The ride to the city of Prague costs approximately 27€ (694 CZK) and it takes around 35 minutes. The cheaper alternative is the bus. However, there is no direct bus route from the airport to the downtown area of Prague. Bus tickets cost only 1.20€ (32 CZK) per person and the journey takes a little less than an hour.
Tickets can be purchased at the airport at the Prague Public Transport Information Center or directly from the bus driver.
Get off at Malostranská if travelling to the Malá Strana (Lesser Town ), at Staroměstská if going to the Old Town ( Old Town Square), or Můstek or Muzeum if going to the Wenceslas Square area. Bus no. 100 will take you from the airport to Zlíčín with possible connection to the city via metro line B.
Getting to and from the Prague airport – transfers, bus, taxi. The Prague airport is located about 15 km/9 miles from the city center. It takes approximately 25 – 30 minutes (40 minutes in heavy traffic) to reach the center by car and about 30 minutes on public transport (bus + subway).
The currency in Prague is the Czech Crown (CZK). Some hotels, shops and restaurants accept Euros as well, but many only take Czech Crowns. Czech Crown (CZK) currency converter. At current exchange rates 1000 CZK = £36/€38/$48.
A one-way ticket for the Airport express bus costs around 3 Euro , one suitcase is included in the price. If you have a ticket for a train from the main train station, you are entitled to a discounted ticket (less than 2 Euro ). Tickets can be purchased from the driver, payment option is cash in Czech Koruna.
Prague can be a very cheap city to visit but it can also be very expensive . It depends where you pull out your wallet. Because there are so many tourists and almost all of them visit the same few sites, it is just good business sense for a shop or restaurant owner to raise their prices and collect as much as they can.
Prague airport is directly connected to the main train station via a bus line. The Airport Express buses run from the airport to the train station every 30 minutes with an average travel time of 35 minutes.
Tipping is not required for taxi services in the Czech Republic . However, if you have a driver that has been helpful you may wish to round up the fare. If you decide to do this just tell the driver the total amount you wish to pay.
Prague Airport to Old Town taxi fare
|Airport – Old Town||1-4 passengers Saloon car||5-8 pasengers Minibus|
|From Prague Airport||590 CZK||800 CZK|
May 2012– After consultation with linguists, the official name was published, after deciding that with regard to the international clientele of the airport the name to be used is VÁCLAV HAVEL AIRPORT PRAGUE , in the Czech version LETIŠTĚ VÁCLAVA HAVLA PRAHA.
There is no other civil airport in Prague ; however, Prague has three smaller airports and several landing areas for helicopters. These are located at airports and in hospital compounds.
The rate of violent crime is low and most areas of Prague are safe to walk around even after dark. Be careful on Wenceslas Square. It is usually packed with tourists and the crowds make things easy for pickpockets. There have also been cases of trusting “love-seekers” being robbed of all their money at night .
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