Travel information

Travel information

Academy and University Center
Zamek 136
373 33 Nove Hrady
South Bohemia, Czech Republic
Loc: 48°47’28.68″N, 14°46’56.28″E.

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There are several ways to get to Nove Hrady

By air:

The closest airports, all connected to Nove Hrady by public transportation, are:

Linz, Austria: 110 km (1:30 hours by car) from Nove Hrady
Vienna, Austria: 180 km (2:15 hours by car) from Nove Hrady
Prague, Czech Republic: 190 km (2:15 hours by car) from Nove Hrady
Brno, Czech Republic: 190 km (2:45 hours by car) from Nove Hrady

Public transport:

From Prague, Czech Republic

Take a train (recommended) or a bus to České Budějovice and then take either:

a) a bus to Nové Hrady. The bus station in České Budějovice is on the top of the DOC Mercury shopping center, which is very close to the Railway station.

b) a train from České Budějovice to Nové Hrady train station (train line České Budějovice – České Velenice (- Wien)). Train station Nové Hrady is located 5 km from the town of Nove Hrady and conference center. There is a bus connection from train station to town but if you arrive at times when there is no bus please call or email us in advance (tel. +420 777 497 550, email: kotrcova@nh.cas.cz)

For Czech bus and train connections see: IDOS (you can switch the page to English)

If any difficulties, please contact us. We will help you to get to Nove Hrady.

From Vienna, Austria

Take a train to České Velenice – town on the border between Czech Republic and Austria. It is one town split by the border, the Czech part is called České Velenice and Austrian part is called Gmünd NÖ. Some trains terminate in Gmünd, the last station in Austria, so take the trains that continue to Ceske Velenice. Trains to Gmünd/Č.Velenice depart from following Vienna stations: Wien Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof, Wien Spittelau and Wien Heiligenstadt. From České Velenice get a train to Nové Hrady train station (train line (Wien-)České Velenice – České Budějovice). Train station Nové Hrady is located 5 km from the town of Nove Hrady and conference center. There is a bus connection from train station to town but if you arrive at times when there is no bus please call or email us in advance (tel. +420 777 497 550, email: kotrcova@nh.cas.cz)

For Austrian train connections see: ÖBB

For Czech bus and train connections see: IDOS (you can switch the page to English)

If any difficulties, please contact us. We will help you to get to Nove Hrady.

From Linz, Austria

Take a train to České Budějovice and then continue to Nove Hrady by bus or by train (as described in travel from Prague). Some trains from Linz terminate in Summerau (the last station in Austria). If there is no connecting train to České Budějovice we must pick you up by car from Summerau train station (50 km from N.Hrady); please contact us in advance (tel. +420 777 497 550, email: kotrcova@nh.cas.cz).
There is also a bus connection from Linz to Gmünd via Freistadt. You can get off in Weitra (14 km from N.Hrady) and we will pick you up upon your request.

For connections see: IDOS or ÖBB

By car:

If you use your GPS device, the coordinates are: 48°47’28.68″N, 14°46’56.28″E.
You can park your car in front of the institute (safe car park) for free.


Some tips about Nove Hrady

Currency: Czech crowns (1 EUR = 27 Czech crowns). You find an ATM machine in the town square of Nove Hrady but there is no bank branch or currency exchange in the town.

Shops in Nove Hrady usually close at 6 p.m. (Mon – Fri), at 12 p.m. or 5 p.m. (Sat), at 11.30 a.m. (Sun). You can pay by credit or debit cards.