Arriving by train
Prices for the train ride to Prague
The German Railways advertises current Spring / Summer 2015 with the slogan
“From the train to Prague 39,- Euro – the Golden City offers!”
Another cheap way, from Bavaria to travel by train to Prague, is this Bavaria-Bohemia Ticket Deutsche Bahn for up to 5 People in local trains. Included in the ticket are all lines in Bavaria and the Bavarian-Czech border region. How to get this ticket, for example, to to Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary) or Pilsen (Plzen). You buy a connection card of the Czech Railways (Czech Railways CD), which is often available for less money. How much does a trip from Pilsen to Prague only about 6-10 €.
Prague Main (Wilson) station
is the main station of the Golden City. This is approached, inter alia, of trains from the direction of Nuremberg. The “Alex”, the daily Munich connects to change trains via Regensburg / Schwandorf for regional transport plan with Prague, also ends here. The direct SCs Prague – Vienna and the night train with coaches to / from Vienna to start or. end here. And can be reached from the main train all regions of the Czech Republic. Also, start and end here, the two trains to and from Zurich .in Switzerland The CNL “Canpous” runs over Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt and Basel. The express train “Matthias Braun”/”Viennese Waltz” rolls over Linz, Salzburg and Innsbruck, here the tickets are cheaper than in the CNL.
is the destination station, if you come from Dresden. This is a little further away from the city center (30 Minute walk), but has links to the metro network. This station is from the ECs between Budapest and Berlin / Hamburg and the ECs Vienna-Prague(-Berlin) approached, which, however, as the next station Praha Hlavni nadrazi serving.
Located in the western part of the city, the fast trains from Central Station to Plzen / Cheb hold also, as well as the Alex from Munich. There is a connection to the subway, as well as numerous tram lines. Nearby there is a larger shopping center.
Interesting only for domestic services. From here start fast trains to Ústí nad Labem and Cheb. The train station is only 5 Located minutes walk from Central Station. He does not have foreign connections.
Bus ride to Prague
By Bus Prague is Berlin Linien Bus, To achieve regional transport Dresden and Euro Lines low.
For many years, from the web, among other things from Nuremberg several times a week of “Express Prague” used.
The trip from Nuremberg to Prague in the modern, good farming coach usually takes about 4 Hours; one way (reservations required) in the 2. Class costs in the tariff “Europe Special” EUR 19,00; in the 1. Category EURO 29,00. These prices are of course dependent on the availability and subject to change at any time. Currently advertises Euro Lines even with prices starting from 9.- Euro:
From Vienna, Prague is well with the Remote buses from Eurolines available, can also be booked through the website of the West bus. The WESTbus drives in addition to the Euro Lines connection from Vienna, nor of Graz and Linz directly to the Prague Main Railway Station. The bus is usually cheaper than the train, but not always faster, it comes as usual on the market; Traffic jams are possible, especially in the peak tourist season, in busy periods such as Easter, Pentecost etc.
Euro Lines currently offers in April 2015 than Destination cities in Germany following on towns: Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Braunschweig, Dresden, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hanover, Heidelberg, Ingolstadt, Karlsruhe, Cologne, Magdeburg, Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Saarbrucken, Stuttgart and Ulm.
In some places there is downhill for the option, in the Business class to travel. Advantages of this Beach: quality seats offer more legroom, interest just for tall customers. In addition, WiFi, 240 Volt power supply, Magazines and Newspapers, as well as a bottle of high-quality water is included in the price here.
Prague has two important Busbahnhofe: Florenc and Rotzyly. The international long-distance buses arrive almost always in Florenc. At the metro station then go to the Metro lines B or C in about 5 Minutes directly into the center of Prague.
What you should consider, are the names of the tags, otherwise the city is well signposted. The traffic density increases, the closer you get to the center. Out of town valid: overhauled the Faster! The roads are not always in a good condition, after the winter there are many potholes. A Motorway vignette For Cars duty, who drives a motorcycle, can not this issue go to Prague.
Vignette prices of motorways in the Czech Republic for Cars up 3,5 Tons currently in summer 2015:
1 Valid week – 310,- CZK (D)
1 Valid month – 440,- CZK (M)
Annual coupon – 1.500,- CZK (R)
Sanctions: Used are toll roads without a valid vignette, can be fined up to 5 000 CZK (in administrative procedures even up to 500 000 CZK) levied.
In the entire city of Prague are no parking or parking fees Required. The Prague Integrated Transit system also includes selected Park&Ride reception car parking facilities, which are created in the vicinity of public transport. There is secure parking with direct access to the subway, for a fee of 10,- CZK has to be paid – regardless of parking time.
Park and Ride parking is available at the following locations:
Prague 4, Chilská Street (Metro line C, Station Opatov)
Prague 5, Bucharova Street (Metro line B, Station New Butovice)
Prague 5, Radlická Street (Metro line B, Radlická station)
Prague 5, Zličín (Metro line B, Station Zličín)
Prague 5, Radotín (at the railway station)
Prague 7, Holešovice railway station (Metro line C, Station Holešovice Station)
Prague 8, Palmovka (Metro line B, Station Palmovka)
Prague 9, Cíglerova Street (Metro line B, Paradise Garden Station)
Prague 9, Chlumecká Street (Metro line B, Station Černy most)
Prague 10, V Rybníčkách Street (Metro line A, Station Skalka)
After completion of the operation to Metro 1.00 Clock at night close the parking. For uncollected vehicles is a charge of 100,- CZK due.
The chi-European transport rules are broadly the EU rules. However, there is absolute for motorists Alcohol ban and it must even during the day with low beam be driven. The Top speed is for cars 130 km / h on the motorway, 90 km / h on country roads and 50 km / h in towns. You have seat belts, Children must be secured with appropriate child safety seats. Mobile phones may be used while driving, such as in Germany only with hands-free.
Flights to Prague
Addiction is a flight to Prague, you can at the many offerings of airlines, have the Prague as a destination in its portfolio, sure to find the one or the other bargain. On our page about Cheap Flights to Prague you will surely find the right offer for you specially from a wealth of flight deals.
But often the offer is not that great promise as the advertising campaigns. A flight from 19.- Euro will be then very rare and hard to find. A recent test in summer 2015 shows a price example, as well also very common in practice, Since then you have been with the 200 Euro more count on spending for the flight 😉
The Vaclav Havel Prague Airport (PRG) is the international airport in the Czech capital and also serves as a hub for the national carrier CSA Czech Airlines. It is located about 15 miles west of downtown and has both modern passenger terminal 1 and 2.
The following airlines fly Prague-Ruzyně from German speaking out on (all are in terminal 2 handled):
- Austrian Airlines from Vienna
- CSA Czech Airlines from Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Geneva, Hamburg, Hannover and Zurich
- German Wings from Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Cologne / Bonn
- Lufthansa from Frankfurt and Munich
- Swiss Basel, Geneva and Zurich
It is, for example, at the airport, where you land on the terminal 2, at least from the countries of the Schengen Agreement. A detailed look at the ATMs at the airport.
Why it would be best just to avoid the exchange offices, is in the article “From the airport to the city of Prague“. Drag the corresponding number of crowns from the vending machine, as you need for now. Perhaps a few more crowns in between for the small thirst. Possibly “runs” You indeed one or the other delicious Pils, or a sandwich on the way.
Prague has an excellent public transport system, with which one can move conveniently located in the city. A single ticket costs 32 Crowns (such as. 1,20 Euro). Worth it, Day- to buy or 3-day tickets, since these are valid for all public transport (Bus, Tram and Metro). Better than a 3-day ticket (310 Kronen as. € 11,30) is respectively 24 To buy tickets hours, this cost 110 Crowns (such as. € 4). In general, one should always remember, his ticket stamped / devalue, since otherwise regarded as Dodger and the penalties for a “Replacement ticket” are quite high. For more information about prices, Departure times u.ä. can be found on the website of the Prague Public Transport Company (Danger, updated timetables are available only in Czech version).
Taxi in Prague
A taxi ride in the city of Prague will cost a base price of 40 Crowns, of kilometers driven costs about 30 Crowns to book.
From the airport in Prague's Old Town, the taxi costs about 6-700 Crowns, from the Old Town of Prague Prague Castle is for the taxi about 300 to 400 To pay crowns. On the side of Prague airport taxi You will find the current prices and can also pre-order a taxi online. It makes sense, to negotiate the price in advance with the Taxista.
The Taxistas usually speak English, often German, at least the numbers and the places they understand determined. Caution, if the Taxista neither English nor can speak German with you or wants. Better to take a colleague, then there is no major (Linguistics) Issues.
Metro in Prague
The pünkliche clean and Prague Metro is published annually by 600 Million passengers used. The metro has 3 Lines and 57 Stations.
The available underground lines are:
Line A (Green) – from east to west
Line B (Yellow) – from east to west
Line C (Red) – from north to south
We have 2 new lines and new stations in planning.