Transportation to and from Prague Airport
What is the distance from Prague Airport to the centre of Prague?
The centre of Prague (Staré Město / Old Town) is situated 16 kilometres / 9.9 miles from the airport, by car it takes about 30 minutes to cover the distance.
From PRG Airport to Prague City centre by Taxi
Bus and metro to Prague
The centre of Prague is accessible by public transport, i.e. a combination of bus and metro. Two bus lines run from Prague Airport towards the city, namely bus number 100 and bus number 119. Bus line 100 runs between the airport (Letiště) and metro station Zličín (metro B), travel time is 15 to 20 minutes. Bus number 119 runs from the airport (Letiště) to metro station Nádraží Veleslavín (metro A), travel time is 13 to 17 minutes. To get to the city centre you either need to take metro B to station Mustek or Náměstí Republiky or metro A to station Staroměstská or Mustek. The total journey time by public transport from the airport to the city centre is about 50 minutes. Bus line 191 to Anděl via Divoká Šárka and Petřiny is mainly used by locals and is less popular with tourists. During the night you can travel every 30 minutes with bus line 910 between the airport and the city.
Tickets public transport Prague
Tickets cost 40 CZK per person and allow you to travel up to 90 minutes including transfers. Public transport in Prague is free for children up to 15 years and seniors aged 65 years or over. Tickets are available from the yellow ticket machines at the bus stops of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. On board the bus, you will need to validate your ticket. Public transport in the form of bus, metro and tram in Prague is carried out by DPP, they also have tickets for one day (120 CZK) and three days (330 CZK). For larger luggage you will need to buy an additional ticket that costs 20 CZK, hand luggage is free of charge. Transport of baggage is included if you purchase a ticket for 24 hours or 72 hours. Please consult buses to and from Prague Airport and website DPP for more information. Public transport tickets in Prague (PID tickets) are valid on buses, metros, trams, ferries, Petřín Funicular and Esko Prague (commuter rail) in the capital.
Top 5 sights in Prague
1. Prague Castle, tour and entrance tickets*
2. Charles Bridge and Staroměstské náměstí (Old Town Square) – free!
3. Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock
4. Vltava Historical River Cruise
5. Vyšehrad, book a tour
* includes St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George‘s Basilica, Golden Lane
AE Airport Express to Prague
The bus AE Airport Express is a better choice if you want to get to the city centre or central station Praha Hlavní nádraží directly. The main railway station of Prague is located in the east of the city centre and is served by Prague Metro Line C. The bus departs every 30 minutes from Terminal 1 to the terminus Hlavní nádraží (40 minutes). Getting on the bus is only possible at Terminal 1, getting off the bus is possible at both T1 and T2. The last bus from the airport leaves at 22:00 hours. Travel time to Prague Airport is shorter, 30 minutes to Terminal 1 and 32 minutes to Terminal 2. The first bus from the main railway station departs at 05:30 hours. You can buy tickets for this bus service of Czech Railways (České dráhy) from the bus driver, children up to 5 years of age can travel free of charge. For baggage you don’t have to pay extra, buses are designed for large suitcases and bags. Please consult website and timetable AE Airport Express for more information. The Czech city of Pilsen can be reached by train, the journey time from Prague main railway station is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
|Adults||100 CZK||200 CZK|
|Children, 6 up to 14 years||50 CZK||100 CZK|
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