Arrival to UP

If you are planning to travel by plane, you will likely arrive at the International Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG), Brno Airport (BRQ) or Vienna International Airport (Austria, VIE).

From Prague

Václav Havel International Airport PragueVáclav Havel International Airport

After the departure, passengers can choose from several options for the orientation from the airport. There is no direct connection between the airport and Olomouc. We recommend using Airport Express, Public transport, or Taxi service to get to Prague Main Railway or Prague Florenc Coach Station, where passengers can board comfortable trains or coaches.

Airport website

How to get from Václav Havel International Airport?

Airport Express (AE)

  • Direct connection between Prague Airport and Prague Main Railway is provided by Airport Express busses (AE). Airport Express buses stop directly outside the Prague Main Railway, from where you can get on your train.
  • All the connections are listed in a valid timetable.
  • If you are interested in further information about AE, you can search for it here.

 

Public transport

  • For transportation from the airport, several bus lines are provided.
  • You can use Bus line No. 119; Night Bus lines No. 910No. 907 and more. Please be aware that numerous bus lines include transfers to a metro station or tram station to get to the Prague Main Railway.
  • To find your suitable line, go to Bus Lines and choose your timetable. Type Airport (Terminal 1) in the ''From'' field and Hlavní nádraží in the “To” field.

 

Taxi service

  • In order to get from the airport, you can also take a taxi. Even though taking a taxi is the most comfortable way to get from the airport, we do not recommend it for its high charging.
  • If you still prefer to go by taxi, we suggest calling City Taxi (+420 257 257 257).

How to get from Prague Main Railway Station to Olomouc?

If you are interested in travelling by train from Prague Main Railway, we recommend searching your connection and booking the tickets at the website of České dráhy company or at the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz). Connections from Prague Main Railway (Praha hl. n.) to Olomouc Main Railway (Olomouc hl. n.) are usually provided without transfers.

How to get from Prague Florenc Coach Station to Olomouc?

If you are interested in travelling by coach from Prague Florenc Coach Station, we recommend booking your ticket with Flix Bus or Regiojet companies. Connections between Prague Florenc Coach Station and Olomouc are provided as direct as well as with transfers. You can also search your connections in the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz).

From Vienna

Vienna International AirportVienna International Airport

After the departure, passengers can travel directly from Vienna International Airport (Flughafen Wien-Schwechat) by coach or train or from Vienna Central Station (Wien Hauptbahnhof) by train.

Airport website

How to get from Vienna International Airport to Vienna Central Station?

Regional buses

  • Vienna Airport Lines create a direct connection between Vienna International Airport and Vienna Central Station. All the connections are listed in a valid timetable.
  • The travel from the airport (Flughafen Wien Bustermina) to the station (Wien Hbf Süd Am Hauptbahnhof) takes approximately 25 minutes.
  • You can buy your tickets here.

 

ÖBB - Austrian Railways 

  • Passengers can also travel by trains that provide a comfortable link between the airport and the central station. It offers direct connections as well as connections with transfers. 
  • If you are interested in travelling by train from Vienna International Airport to Vienna Central Station, we recommend searching for your connection and booking your tickets at the website of ÖBB Austrian Railways.

How to get from Vienna International Airport to Olomouc by coach?

If you are interested in travelling by coach from Vienna International Airport to Olomouc, there are several companies for you to choose from. Connections are provided as direct as well as with transfers. We recommend using Regiojet, Flixbus or Gepard Express. Gepard Express is not a direct connection to Olomouc. Passengers travelling by Gepard Express are asked to board a transfer by another company from Brno. You can also search your connections in the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz).

How to get from Vienna Central Station or Vienna International Airport to Olomouc by train?

If you are interested in travelling by train from Vienna Central Station or Vienna International Airport, we recommend searching for your connection and booking your tickets at the website of ÖBB Austrian Railways.

From Brno

After the departure, passengers can choose from several options for the orientation from the airport. There is no direct connection between the airport and Olomouc. We recommend using Public transport or Taxi service to get to Brno Main Railway, Brno Grand Central Station, or Brno Central Bus Station, from where passengers can board comfortable trains, coaches or buses.

Airport website

How to get from Brno Tuřany Airport?

Public transport

  • Direct connection between Brno Tuřany Airport and Brno Main Railway is provided by Brno City Transport Company (DPMB).
  • You can use Bus line No. E76 in operation during day time (from 5 am to 11 pm) or night Bus line No. N89 is in operation during nighttime (from 11 pm to 5 am).
  • Bus lines are provided without transfers from Brno Tuřany Airport to Brno Main Railway or Brno Central Bus Station. If you are interested in travelling to Brno Grand Station, get off at the Brno Main Railway, which is approximately 500 metres from Brno Grand Station. See the map of the route.
  • To find your suitable line, go to the website of DPMB and type Letiště Tuřany - terminál in the ''Departure point'' field and Hlavní nádraží (Brno Main Railway) or Autobusové nádraží (Brno Central Bus Station) in the “Destination point” field.

Taxi service

  • In order to get from the airport, you can also take a taxi. Even though taking a taxi is the most comfortable way to get from the airport, we do not recommend it for its high charging.
  • If you still prefer to go by taxi, we suggest calling City Taxi (+420 777 014 004, +420 542 321 321).

How to get from Brno Main Railway to Olomouc?

If you are interested in travelling by train from Brno Main Railway to Olomouc, we recommend searching your connection and booking the tickets at the website of České dráhy company or the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz). Connections from Brno Main Railway (Brno hl. n.) to Olomouc Main Railway (Olomouc hl. n.) are usually provided without transfers.

How to get from Brno Grand Central Station to Olomouc?

If you are interested in travelling by coach from Brno Grand Central Station, we recommend booking your ticket with Flix Bus, Regiojet or Arriva companies. Connections between Brno Grand Central Station (Brno, Benešova tř.hotel GRAND) and  Olomouc are usually provided as direct lines. You can also search your connections in the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz).

How to get from Brno Central Bus Station to Olomouc?

If you are interested in travelling by bus from Brno Central Bus Station, we recommend booking your ticket in the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz). Connections between Brno Central Bus Station (Brno, ÚAN Zvonařka) and Olomouc are provided as direct as well as with transfers.

Public transport

Olomouc transportation is managed by a complex network of tram and bus lines. Tramlines transport passengers to the main quarters of the city, whereas bus lines expand transport to side quarters, where no tram rails are available. In some instances of line exclusion, buses replace the trams.

The major operator is Olomouc Public Transport Company (Dopravní podnik města Olomouce, DPMO). For the timetables, tickets, fares etc., please see the website of DPMO. You can also search your connections in the Integrated Transport System (IDOS.cz).

Tickets

If you are interested in travelling by public transport in Olomouc, you have to buy a valid ticket. The ticket can be bought in several ways (see below). You can also buy a basic ticket (lasting up to 24 hours from validation) or a season ticket (lasting up to 12 months). Please be aware that basic tickets must be validated once inside the vehicle.

Basic tickets (up to 24 hours)

Student

Adult

Senior Citizen

Senior Citizen

Age

18-25,99

18+

up to 65

65+

40/60 minutes*

18 CZK

18 CZK

18 CZK

Free

24 hours

23 CZK

46 CZK

23 CZK

Free

 * Tickets are valid for 40 minutes from the first validation from Monday to Friday and 60 minutes during the weekend.

  • Student fare can be drawn by pupils and students aged 18 to 26 years (till the day preceding their 26th birthday), who can validate themselves with International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or other student cards. There is an exception for students with a permanent job for whom the student fare can not be provided.
  • Senior Citizen up to 65 fare can be drawn by recipients of old-age pensions and 3rd-grade disability pensions, and people up to the age of 65, who can validate themselves with legal documents.
  • Senior Citizen 65+ fare can be drawn by recipients, who can validate themselves with an Identity Card.

Children

Junior

Junior

Age

0-5,99

6-14,99

15-17,99

40/60 minutes*

Free

9 CZK

18 CZK

24 hours

Free

23 CZK

23 CZK

 * Tickets are valid for 40 minutes from the first validation from Monday to Friday and 60 minutes during the weekend.

  • Children fare can be drawn by children up to 6 years old (till the day preceding their 6th birthday). Note that children have to be accompanied by an escort older than 10.
  • Junior up to 18 fare can be drawn by recipients up to 18 years old (till the day preceding their 18th birthday), who can validate themselves with a legal Identity Card, passport or other travel cards (validation is required from 10 years old recipients and older).

Recipients can buy their basic tickets:

  • at the yellow self-service ticket machines installed at the stops;
  • from the driver (includes excess fare);
  • with their phone by SMS to 902 06 typed ''DPMO'' in the message (SMS ticket is charged same as adult basic ticket 40/60 minutes);
  • at newspaper stands;
  • at selected shops or supermarkets;
  • at tourist centres.

Season tickets (up to 12 months)

Junior

Student

Adult

Senior Citizen

Senior Citizen

Age

6-17,99

18-25,99

18+

up to 65

65+

7 days

63 CZK

63 CZK

126 CZK

63 CZK

Free

1 month

175 CZK

175 CZK

350 CZK

175 CZK

Free

3 months

450 CZK

450 CZK

900 CZK

450 CZK

Free

10 months

1350 CZK

1350 CZK

Not available

1350 CZK

Free

12 months

1475 CZK

1475 CZK

2950 CZK

1475 CZK

Free

  • Junior up to 18 fare can be drawn by recipients up to 18 years old (till the day preceding their 18th birthday), who can validate themselves with a legal Identity Card, passport or other travel cards (validation is required from 10 years old recipients and older).
  • Student fare can be drawn by pupils and students aged 18 to 26 years (till the day preceding their 26th birthday), who can validate themselves with International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or other student cards. There is an exception for students with a permanent job for whom the student fare can not be provided. 
  • Senior Citizen up to 65 fare can be drawn by recipients of old-age pensions and 3rd-grade disability pensions, and people up to the age of 65, who can validate themselves with legal documents.

 

How to buy a season ticket?

You can buy your season ticket at the Public Transport Company Office (Dopravní podnik) at the Olomouc Main Railway. The offices are on your left-hand side while entering the building, the DPMO sign in red.

Passengers are also able to buy their seasonal tickets near the centre (a 5-minute walk from the centre) at Legionářská 1.

Ask for your chosen season ticket (from a range of 7 days to 12 months). To get your season ticket, you will be requested to present your valid Identity Card and passport photo (35 x 45 mm) or valid International Student Identity Card.

Ticket inspection

Daily inspections of trams and buses are randomized by inspectors. Be aware that they do not wear any uniform, often looking like regular passengers until the tram pulls away from the stop. They are obliged to prove their identity with a special ID. If you do not have a valid ticket, you will be fined 700 Kč if paid in cash on the spot or within 15 calendar days of the date following the issue of the penalty fare notice, or 1500 Kč later.

To find out more about the ticket inspection, go to the website of Olomouc Public Transport Company.

How to get to your dormitory or campus?

University Palacký Olomouc has two main campuses, two dormitories outside the main campuses and one hostel. Find your accommodation from the list, choose the name of your dormitory, and then scroll down for the directions.

The Envelopa Campus consists of five dormitories:

The Neředín Campus consists of four dormitories:

Accommodation outside the main campuses (consists of two dormitories and one hostel):

How to get from Olomouc Bus Station to Olomouc Main Railway?

Some of the coaches may stop at Olomouc Bus Station (Autobusové nádraží), which is approximately 1 kilometre (20 minutes walk) from Olomouc Main Railway. We recommend buying a ticket and travelling by tram or bus from “Aut. nádraží podchod“ to “Hlavní nádraží“ (Olomouc Main Railway).

You can find your connection in the Integrated Transport System. Select “Olomouc integrated transport system and type Aut. nádraží podchod in the ''From'' field and Hlavní nádraží in the “To” field.

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