Prague, Czech Republic Airport Information
Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Vaclav Havel Airport Prague is the main airport in Prague, named for its first post-Soviet Union prime minister, the poet and Velvet Revolution hero. Located six miles west of the city center, it accommodates flights to and from Europe and North America. The airport features many shops and restaurants, as well as direct access to public transportation into central Prague.
Prague, Czech Republic Ground Transportation
Czech Railways is the national train operator offering service throughout the country and beyond. In Prague, there are several train stations with more connecting the outlying suburban towns and villages. The Main Railway Station is the largest and most important station in the city, seeing the highest volume of passengers each day.
Prague Public Transit Company (DPP)
The Prague Public Transit Company (DPP) manages the public transportation in the city. Redeemable on its Metro, trams, and buses, DPP tickets can be purchased at kiosks throughout the city. Fares are determined by zone.
One of the busiest metro systems in Europe, Prague Metro sees an estimated 600 million people every year. Widely considered the most affordable way to travel around the city, the metro consists of three lines serving over 50 stations: Line A (green), Line B (yellow), and Line C (red). Three transfer stations intersect each line. Metro trains run daily.
Prague buses offer transportation to the outskirts of the city, linking the suburbs to downtown. Daytime buses generally run from 4:30 am to midnight with a night bus in operation every 40 minutes from midnight to 4:30 am.
The Prague tram network is the largest of its kind in the country. The network runs on both day and night routes, as well as one seasonal historical route. Daytime trams run every 10 minutes from 4:30 am to midnight. Night trams operate on opposite hours in 40-minute intervals.
Rental car companies represented at the Vaclav Havel Airport Prague include Avis, Budget, Czechocar, Dvorak, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt.
Visitors traveling to central Prague from the airport should expect to pay approximately 550 CZK in taxi fare.