City Transport

The Prague Metro system consists of 3 lines designated by letters: A-line  (Skalka station - Dejvicka station), B-line (Ceskomoravska station - Zlicin station), C-line (Nadrazi Holesovice station - Haje station), with transfers possible at Muzeum station (lines A and C), Mustek station (lines A and B), and Florenc station (lines B and C). The Metro is in operation daily from 0500 to 2400. The Prague Metro system is shown on Map.

Daytime operation is from 0430 to 2400. Night-time operation is from 2400 to 0430 and is provided by special night trams. Tram schedules are posted at individual stops.

The daytime and night-time operation of buses is similar to that of trams. Bus schedules are posted at individual stops.
Passengers must obtain transport tickets before boarding a bus or tram or entering the Metro system. Tickets can be purchased at selected Metro stations or in Dopravní podnik Information Centres, hotels, news stands, travel agencies, etc. Single tickets can also be bought from automatic machines located at Metro stations.

Within the city of Prague, there are price regulations which specify maximum taxi rates; the registration number and price list must be displayed on both front doors of the cab. Visitors are strongly recommended to order a taxi through non-stop dispatching offices where fare information is available in advance. The customer has the right to ask the taxi driver for a proper receipt of payment.
The Highway Code in the Czech Republic is basically the same as that in other European countries. However, the following should be kept in mind:   Railways
Non-stop information on railway schedules - tel. 2422 4200


Transport to the Airport
The airport is located on the north-west outskirts of Prague, some 20 kilometres from the City Centre. In addition to taxis and buses (No. 119 from Metro line A, Dejvická station, No. 108 from Metro line A, Hradcanska station, or No. 179 from Metro line B, Nove Butovice station) you can also use shuttle buses or microbuses with departures from Namesti Republiky station, Metro line B, or from Dejvicka station, Metro line A.

Information on airline departures and arrivals - tel. 36 7814, 2011 3322 non-stop