How to Get from Prague Airport to City Center

Public transport

The most affordable and also quite fast option is bus number 119. This bus will take you to the green line of the Prague metro, Nádraží Veleslavín station, from where you can get to any part of the city. For example, when you reach Muzeum or Můstek station, you will find yourself on Wenceslas Square. The journey takes approximately 40 minutes and costs CZK 32 (about 1.3 euros).

Photo of the Counter of Prague Public Transport at the airport

You can buy tickets at the Prague Public Transport counters or the ticket machines in the arrivals halls of both the first and second terminals. Bank cards are accepted for payment, so you don't have to worry about exchanging money.

The bus stops are right in front of the terminals. You just need to leave the arrival hall and cross the road. During the daytime, buses run every 5-10 minutes.

After entering the bus, do not forget immediately stamp the ticket in the yellow validating machine. The timestamp will show the time you started your ride. A ticket, which costs 32 CZK, is valid for 90 minutes. Keep it until the end of the trip. The same ticket is valid on the metro. There is no need to buy a new one at Nadrazi Veleslavin station. Neither you should stamp the old one again.

Photo of the bus Stop in front of the Terminal 2, Prague

You can also use AE buses (airport express) to get to the Main Train station (Hlavni Nadrazi). The journey takes approximately 45 minutes, and you can purchase the ticket form a driver for 60 CZK. To choose the best route, use the website of Prague Public Transport.

Photo of the Counters of Taxi Services at Prague airport

Taxi

There are counters of several taxi service providers in the arrival halls, and you can order a car there. The trip from the airport to the city center costs 25-35 euros. Alternatively, you can use UBER or BOLT, where you will see the cost of the trip in advance.

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