TRAVEL TO BRNO
 
Brno is easily accessible from the international airports in Prague or Vienna.
Bus and train lines connect Brno with Prague, Vienna.
 
Brno airport currently secures only a few regular flights from London and Munich (more details here).
 
FROM PRAGUE AIRPORT
 
  • use an Airport Express (AE) bus (60czk, runs every 30 mins), which takes you directly to the main train station, where you can take direct trains to Brno (travel time about 2,5h and the most convenient connections are with RegioJet company, but these should be better booked in advance, or Czech Railways with railjet or eurocity trains via Pardubice)
  • use direct RegioJet (yellow) buses, there is always a short stop at the main bus station in Prague (Florenc), where you have to transfer to another bus (we recommend booking this connection in advance, travel time about 2,5h)
  • use a public buses (119 – to Metro A „Nádraží Veleslavín, 100 – to Metro B „Zličín“) to the closest Metro station and transfer there either to the main train or bus stations to continue to Brno
  • note that there is ongoing reconstruction of the main highway connecting Prague and Brno and one shall count bus delays, threfore we recommend taking a train to Brno

FROM VIENNA AIRPORT
 
  • use a local train to the Vienna main train station (Wien Hbf), where you can take direct trains to Brno (RegioJet or Czech Railway, travel time about 1,5h)
  • use a direct bus to Brno provided by RegioJet (we recommend booking it in advance, travel time about 2,5h)
BRNO PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The public transport system consists of trams, city buses and trolleybuses. Buses operate 24 hours a day. At night there are special night buses. Night buses leave every 30–60 minutes depending on the line. The main railway station (“Hlavní nádraží”) is the central interchange point of all night trams and buses.

The interval between most buses is 7–15 min from Monday to Friday during rush hours. Weekend intervals are 10–30 minutes. The average interval between most trams is approximately 8 minutes during rush hour on working days; otherwise every 10–15 minutes.

IMPORTANT MEETING POINTS AND JUNCTIONS IN BRNO
 
  • Náměstí Svobody – the main square of the city centre, between the Česká meeting point and the Hlavní nádraží meeting point
  • Masarykova – together with Česká the most important street in the centre, leading you from Náměstí Svobody to Hlavní nádraží.
  • Česká – one of the main junctions, also a meeting point (we say “by the clock” – there is a clock at the corner)
  • Hlavní nádraží (the Main Railway Station) – also one of the main meeting places and main junction
For times, schedules and routes, see the search engine: https://idos.idnes.cz/en/brno/spojeni/  

It is also available as the mobile application Czech Public Transport IDOS with an English version. For schedules in Brno, GPS location of vehicles and information about transport irregularities you can try the DPMBinfo application.
 
The Workshop venue – the Masaryk University, MENDEL MUSEUM is easily accessible by tram line 1 or bus 82 from the main train station. Your destination stop is Mendel square (Mendlovo náměstí) (5-10 minute way).