From PragueThere is a straightforward connection between Praha and Jihlava. Several companies operate the route, and the departures are frequent (1-2 per hour). The journey takes around 1:45 hours.
The Student Agency operates buses with free tea, Wi-Fi and power on board for 150Kč.
From BrnoSimilarly, direct connection between Jihlava and Brno are frequent and the trip takes about 1:15 hour.
The connections can be found and tickets booked in advance at jizdnirady.cz
By carJihlava is situated along the Czech oldest motorways D1, approximately 130 km SE from Prague and 90 km northwest from Brno. For Jihlava take the exit at 112 km.
By trainIt is possible to take a train to get to Jihlava. However, it is not an easy option when traveling from Prague. The journey takes 2.5–3 hours and it is necessary to change trains. When arriving to Jihlava from Brno no changing is necessary and the journey takes some 2 hours. The connections can be found at jizdnirady.cz.
Jihlava railway station
phone: +420 567 167 887address: Hluboká 109/1, 58601 JihlavaTake a guided tour into the old Jihlava underground. Over the centuries, the old Jihlava citizens dug 25 km of underground corridors under their town. These are now open for tourists including a demystified "shining" corridor and still mysterious gate to another dimension.
Masaryk squareThe historical main square and a venue of city festivals. A dreadful socialist realism "Prior" shopping center was built in 1983 right in the middle of the square.
phone: +420 567573730address: Březinovy sady 5642/10Situated in Jihlávka river valey. The Zoo specializes in raising and breeding felines, apes and reptiles, and hosts animals of 5 continents. There is a large playground for children including a very long slide.
Church of St. James the Greater
Jihlava International Documentary Film FestivalJihlava International Documentary Film Festival is held annualy at the end of October.
Horácký zimní stadionIndoor sporting arena home to the HC Dukla Jihlava Ice Hockey team.
BeerWhen in Jihlava, try local beer ('pivo'):
Jihlava breweryJežek ('Hedgehog') 11° is a popular brand.
Radniční brewerya small brewery offering traditional lager and rather exotic specials.
Family Brewery BernardIn nearby Humpolec : nationwide popular (and frequently awarded) kinds are Bernard lagers (světlý ležák and sváteční ležák), amber (jantarový ležák), dark (Černý ležák) and tap (světlé) beers. Bernard also produces delicious non-alcoholic kinds (s čistou hlavou / Free), some of them with fruit flavor - plum (Švestka) is one worth trying.