Getting There and Getting Around
Václav Havel Airport Prague airport handles flights of most European carriers and also some overseas flights. It is located 30-45 minutes by car from the centre of Prague. There is a good connection between the airport and city centre by public transport buses and taxis. Unfortunately there is no subway or train connection to the city from the airport.
The public transport infrastructure consists of an intensely used integrated transport system of Prague Metro (its length is 59 km with 57 stations in total), Prague Tram System (including the "nostalgic tram" no. 91), buses, the Petřín funicular to Petřín Hill, and six ferrit. Prague has one of the highest rates of public transport usage in the world with 1.2 billion passenger journeys per annum.
Prague City Transport Fares
Travelling by city transport is possible with a valid ticket only. Passengers have to obtain their tickets before boarding the vehicle or entering the Metro system. The ticket is valid only if marked in the validation appliance.
Standard ticket: 32 CZK (children 16 CZK)
Short-term ticket: 24 CZK (children 12 CZK)
One-day (24-hour) ticket: 110 CZK (children 55 CZK)
3-day (72-hour) ticket: 310 CZK (not available for children)
The standard ticket is valid for 90 minutes and short-term ticket is valid for 30 minutes after marking. The one-day and three-day tickets are valid for all the city transport facilities and allow transfers.
For more details visit www.dpp.cz/en/fares-in-prague
The validity of tickets can be checked by the ticket inspectors of Dopravní podnik (The Prague Public Transport Company) at any time during travel or stay in the Metro system. The ticket inspector is entitled to ask the passenger to produce his or her valid ticket, to confiscate invalid tickets, and to collect a penalty (1000 CZK, if paid at once 800 CZK) in case of travel without a valid ticket. In case of unpaid freight the inspector collects a penalty 50 CZK. To prove their identity, inspectors produce yellow-and-red badges. They issue receipts for the penalty amounts.
How to get to Congress Venue (Vienna House Diplomat Prague)
From the Airport
The distance from the Vaclav Havel International Airport is approx. 8 km. A taxi ride from the airport to the congress centre will take approximatelly 20–30 minutes.It is possible to pay in cash or via credit card. The approximate cost in CZK is 500. (approx. 20 EUR). You can also travel by public transport. You can take bus no. 119 (a bus stop is located directly in front of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) from the airport to the “Nádraží Veleslavín” stop. From there, continue by metro line A in the direction of “Depo Hostivař” and get off at “Dejvická” station. Hotel is located right in front of the metro station “Dejvická”.
Tickets can be purchased in automatic machines at each metro station and some of the bus / tram stops or at newsstands. The ticket costs 32 Czech crowns (approx. 1.25 EURO) and is valid for 90 minutes. Please note that you need to mark the ticket when you enter the metro/tram/bus for the first time. Only Czech Crowns are accepted. You can change your currency directly at the airport.
From the Main Railway Station
There is metro station ”Hlavní nádraží“ (line C) directly at the Prague main railway station. Carry on just 1 station to the ”Museum“ station (line C) where you change the line C for line A (downstairs) and go to the ”Dejvicka“ station (direction ”Nemocnice Motol“). Hotel is located right in front of the metro station “Dejvická”.
Tickets can be purchased in automatic machines at each metro station and some of the bus / tram stops or at newsstands. The ticket costs 32 Czech crowns (approx. 1.25 EURO) and is valid for 90 minutes. Please note that you need to mark the ticket when you enter the metro/tram/bus for the first time. Only Czech Crowns are accepted. You can change your currency directly at the Main Railway Station.
- Using mobile taxi applications
We also recommend using worldwide or local taxi apps or for transportation in Prague.
Download the free apps from App Store or Google Play
- Using taxi services with an operator (operators speak English)
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