How to get to Prague?

Arriving by train


By Alex to Prague

Prague Main (Wilson) station, the central station. 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.

Prague-HoleΕ‘ovice, 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.

Praha-SmΓ­chov: 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.

Praha-Masaryk: 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.

A very 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). There you can buy a port map of 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 €.



By Bus Prague is Berlin Linien Bus, To achieve regional transport Dresden and Euro Lines low.

Since August 2009 is u.a of the DB Bahn. from Nuremberg several times a week the “Express Prague” used.

The trip from Nuremberg to Prague in the modern, farming coach takes i.d.R. 3:45 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(Stand:July 2011).

From Vienna, Prague is well with the Eurolines available, can also be booked through the website of the Westbus. 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 cheaper than the web in any case, and also faster.


  • Bus St. Wilson: Nuremberg
  • UAN Florenc Bus Terminal: Czech Budejovice, Linz, Vienna, Plzeň – Munich – St. Gallen – Zurich – Bern – Geneva

By car


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: the obsolete faster! The roads are not always in a good condition, after the winter there are many potholes.

A vignette is compulsory for cars, who drives a motorcycle, no need to buy. In the entire city of Prague are no parking or parking fees Required!

Flights to Prague

Flughafen in Prag
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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-RuzynΔ› 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, 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.

Urban Mobility

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.Γ€. can be found on the website of the Prague Public Transport Company (Danger, updated timetables are available only in Czech version).

Taxi in Prag

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.


Ein Taxi in Prag

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 Prag 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 Prag

The pΓΌnkliche clean and Prague Metro is published annually by 600 Million passengers used. The metro has 3 Lines and 57 Stations.


Rolltreppe zur Metro in Prag

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.