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Travel in Prague


Airport

Václav Havel Airport is the main airport in Prague located 15 km from the city center. It is very easy to travel from the airport and get to your desired location.

By bus: You can take one of the local buses that take you to the nearest metro station in less than 15 minutes. The ticket can be purchased right in front of the arrival hall in one of the ticket machines. Bus number 119 takes you to Veleslavín station where you can change to metro Line A going to the center and only costs you 24 CZK. You can get more information at the airport.

Another option is Airport Express bus which takes you to the main train station every 15/30 minutes and costs 60 CZK. The overall trip takes around 35 minutes.

Train

If you want to travel outside Prague by train, you can get to the main station by any public transport, depending on where you are traveling from. The most common ones would be metro, bus or a tram.

There are trains going to all parts of the Czech Republic in regular times. For more information on train tickets visit: https://www.cd.cz/en/spojeni-a-jizdenka/

Metro

One of the most common ways of traveling around Prague is by metro. There are 3 subway routes distinguished by red, green and yellow colors. The ticket you buy is valid for trams and buses too. Tickets are divided into different price groups depending on the length of your travels. To view the ticket prices, click on this link: https://www.dpp.cz/en/fares/fare-pricelist

Tram

With Prague trams, you can access places that normal buses do not enter. They operate during day and night with intervals from 2 to 20 minutes.

An easy way to buy tickets to one of the 3 public transports (bus, metro, tram) is via SMS. You can see detailed information here: https://czech-transport.com/index.php?id=337

Taxi/Uber

Taxis in Prague are very accessible. You can hop on one right after your arrival at the airport where there are plenty to choose from. You can also order one by calling: +420 226 000 226 or +420 222 333 222

If you have the Uber app, you can easily book an Uber and travel straight to where you need to be.