Travel to Prague: Cheap buses, trains and flights

About Prague

The Czech capital's fairy-tale atmosphere is perfectly complemented by the city's cobblestone streets, ancient squares and medieval churches. Prague, which has been perfectly preserved from the middle ages, is one of Europe's most walkable cities and features a medieval castle dating from the 9th-century. History is always palpable in Prague, with an Old City that has remained unchanged for over a millennium.

Quick Guide to Prague

Must Know The Czech Republic does not use the Euro. Travelers to Prague will have to exchange their currency into Czech Koruna (CZK). 1 Euro is equivalent to approximately 27 CZK.
Must See Take a hike up to Prague's Castle at dusk and watch the sunset behind this medieval city.
Must Do The Czech Republic is famous for its draft beer- they even have the original version of Budweiser called Budweiser Budvar.
Must Eat Tuck into tasty Czech cuisine Trdelník, a sweet and traditional pastry.
Did You Know Dating from 1410, the Astronomical Clock in Prague’s Oldtown square is the oldest still operating in the world.

Top Experiences in Prague

Prague Castle

Standing tall above the city is Prague Castle which was built in the 9th century and is the largest ancient castle in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records. The castle has been home to Holy Roman emperors, Kings of Bohemia, currently it is now the residence of the President of the Czech Republic.


Charles Bridge

Possibly one of the most beautiful bridges in the world, the Charles Bridge amazes both locals and visitors since its completion in 1342. Connecting the Castle district with the Old Town, it’s the impressive decoration of 30 statues and statuaries, their baroque style complementing the bridge’s dramatic Gothic architecture which is considered a high point for most visitors.


Old Town Square

A highlight for many visitors, Prague’s Old Town Square has a bustling atmosphere between performing street artists, traditional markets and statues, steeped in history. These features would mean little without the surroundings of magnificent Gothic architecture, including the Church of Mother of God before Týn.



Prague

Demographics

Local Time 16:36
Czech Koruna
Population 1,100,000
Languages Czech

How expensive is Prague?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Prague costs 20.4% more than in the rest of the country.

Shopping

Prices in Prague are on average 2.5% higher than in the other cities in Czech Republic.

Public Transport

Public transport in Prague costs around 6.7% more than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Prague is about 38.2% less expensive on average than in the rest of Czech Republic.

Arriving in Prague

Trains arrive at Praha hlavní nádraží station in the center of Prague only a 5-10 minute walk to Wenceslas Square. The station is also connected to Prague’s metro line C, while numerous tram routes (5, 9, and 26) depart from outside.
Buses to Prague arrive at ÚAN Florenc station located at the junction of metro lines B and C. Floerec station is also close to both metro and bus stops while also being within walking distance of some of Prague’s major sights.
Flights to Prague land at Václav Havel Airport located approximately 10 kilometers from the city. 4 bus lines, including the Airport Express, connect the airport with Prague’s central train station. It takes approximately 25 minutes to reach the city center from the airport.

Traveling around Prague

Given its small size, Prague is one of the most walkable capital cities in Europe. The city is very pedestrian friendly, with numerous tight alleys and limited vehicle traffic in Prague’s old city. Prague also has one of the best public transport networks in Europe, with metro, bus and tram services that connect the whole city and its outskirts. This network also includes the Petrin funicular and 6 ferries.

Popular Journeys to Prague

via Brussel, CCN, gare du Nord Praha, ÚAN Florenc
duration: 11:55 hrs
Departure
first: 18:30
last: 18:30
Arrival
earliest: 06:25
last: 06:25
  • Brussel, CCN, gare du Nord
  • Praha, ÚAN Florenc

Offers:

01/12/2015 18:30 - 06:25 79.00 €
via Bruxelles-Midi Lille Europe
duration: 00:35 hrs
Departure
first: 16:17
last: 07:17
Arrival
earliest: 16:53
last: 07:52
  • Bruxelles-Midi
  • Lille Europe

Offers:

15/05/2016 16:17 - 16:53 19.00 €
22/05/2016 07:17 - 07:52 19.00 €
via Charleroi Prague
duration: 01:30 hrs
Departure
first: 19:15
last: 10:35
Arrival
earliest: 20:45
last: 12:05
  • Charleroi
  • Prague

Offers:

12/05/2016 19:15 - 20:45 41.93 €
13/05/2016 10:35 - 12:05 86.97 €
15/05/2016 19:10 - 20:40 34.97 €
18/05/2016 10:45 - 12:15 38.49 €
22/05/2016 10:45 - 12:15 38.49 €
24/05/2016 10:45 - 12:15 28.94 €
26/05/2016 10:45 - 12:15 35.59 €
27/05/2016 10:35 - 12:05 49.93 €
28/05/2016 10:35 - 12:05 59.92 €
via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Praha, ÚAN Florenc
duration: 08:55 hrs
Departure
first: 21:30
last: 21:30
Arrival
earliest: 06:25
last: 06:25
  • Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  • Praha, ÚAN Florenc

Offers:

02/11/2015 21:30 - 06:25 39.00 €
via Luxembourg Trier Hbf Saarbrücken Hbf
duration: 02:10 hrs
Departure
first: 07:31
last: 06:12
Arrival
earliest: 09:41
last: 08:41
  • Luxembourg
  • Trier Hbf
  • Saarbrücken Hbf

Offers:

14/05/2016 07:31 - 09:41 35.90 €
16/05/2016 06:12 - 08:41 35.90 €
22/05/2016 06:12 - 08:41 35.90 €
via Luxembourg Amsterdam Schiphol Prague
duration: 22:45 hrs
Departure
first: 16:50
last: 16:50
Arrival
earliest: 15:35
last: 15:35
  • Luxembourg
  • Amsterdam Schiphol
  • Prague

Offers:

22/05/2016 16:50 - 15:35 189.42 €
via Praha, Letiště Václava Havla Praha, ÚAN Florenc
duration: 00:40 hrs
Departure
first: 08:35
last: 06:35
Arrival
earliest: 09:15
last: 07:15
  • Praha, Letiště Václava Havla
  • Praha, ÚAN Florenc

Offers:

29/05/2016 08:35 - 09:15 2.50 €
30/05/2016 06:35 - 07:15 2.50 €
via Dresden Flughafen Dresden-Neustadt Praha, hlavní nádraží
duration: 03:11 hrs
Departure
first: 06:17
last: 06:17
Arrival
earliest: 09:28
last: 09:28
  • Dresden Flughafen
  • Dresden-Neustadt
  • Praha, hlavní nádraží

Offers:

29/05/2016 06:17 - 09:28 19.00 €
30/05/2016 06:17 - 09:28 19.00 €
via Marseille Roma Fiumicino Prague
duration: 28:55 hrs
Departure
first: 10:15
last: 10:15
Arrival
earliest: 15:10
last: 15:10
  • Marseille
  • Roma Fiumicino
  • Prague

Offers:

30/05/2016 10:15 - 15:10 100.16 €