Travel information – how to arrive

By Plane
The nearest airport is in Ostrava (40 km), the main airport is in Prague (310 km). Other possible airports are in Vienna (320 km), Bratislava (250 km), Katowice (120 km), Kraków (200 km).
It is possible to fly to any of the above mentioned airports and then use train or bus.

In Prague the connection between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Prague Main Station (Praha hlavní nádraží, Praha hl.n.) is provided by:

  • AE (Airport Express) buses which operate daily at regular 30-minute intervals (or more frequently). More information here.
  • public transport bus. We recommend taking the 119 bus (Terminal 1/Terminal 2 – Veleslavín train station) and changing to metro line A. Take metro line A up to station Muzeum, where it is necessary to change to line C and go one station to station Hlavní nádraží (Main station), see bus lines and metro lines.

Ostrava Airport is connected with Ostrava City by train and by bus. Then use train or bus to Opava. If needed we can wait for you at the airport and take you to Opava by car.

By Train and by bus
Train and bus connections can be found here.
By train go to Opava-Východ.
Then you have the following possibilities:

  • You can continue by local train to the terminus Hradec nad Moravicí. And a 20-minute walk mostly along the river to the hotel or we can pick you up at the railway station.
  • If you do not want to continue by local train, the distance from the station to Silesian university (pick up place, address: Na Rybníčku 1) is about 1000 metres. If you inform us about your arrival we can wait for you at the station.

By car
The conference site is easily accessible by car. Organizers will provide transport from Opava or terminus Hradec nad Moravicí to the conference site and back.

Participants are kindly asked to inform the organizers whether they plan to get to the site by their own, or will use the transport provided by the organizers. In the later case inform us when and how you will arrive in Opava or Hradec nad Moravicí (railway station).

Feel free to contact us with any question concerning your travel to Opava.