Prague Airport

General information

Prague Airport is the busiest airport in the Czech Republic, also known as Václav Havel Airport Prague and Prague Ruzyne International Airport. Václav Havel was the first president of the Czech Republic. The airport handled more than 15 million passengers in 2017 and is the main base for Czech Airlines.

Location

Where is Prague Airport situated?

The airport is located west of the Czech capital, not far from the city. It is easily reachable via the Expressway R7 (Lipská Street).

How many terminals has Prague Airport?

Prague Airport has four terminals, the northern terminal complex (T1, T2) and southern terminal complex (T3, T4) are not within walking distance of each other. This is not a problem, since only Terminal 1 (Concourses A, B) and Terminal 2 (Concourses C, D) are used for scheduled flights. Terminal 3 is intended for private and charter flights.

Airport Map


Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Prague Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Czech Republic.

Airport Distance
Dresden Airport (Germany) 120km

Transportation

Car

The distance from Prague Airport to the centre of Prague is 16 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Prague.

From PRG Airport to Prague City centre by Car
16 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Prague Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Prague Airport you can travel by bus and metro. Visit the Prague Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Prague Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Prague Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Prague is about CZK 700.-. Book your taxi at Prague Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From PRG Airport to Prague City centre by Taxi
16 km
30 min
CZK 700.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Prague Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Prague Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Prague Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Prague Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Prague Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Prague Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Prague Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Czech Airlines (OK)
  • SmartWings (QS)
  • Ryanair (FR)
  • Wizz Air (W6)
  • easyJet (U2)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Prague Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Courtyard by Marriott Prague Airport, Prague

Courtyard by Marriott Prague Airport is located right at the airport, just a 20-minute drive from Prague's city centre and will certainly impress you with its grand modern architecture.

family

Ramada Airport Hotel Prague, Prague

This modern hotel is located at Prague Airport’s Terminal 3. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi access and provides a free shuttle service to Terminals 1 and 2.

business

Holiday Inn Prague Airport, Prague

The Holiday Inn Prague Airport hotel is a modern design hotel with an excellent position 300 metres from the arrivals and departures hall of the main terminal of Prague International Airport.

Hotels in Prague

Looking for the best hotels in Prague? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, Prague

Located next to the Vysocanska Metro Station, Clarion Congress Hotel Prague boasts a shopping mall on site. The wellness and fitness facilities can be used free of charge during certain times of the day.

budget

Residence Bene, Prague

The Bene is situated in the historical heart of Prague, less than 100 meters from Republic Square and Old Town Square. All rooms feature modern interior design and hardwood floors. Wi-Fi is provided free of charge throughout the property.

luxury

Hotel Paris Prague, Prague

Built in 1904 in Neo-Gothic style with Art Nouveau elements, this 5-star hotel is situated opposite the Municipal House and 100 metres away from Prague's Powder Tower. It offers free wellness centre access and free Wi-Fi in all areas.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Prague Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

Explore spectacular Prague Castle and visit St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, and Golden Lane. Take a tram ride up to the castle from the city’s Lesser Town, and learn about more than 10 centuries of the Czech capital’s history.

Activity

Best of Prague By Foot and Bus, and 1-Hour River Cruise

See the best of Prague by land and water on a combined 3.5-hour bus, boat and walking tour. Marvel at the monuments of Old Town, Lesser Town and the Prague Castle complex. Cruise the Vltava River, and enjoy stunning views from the boat’s upper deck.

Tour & transport

Prague: Ghosts and Legends 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

Discover the myths and legends of Prague on a 1.5-hour ghost tour. Go to some of the city’s most mysterious alleys, and hear stories that will make you pray for the daylight! Learn the story behind the skeleton on the Astronomical Clock, and more.

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