It is possible to arrive in Ostrava by plane, either from Prague or Vienna. Leoš Janáček Ostrava International Airport (OSR) is located just 20 km from the city centre and can be easily reached by taxi – the fare is around 800 CZK, (approx.30 EUR). www.airport-ostrava.cz
By train (from Prague to Ostrava)
There are two ways how to get from Prague airport to Prague city centre, to the main railway station “Hlavní nádraží”. If you have to use a taxi, be sure that you have agreed a price at the beginning of the journey (600 CZK - around 20 EUR).
Or you can go by bus and use the metro (underground). Bus and metro tickets (32 CZK = 1,5 EUR for 1 hour) are sold at the newsstand at the airport or in the yellow ticket machines at the bus stop. Take bus no. 119 (every 10 minutes from 4.30 to 22.30) for the metro station “Dejvická”. The journey takes about 25 min. At the “Dejvická” metro station, it is possible to transfer to the underground green line (line A); change at “Muzeum” station (city centre) to the red line (C) and ride one stop to the “Hlavní nádraží” station (the main railway station). (it takes 15–20 minutes)
Another possibility – to take bus AE (Airport Express) (every 30 minutes from 5.30 to 21.15). Bus line AE has bus stops – “Terminal 1”, “Terminal 2”, “Metro Dejvická”, Railway station “Masarykovo nádraží”, Railway station “Hlavní nádraží”. The journey takes about 40 minutes. Ticket is necessary to buy at chauffeur in the bus. The ticket costs 60 CZK = 2,5 EUR.
The train journey from Prague to Ostrava takes around 3 hours. Ostrava has five railway stations. For you the best one to use is “Ostrava – Hlavní nádraží” station. A one-way ticket from Prague to Ostrava costs approximately 10 - 15 EUR. You can choose from a few types of trains - Pendolino train, LEO Express train, RegioJet train. Transport information: http://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/
The City of Ostrava is an important transport hub and the main intersection of the Moravian-Silesian Region. It is easily accessible from several directions.
The city area is crossed by an important international route – the I/11 – E75 (from Budapest to Gdansk). Ostrava is connected to the rest of Europe with the completion of the D47 highway, which will join up with the D1 (Prague/Brno) and the Polish A1 (Katowice/Gdansk/Helsinki). The D47 is a part of the VI.B Trans European network (TEN) multimodal corridor going North – South, from Katowice – Bohumín – Ostrava – Brno – Vienna.
In the city centre
Transport from “Ostrava – Hlavní nádraží” (Main station) to hotel Imperiál
§ Take a tram nr. 1, 2 or 8 from the tram stop "Hlavní nádraží" to tram stop "Elektra" and then on foot in the hotel (see the map).
Transport from “Ostrava – Hlavní nádraží” (Main station) to Hotel Maria, Hotel Mercure
§ Take a tram nr. 1, 2 or 8 from the tram stop "Hlavní nádraží" to tram stop "Hotelový dům Jindřich" and then on foot in the hotel (see the map).
Transport from “Ostrava – Hlavní nádraží” (Main station) to Hotel Maria , Hotel Mercure
§ Take a trolleybus nr 102 or 108 from the stop "Hlavní nádraží" to the trolleybus stop "Nová radnice" and then on foot in the hotel (see the map).
I IIt is possible to use a taxi as well; the fare from the railway station “Hlavní nádraží” to hotels is about 10 EUR.
Transport from University Campus Accommodation to the Faculty of Economics.
The whole campus area is situated close to the VŠB-TUO Main Building (Rector‘s Department) and is easily accessible by public means of transport . Take a tram number 8 – tram stop „17.listopadu“ –( which is directly next to the main entrance of the VSB-TUO) to tram stop "Stodolní" and then on foot in the Faculty of Economics.
Take a bus nr.20 - from the bus stop "Studentska" (is situated close to University Campus Accommodation) to the bus stop "Most M.Sýkory"
30-minutes ticket costs 20 CZK (0,7 EUR), 60-minutes ticket costs 30 CZK (1,1 EUR). You need 30-minutes ticket for your travel from the railway station.
More information about Ostrava transportation is available at http://dpo.cz/public-transport-ostrava.html