because of too short distance. Easiest transportation from Vienna airport to Brno is with bus operator Student Agency offering 8 connections daily from Vienna to Brno from 13 EUR one way. Duration of the travel is approximately 2,5 hours. Tickets are available to purchase online at the website.

Václav Havel Airport Prague 
K Letišti 6/1019, 160 08, Prague 6, Phone: +420 220 111 888
Website: www.prg.aero/en
Easiest transportation from Prague is with bus operator Student Agency offering 36 connections daily from Prague to Brno from 8 EUR one way. Duration of the travel is approximately 2,5 hours. Tickets are available online website with German and English version.

Vienna Airport Austria

www.viennaairport.com


By train

The quickest way to get from Vienna (Flughafen Wien Bahnhof) to Brno (Dolní Nádraží) is by train. The journey takes 1 hour and 30 minutes.

RegioJet

Austrian Railways OEBB

RailJet 


By coach

From Vienna, Schwechat Busstation

RegioJet, arrival to Brno, Grand Hotel

Leo Express, arrival to Brno, ÚAN Zvonařka


Prague Airport, Czech Republic

www.prg.aero/en#


By train

RegioJet

RailJet

Prague Airport is directly connected with the Prague Main Railway Station by the Airport Express (AE) shuttle bus service.


By coach

From the Prague Airport, Coach station at Aviatická Street to Brno Brno, Grand Hotel

RegioJet

Prague Coach Departure

Brno, Grand Hotel

www.idos.cz – universal bus/train search engine and public transport planner


Bratislava Airport Slovakia

www.airportbratislava.sk


By coach or train
Student agency is a reliable bus and train company www.studentagency.eu/en
From Vienna and Prague, we also recommend the RailJet train category to Prague and Vienna
www.idos.cz  – universal bus/train search engine and public transport planner 

By car
Brno is located on the main Czech highway D1 and D2. For highways and some bigger roads, it is necessary to have a highway sticker, which is for sale at the border crossing, petrol stations, post offices and in the motor clubs. 


Taxi

Here are some of the most reputable taxi firms in Brno:

City taxi (+420 542 321 321, +420 777 014 004, www.citytaxibrno.cz)
Taxi Impuls (+420 724 006 666, www.taxi-impuls.cz)
Drink & Drive (+420 608 717 141, www.drink-drive.cz)
The most obvious place to get a taxi in Brno is in front of the main railway station (Hlavní nádraží) and on the corner of Česká and Joštova streets at the end of the Česká pedestrian zone.

The price of the taxi going from Brno Airport to CEITEC on Campus should cost approx. 400 CZK = 17 EUR. Credit cards should be accepted.   


The voltage in Czech Republic, as in most of Europe, is 230V/50 Hz. Czech Republic uses type C and type E sockets.

Getting to CEITEC MU by Public Transport

You need 60 min ticket (25 Kč at ticket machines or newsstands, 35 Kč at the driver). When entering the bus/tram, mark the ticket at the yellow machine by the door.

From train station Brno - Dolní nádraží

Long distance trains operate the Brno Lower Railway Station (Dolní nádraží). The train station is located behind the Zvonařka Bus Terminal. It is a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Alternatively, you can take bus route No. 61. It operates at 10 - minute intervals from the public transportation bus stop in front of the Main Train Station and the Brno, Dolní nádraží.

From train station Brno - Hlavní nádraží
Walk to tram stop Hlavní nádraží. From Hlavní nádraží take tram 8 (direction Starý Lískovec) to tram stop Soukenická and then take bus 60 from bus stop Soukenickáto bus stop Univerzitní Kampus – sever (the final destination) or 61 to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus. 

From train station Brno – Židenice
Walk to tram stop Kuldova. Take tram 2 (directon Modřice – smyčka) to stop Hlavní Nadraží. From tram stop Hlavní nádraží. From Hlavní nádraží take tram 8 (direction Starý Lískovec) to tram stop Soukenická and then take bus 60 from bus stop Soukenická to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus – sever (the final destination) or 61 to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus.

From bus terminal Zvonařka
From bus stop Zvonařka take bus 60 to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus – sever (the final destination) or by bus 61 to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus.

From bus terminal Hotel Grand
Walk to tram stop Hlavní nádraží. From Hlavní nádraží take tram 8 (direction Starý Lískovec) to tram stop Soukenická and then take bus 60 from bus stop Soukenická to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus – sever (the final destination) or 61 to bus stop Univerzitní Kampus. 


Living in the Czech Republic

Emergency services
Throughout the Czech Republic, there is one set of emergency numbers for use in case of fire, the urgent need for an ambulance, or crime. These are as follows: 
Fire 150
Ambulance service 155
Crime  156 (Municipal Police)
              158 (National Police)
Emergency call  112

            

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