Venue Details

About Brno

Meeting venue

Hotel Passage

Hotel Passage, 
Lidická 23, 602 00 Brno-střed

Google maps location

Hotel Passage was built in 1928 as a metropolitan palace, designed by the famous architect Bohuslav Fuchs. It was completely reconstructed in 2020 and offers more than a hundred design rooms, a first-class restaurant and a large congress center.

For participants of 81st ESFRI meeting starting on 18 October at 13:30, a bus transfer to the Masaryk University Campus in Brno–Bohunice will be organised.

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Travelling to Brno and meeting venue:

From Brno Airport to the city centre

Brno Airport is located ten kilometres from the city centre. You can take a taxi or bus to the centre, which stops right in front of the airport terminal. Line E76 runs at half-hourly intervals and takes you directly to the main station in 18 minutes. Tram number 1 (direction Řečkovice) will take you from the main station to the Passage Hotel (Antonínská train stop). For planning your way from the airport to the hotel, you can use transport planner IDOS.

Brno airport website

From the Vienna Airport to Brno

There is no direct flight from Vienna to Brno due to short distance, but you can get to Brno by bus right from the Vienna International Airport in approximately two hours. The service is provided by Student Agency / RegioJetFlixbus and Gepard Express. One-way connection costs 16 – 20 Euro. If you prefer travelling by train from Vienna, you can use České dráhy direct connection from Vienna Main train station to Brno, which takes approximately 85 minutes.

Vienna airport website

From the Prague Airport to Brno

Easiest transportation from Prague Airport is with bus operator Student Agency / RegioJet with transfer at Bus Station Florenc, though it‘s a bit longer. Alternatively, you can take the special Airport Express bus, which will take you to the main railway station and travel to Brno by train. Travelling from Prague to Brno by train takes a little over three hours and you can use České dráhy or Student Agency / RegioJet.


For any inquires related to the 3rd PaNOSC&ExPaNDS Symposium meeting, please find the contacts of ELI ERIC organisation team: