Prague, being the capital of the Czech Republic, is also known as the “heart of Europe” due to its great geographical location within Europe. Prague is easily accessible from every European Country by plane, train or even by car.
Travelling by plane
Prague international airport is Prague's Ruzyne Airport. There are more than 100 direct flight connections to 52 countries on a daily basis.
For more information about the airport and your flight connections please visit the website.
How to get from the airport to the city centre
There is a special Airport Express Bus going from the airport to Prague Main Station “Hlavni Nadrazi” which departs every 30 min from Terminal 1 and 2. Tickets can be bought directly in the bus with the bus driver. Price: approximately 50 CZK.
Please get off at the Main Station and change to underground line C (red line) in direction “Háje” and get off at “Vyšehrad“ metro station which is the third stop after the Main station.
When you exit the metro station you will have the Prague Congress Centre to your right.
From the airport to the Congress Centre it’ll take you approximately 30 min by taxi. The price should not exceed 700 CZK.
Further Information on taxi numbers you’ll find in the section taxis.
Travelling by train
Prague has three international train stations. The most widely used ones are the Main Station (Hlavní nádraží), Holešovice Station (Nádraží Holešovice), and Smíchov Station (Nádraží Smíchov). They are all accessible by the metro and several tram lines.
For information on train tickets discounts, a train fare calculator and for online reservations please visit the Czech Republic Trains page.
Travelling by car
Prague is linked with all surrounding countries by modern highways and motorways and is therefore easily accessible by car. To the German border for instance it only takes two hours by car.
Warning: Unfortunately for Prague, its taxi drivers have become a scar on its reputation.
Don't get into a taxi that is parked in front of the train station or at a tourist site.
These are waiting for unsuspecting tourists and are known to charge rates several times higher than they should be.
You may order a taxi by phone from one of these reliable and courteous taxi companies:
Prague has a well connected Metro system which makes the city centre easily accessible by public transport.
Further information can be obtained on http://www.dpp.cz/en/