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).
Unfortunately there is no direct metro or train connection to the city , leaving public buses and the Airport Express bus line as the only budget transport options from the airport to the city centre. For the fastest transport to the city centre or the nearest metro station it is recommended to use bus route no.
In general, the waiting time is around 10 minutes, but during rush hours it could be as long as 30 minutes. The ride from the airport to downtown (Wenceslas Square or Old Town Square) will cost from 300 CZK ($12.00), depending on traffic. Still, it’s one of the best options to get from and to the airport .
When departing Prague from Staromestska Metro Station (green Line) to Nadrazi Veleslavin then Bus 119 to Airport allow 40 minutes for the journey.
The average price of a taxi ride from Prague airport to the city centre of Prague is 694 CZK (27€). Without traffic, the journey will take approximately 35 minutes.
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.
here are the 5 things not to miss when visiting Prague : Visit the Old Town Square Eat Trdelník. Visit the Old Town Square. Stroll across the Charles Bridge at sunset. Hike up to Prague Castle. Enjoy a good night out. Get lost in the Jewish Quarter.
Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Prague should cost around Kč196 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner . The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Prague is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices .
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.
So no tipping ! The best TAXI services in Prague are Liftago or Uber . Tips are not expected. GUIDES – optional, if you join a free tour where the guides are paid from tips only, you should leave them around 200 – 300 CZK / person.
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.
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 .
Strip Clubs Now, onto the stag do essentials. As mentioned earlier, New Town is brimming with strip clubs. It’s, unofficially, Prague’s ‘ Red Light District ‘ – boasting a bevy of beautiful Czech girls. Goldfingers is one of the most recognised spots in Wenceslas Square, set in a former theatre.
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.
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.