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

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Train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi Rj / ...

300 Kč - 500 Kč

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Rideshare  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the rideshare from Prague to Brno 209.6 km

220 Kč - 260 Kč

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand 260 / ...

330 Kč - 700 Kč

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Prague to Brno 208.1 km

550 Kč - 800 Kč

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Brno is to rideshare which costs 220 Kč - 260 Kč and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Brno is to drive which costs 550 Kč - 800 Kč and takes 2h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague Main station station and arriving at Brno, Brno Hotel Grand. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Brno Hlavni Nadrazi. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between Prague and Brno is 186 km. The road distance is 208.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Brno without a car is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs 300 Kč - 500 Kč.

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The train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi takes 2h 35m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Prague to Brno bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague Main station.

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Prague to Brno train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Brno is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs 300 Kč - 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 330 Kč - 700 Kč and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Brno.
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  • Distance: 186.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Brno, Czech Republic?

Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi hourly. Tickets cost 300 Kč - 500 Kč and the journey takes 2h 35m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand hourly. Tickets cost 330 Kč - 400 Kč and the journey takes 2h 35m. Eurolines FR also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
300 Kč - 500 Kč
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
300 Kč - 370 Kč
Business
410 Kč - 500 Kč
1st Class
420 Kč - 500 Kč
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Brno, dolní nádraží
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 Kč - 600 Kč
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
190 Kč - 270 Kč
1st Class
400 Kč - 600 Kč
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 400 Kč
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
700 Kč - 1 000 Kč
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
330 Kč - 400 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Brno
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
480 Kč - 700 Kč
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Prague to Brno
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
220 Kč - 260 Kč
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Prague to Brno bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brno, Brno Hotel Grand station.

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Prague to Brno train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Brno Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Brno is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Prague to Brno.

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Book your Prague to Brno train tickets online with Omio and Distribusion.

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Book your Prague to Brno bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 455+ hotels available in Brno. Prices start at 2 250 Kč per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Prague and Brno. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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