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There are 5 ways to get from Brno to Žilina by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Žilina 915 / ...

$7 - $20

4 alternative options

Train Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina R / ...

$16 - $22

Train  •  4 h 24 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 / ...

$10 - $15

Bus, night train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Prerov Express
  2. Take the night train from Přerov to Žilina Leo Express

$9 - $28

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 - 450 Kč and takes 3 h 20 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand and arriving at Žilina. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 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 Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 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 best way to get from Brno to Žilina without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 160 Kč - 450 Kč.

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The bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Žilina takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Brno to Žilina bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand station.

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Brno to Žilina train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Brno hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Brno to Žilina is to bus which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 160 Kč - 450 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340 Kč - 500 Kč and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Brno to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 96.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Brno to Žilina 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brno to Žilina via Bratislava hl.st. in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Hranice na Morave
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Hranice na Morave to Zilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Brno hlavní nádraží to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
regiojet.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $12
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leoexpress.com
Economy
$1 - $3
Business
$5 - $7
Premium
$9 - $12
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
$11 - $13
Premium
$17 - $22
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hranice na Moravě to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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.

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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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Žilina, AS
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
Arriva Vychodnicechy
Website
arriva.cz
Bus from Brno Úan Zvonarka to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Prerov
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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Brno to Žilina bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Žilina station.

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Brno to Žilina train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zilina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brno to Žilina is 220 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Brno to Žilina.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Žilina. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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