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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Žilina, AS Rj / ...

$7 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$11 - $16

Train Leo Express s.r.o.  •  5 h

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

$9 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Brno to Žilina 137.4 miles

$27 - $45

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Brno to Žilina twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 25 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 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Hranice na Morave to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Prerov
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
$2 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$2 - $3
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Train from Přerov to Žilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$11 - $13
Premium
$18 - $23
Bus operators
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 - $14
Schedules at
sadhe.sk
FlixBus
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
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $12
Schedules at
arriva-vychodnicechy.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brno and Žilina is 155 km. The road distance is 220 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brno to Žilina is to bus which costs 160 Kč - 440 Kč and takes 3 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Brno to Žilina is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 600 Kč - 900 Kč.

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand and arriving at Žilina, AS. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

The bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Žilina, AS takes 3 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.