Thanks to its location in the heart of Europe, Prague is easily accessible from all the major European airports. The Vaclav Havel Airport Prague is one of the busiest in Central Europe. It offers the visitors of Prague a direct connection to around 130 destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. For more information please visit www.prg.aero/en.
Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is one of the most attractive and most visited cities in Europe. The city offers its visitors a breathtaking historical environment, presenting architectural masterpieces ranging from the Roman era basilicas to the art nouveau, functionalist and cubist houses of the 20th century. We invite you to visit, among other places, the unique large complex of Prague Castle overlooking the city from one of its hills, to walk over the Charles Bridge built in the 14th century, or to wander the narrow romantic streets of the Lesser Town and Old Town. Prague will also unveil itself to you as a busy, modern Central European center of culture and business with numerous restaurants, bars, music clubs, galleries and concert halls, and, of course, friendly people.
For more information about the city please visit the following webpages:
Arriving by plane
Prague airport has daily flights to most major cities in Europe. There are three terminals, Terminal 1 for non-Schengen flights and Terminal 2 for Schengen flights are connected whilst Terminal 3 for private jets is two stops away by bus. Next we give the links to:
A bus ticket is 32 CZK (1 EUR = 27 CZK) and 40 CZK when purchased from the driver. It is a transferable ticket allowing you to travel for a 90-minute period.
Arriving by train
The main train station (Hlavni) is ideally located in the city center, 15 minutes walk from Prague's historic old town and 20 minutes walk from the famous Kings Charles Bridge. There is also Prague Holesovice station, located at 3km from Prague Hlavni station and 2 km from the city center. Both stations have metro, bus, tram, and taxi service. For more information see London to Prague by train.
Arriving by car
Before accessing a highway you must buy a road-fund license (dálniční známka) and place it on your windshield. They are available at border crossings located on highways or in most gas stations. The validity of a road-fund license can be of 1 week, 1 month or 1 year, according to the length of your stay.
Parking in Prague. The Prague city center is divided into 3 parking zones:
- orange: short term parking. 40 CZK for 1 hour
- green: maximum parking time limit is 6 hours. 30 CZK per hour
- blue: long term parking reserved to citizens living in the district
The local currency is the Czech crown (CZK). The exchange rate is around 27 CZK for 1 EUR.