Prague International Airport is the main gateway to the city. It provides direct connections to many destinations, including major airports in Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris, London, Vienna, New York, etc.
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For attendees from neighboring countries (Germany, Poland, Austria, Slovakia), a train or bus may be a suitable (cheaper) choice. For train connections, consult your local carrier. For bus connections, RegioJet and FlixBus are the major players.
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Obviously, an option. Probably the least favourable. If you stay in a hotel and the hotel offers a parking lot, we suggest you to use it, otherwise you will have a hard time to find a parking place in the city center.
Prague Honest Guide on Going to Prague by car.
- Public transportation system in Prague contains Metro, trams, and buses.
- Public transport is safe, clean, reliable, and on-time. Route planner and another Route planner.
- Complimentary passes for the public transport for the GECCO participants (covering tariff zones P, 0, and B ) will be available at the registration desk. For other persons, and for traveling before or after the conference, see Prague transport fares.
- After midnight: Metro closes soon after midnight – transportation is then possible using the night buses which are not so frequent.
- How to buy a ticket for public transport,
- Travelling around Prague, and
- Prague public transport at night.
General information about using Taxi in Prague.
- Maximal prices are regulated: 40 CZK boarding (base fare), 28 CZK/km driving, 6 CZK/min waiting. Payment in cash only in most taxis. No receipt means no obligation to pay.
- Call-on-taxis usually offer better prices and more reliable service. Phone numbers to several companies are here.
- Approximate prices: airport - congress center (600-800 CZK ~ 24-32 EUR), airport-city center (500 CZK ~ 20 EUR).
- Hotels often offer private transport for slightly higher prices, but higher quality as well – inform yourself at the desk.
PID page on How to get from Prague Airport to City Center
There are 3 possible routes:
- Take Bus no. 119 at the airport, it brings you to station "Nádraží Veleslavín" of Metro line A, which brings you to the city center. You can then change to Metro line B at station "Můstek", or to Metro line C at station "Museum". Usual Prague fare applies here.
- Take Bus no. 100 at the airport, it brings you to station "Zličín" of Metro line B, which brings you to the city center. You can then change to Metro line A at station "Můstek", or to Metro line C at station "Florenc". Usual Prague fare applies here.
- Take Bus AE at the airport, it brings you to the main railway station ("Hlavní nádraží") in the city center. You can change there to Metro, line C. In bus AE, you have to buy a ticket from the driver for 60 CZK.