Academy and University Center
Center for Nanobiology and Structural Biology, Institute of Microbiology of CAS
373 33 Nove Hrady
Loc: 48°47’28.68″N, 14°46’56.28″E.
The closets airports 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
We can arrange for you individual transports between airports and Nove Hrady. Eventually you can travel by public transport.
By 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 (railway line České Budějovice – České Velenice (- Wien)). Train station is located 5km from the town Nove Hrady (conference center). We will transport you from train station to the conference center upon your request.
For 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 (we can also take you by our car from České Budějovice, 40km from N.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 terminates in Summerau (the last station in Austria), in that case (especially if there will be no connection train to České Budějovice) we can pick you up by car from Summerau train station (50km from N.Hrady), please contact us in advance.
There is also bus connection from Linz to Weitra (bus direction to Gmünd) with change in Freistadt. You can get off in Weitra (14km from N.Hrady) and we will pick you up upon your request. You can look at ÖBB for bus timetable (there are two reasonable connections: 15:05 and 17:15 from Linz with change in Freistadt, arriving 17:15 resp 19:38 to Weitra).
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), some trains however terminate already in Gmünd NÖ, the last station in Austria. Trains to to Gmünd/Č.Velenice depart from following Vienna stations: Wien Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof, Wien Spittelau and Wien Heiligenstadt. From České Velenice (the Czech part of Gmünd) you can then take a train to Nové Hrady train station (railway line (Wien-)České Velenice – České Budějovice), where we will pick you up by car upon your request.
If any difficulties, please contact us. We will help you to get to Nove Hrady (we can also take you by our car from Gmünd or České Velenice, 18km from N.Hrady).
By your car:
If you use your GPS device, then 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.
Currency: Czech crowns – CZK (1 EUR = 27 CZK), you can find a cash machine in Nove Hrady, however there is no bank or exchange office.
Shops in Nove Hrady usually close at 18:00 (Mon – Fri), at 12.00 (Sat, Sun). You can pay by credit cards.