Travel Guide: Getting to Prague
Our Prague travel guide has information on flights, trains, buses and coaches.
Once your journey is booked, use Prague Experience to arrange airport transfers, city centre hotels, and for advice on sightseeing, entertainment and the rest of your trip.
Flights to Prague
International flights arrive at Prague Airport, officially known as Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. It has two passenger terminals and is located 17km outside the city.
| Flights from the UK (direct)|
||London City, London Heathrow|
||Berlin, 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
|Flights from Ireland (direct)|
Flights from Europe (direct)
|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.|
| Flights from the USA & Canada (direct)|
| Flights from the Middle East (direct) |
|Flights from Russia & Former Soviet Republics (direct)
|Czech Airlines:||Czech Airlines fly to many destinations in Russia and the former Soviet Republics, reaching into Asia|
Prague Airport Transfers
Use our airport transfers service to book a taxi from Prague Airport to your hotel (we also pick up from any Prague train or bus station). Alternatively, read our advice on travelling by public transport.
|Train Times & Tickets|
For travel from Prague, check train times and buy tickets at České dráhy (Czech Railways). The website is available in Czech, English and German (select 'en' or 'de' on the top right-hand corner of the page).
Alternatively, purchase tickets in advance or on the day of travel from any Prague train station. Tickets are generally available to all national and international destinations up until the time of departure.
Coach travel to Prague
Car parking in Prague
Car Travel to Prague - Car Parking
Motorists can drive into Prague fairly easily, although during rush hours there is heavy traffic congestion.
Car parking is available all over the city: 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, or overnight. The roads off Wenceslas Square
are amongst the most accessible, for example Washingtonova street near the National Museum
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):
|-Parking Centrum (100m from Wenceslas Square. Large multi story car park):|
+420 224 210 957.
40czk per hour. 650czk per day.
|-Wilsonova Parking (50m from Wenceslas Square. Small open-air car park):|
located on Wilsonova, just before the corner with Washingtonova.
+420 602 506 091.
60czk per hour. 1440czk per day.
|-Garaze Opletalova (near Wenceslas Square): Opletalova 9.|
+420 224 210 879. 770czk per day.
|-Parking Rudolfinum (Old Town): Alsovo nábřeží 12.|
+420 222 328 687.
660czk per day.
|-Millennium Plaza (Republic Square): V Celnici 10.|
+420 221 033 080.
600czk per day.
|-Palladium Shopping Centre (Republic Square): Namesti republiky 1.|
Tel: +420 225 770 310. 700czk per day.
|-National Theatre: Ostrovni 1.
+420 224 901 443. 720czk per day.|
|-Hotel InterContinental (Old Town): náměstí Curieovych 5.|
+420 606 253 093.
1000czk per day.
Our public transport guide has information on how to travel around Prague.
|Tips to find cheap flights to Prague:|
|- Book flights as far in advance of travel as possible.|
- The most expensive days to fly 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.