Travel

Whether you are coming via airplane, train or bus, we can help you find your way to VŠB-TUO. 

Getting to the Czech republic - Getting to Ostrava

By Plane

  • Arrive at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport
  • On the websites you can search how to get from the airport to the campus by public transport
  • This airport is located about 30 km from Ostrava Poruba

By Bus or Train

  • Bus companies offer inter-city and also international bus routes
  • These buses come to the CR from cities like Paris, London, Zürich, Rome, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Oslo, Vienna, and many others
  • Some of buses come directly to Ostrava
  • “Idos” provides timeschedule of buses and trains from many European cities directly to Ostrava
  • If there is not a direct connection to Ostrava you can change bus/train in Prague

From Václav Havel Airport Prague

  • Prague is linked to Ostrava by buses and trains, which operate a direct frequent service from Prague railway station to Ostrava Svinov
  • Journey takes about 3 hours
  • IDOS train schedule

Getting around Campus 

VŠB is easily accessible by all forms of transportation. 

Tram or Bus

  • Local trams and buses offer a frequent way of travelling to and from the campus
  • From Ostrava city centre or „Svinov Mosty h. z.“ (railway station) to the University campus
    • Tram No. 7, 8 or 17 direction to “Vřesinská” and get off at the tram stop „Rektorát VŠB“
    • Bus No. 37 goes directly to “Studentské koleje” which is next to the dormitories
  • You can use all of local public transport services with journey taking from 10 to 30 minutes

Ride your bike

  • If you are more of a bike person than a bus person there is a bike-friendly campus
  • Bike racks are located near academic building

Getting around the campus

  • University campus is large and therefore travelling to and from classes may take some time
  • Use our detailed map to help you find your way around the buildings on the campus
  • If you prefer using technological handy mobile phones, download the application “VSB Navi” not to get lost on the campus
  • Or if you want to make an overview of buildings on the campus, take a virtual tour around the campus right here! 

Useful vocab:

go straight – jít rovně

turn right – odbočit doprava

turn left – odobčit doleva

go back – jít zpátky

Where is a tram/bus stop, please? – Prosím vás, kde je tramvajová/autobusová zastávka? 


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