There are 4 ways to get from Brno to Žilina by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Zilina 702701 / ...

$7 - $20

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Hranice na Morave R
  2. Take the train from Hranice na Morave to Zilina Ex / ...

$9 - $15

Train, night train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Prerov R
  2. Take the night train from Přerov to Žilina Leo Express

$9 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Brno to Žilina 137.4 miles

$27 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brno to Žilina is to bus which costs 160 Kč - 440 Kč and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brno to Žilina is to drive which costs 600 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Brno and Žilina is 155 km. The road distance is 219.8 km.

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The bus from Brno Zvonarka to Zilina takes 3 h 14 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brno Zvonarka and arriving at Zilina. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brno to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Brno hl.n. and arriving at Zilina via Hranice na Morave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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Brno to Žilina bus services, operated by SAD Humenne, arrive at Snina station.

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Map of how to get from Brno to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 96.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Brno, Czech Republic and Žilina, Slovakia?

SAD Humenne operates a bus from Brno to Žilina once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brno to Žilina via Hranice na Morave in around 4 h 39 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Hranice na Morave
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
Train from Hranice na Morave to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Prerov
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Hranice na Moravě to Žilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $3
Business
$5 - $7
Premium
$9 - $11
Night train from Přerov to Žilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$10 - $12
Premium
$17 - $22
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hranice na Moravě to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
SAD Humenne
Phone
+421 57 7863 103
Email
sekretariat@sadhe.sk
Website
sadhe.sk
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Žilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Žilina, AS
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva-vychodnicechy.cz
Bus from Brno Úan Zvonarka to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
arriva-vychodnicechy.cz

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