Travel Guide: Travel to Prague
Our travel guide explains how to get to Prague. Most visitors fly, in which case we advise booking flights direct with an airline, then return to Prague Experience to book the rest of your trip: airport transfers, city centre hotels, sightseeing and entertainment.
Flights to Prague
International flights arrive at Prague Airport, officially Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. It has two passenger terminals and is located 17km outside the city.
|Direct Flights to Prague from the UK|
||London City, London Heathrow|
|easyJet:||Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester|
||Birmingham, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle|
||Edinburgh, Liverpool, London Stansted|
||Birmingham, London Gatwick|
|Wizz Air:||London Luton.|
Flights to Prague
|Direct Flights to Prague from Ireland|
Direct Flights to Prague from Europe
|Czech Airlines:||Many European cities|
||Amsterdam, Basel, Milan, Naples, Paris, Venice|
||Cologne-Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Lyon|
|Norwegian:||Bergen, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm|
||Barcelona, Budapest, Brussels, Krakow, Malaga, Milan, Rome, Trapani, |
|| Alghero, Almeria, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bologna, Bratislava, Bucharest, Burgas, Cagliari, Catania, Chania, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Dusseldorf, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Heraklion, Ibiza, Karpathos, Kavala, Kefallinia, Kiev, Kos, Kosice, Lamezia Terme, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Las Palmas, Madrid, Menorca, Milan, Malaga, Naples, Nice, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Paris, Podgorica, Porto, Preveza, Rhodes, Rome, Samos, Seville, Split, Stockholm, Tenerife, Thessaloniki, Tirana, Valencia, Varna, Zakinthos|
|| Bari, Milan, Naples, Reykjavik, Venice.|
|Direct Flights to Prague from the USA & Canada|
|Direct Flights to Prague from the Middle East |
|Direct Flights to Prague from Russia & Former Soviet Republics
|Czech Airlines:||Czech Airlines fly to many destinations in Russia and the former Soviet Republics, reaching into Asia|
|You can book a taxi from Prague Airport to your hotel here: Prague airport transfers (we can also pick you up from any Prague train or coach station).
|Train Times & Tickets|
Check train times and buy tickets at České dráhy (Czech Railways), available in Czech, English and German (select 'en' or 'de' on the top right-hand corner of the page).
Alternatively, purchase tickets either in advance or on the day of travel from any Prague railway station. Tickets are generally available to all national and international destinations right up until the time of travel.
Coach/Bus Travel to Prague
The main coach terminal in Prague for international travel is Praha Florenc Bus Station
. It is 20-30 minutes walk from the city centre, so most travelers arriving with luggage take public transport
or a taxi for onward travel to their hotel.
Praha Florenc has a tram stop and metro station, Florenc (lines B & C)
. Florenc is two stops from either Muzeum metro station, which is at the top of Wenceslas Square
, or Mustek metro station, which is at the bottom of Wenceslas Square
and nearer the Old Town
Coach travel to Prague
Car parking in Prague
Car Travel to Prague & Car Parking in Prague
Motorists can drive into Prague reasonably easily, although in rush hours there can be heavy congestion.
Car parking is available all over Prague: in public and private car parks, hotel car parks and on the streets.
Street parking by meter is possible in many areas. Parking meters permit stays of up to six hours during the day, and overnight. The roads off Wenceslas Square
are amongst the most accessible, for example Washingtonova street near Muzeum - map
|To ensure your vehicle is guarded, which is advisable overnight, use a car park. The following cars parks are in the city centre (Prague 1):|
|Millennium Plaza (Republic Square): V Celnici 10,
+420 221 033 080.|
600czk per day. Advance reservations are not possible. Limited places.
|Parking Rudolfinum (Old Town): Alsovo nábřeží 12,
+420 222 328 687.|
660czk per day. Advance reservations are not necessary.
|Palladium Shopping Centre, Republic Square,
Prague 1. Tel: +420 225 770 310. Email: email@example.com. 700czk per day. Advance reservations are not necessary.|
|Garaze Opletalova (Wenceslas Square): Opletalova 9,
+420 224 210 879. 720czk per day. Advance reservations are necessary.
|National Theatre: Ostrovni 1,
+420 224 901 443. 720czk per day.|
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Advance reservations are not necessary.
|Slovan Garages (Prague State Opera): Wilsonova 77,
+420 224 210 957.
900czk per day. Advance reservations recommended.
|GPKW (Wenceslas Square): Wilsonova 2,
+420 224 226 383.|
840czk per day. Advance reservations are not necessary.
|Hotel InterContinental Prague: náměstí Curieovych 5,
+420 606 253 093.
950czk per day. Advance reservations are not necessary.
Our Prague public transport guide has information on how to travel around Prague.
|How to find cheap flights to Prague:|
|- Book flights direct with an airline.|
- Book flights as far in advance of travel as possible.
- Most expensive days to fly to Prague are usually Friday and Sunday. If possible, book at least one flight on another day.
The cheapest days to fly are usually Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.