Destination PragueDestination Prague

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Practical informationPractical information

Airport
Ruzyne Airport lies 20 kilometres to the northwest of the city centre. Taxis charge a fixed price of 650kč. There are also minibuses with shared fares. These cost 90kč to Metro A Station Dejvická and 120kč to Metro B station Námešti Republiky in Central Prague.

The cheapest solution is to go by bus. Number 119 will drop you at the Metro A station Dejvická, and bus number 100 at Metro B station Zličín (change to Metro B to get to the city centre). You can buy a transfer ticket, valid for 75 minutes, in the flight terminal (26kč) or at the ticket vending machine (30kč) at the bus stop. The bus runs between 4am and midnight.

The Airport Express runs via Terminal North 1 – Terminal North 2 – Nádraží Holešovice Metro and train station (change to metro line C to get to the city centre). A ticket costs 50kč.

Tel: +420 220 113 314
Internet: www.csl.cz

Public Transport
The underground, buses, and railway operates daily from 4am to 12.15am (night service every 30 minutes). Tickets can be purchased in tobacco shops and ticket vending machines. A transfer ticket costs 32kč (16kč for children 6-15 years) and is valid for 1 hour. A single journey (15 minutes) costs 18kč. You can choose to get an e-ticket or receive it as a text message.

Since January 2011, there has been an increase in fares on the Prague Integrated Transport tariff zones outside Prague.

For more information, see: www.dpp.cz

Taxi
For foreigners, a taxi journey in Prague often turns out to be an expensive treat. If you want to travel by taxi then call a reliable taxi firm, such as AAA. Their phone number is 140 14.

Post
The Main Post Office is located at Jindřišká 14, Praha 1 and is open every day from 02.00-24.00.
Internet: www.cpost.cz

Pharmacy
A pharmacy, which is available around the clock, can be found by calling: +420 224 946 982.
Address: Palackého 720/5, Praha 1

Dentist
If you a need dentist in an emergency, call +420 224 94 69 81.

Telephone
Country code: +420
Area code: there is none; it is already included in every local telephone number

Electricity
230 Volt

Opening times
Businesses/Shops are open Monday to Friday 9–18/19h. Saturdays between 9–12. Most shops remain closed on Sundays. Around the tourist areas the opening hours are more generous.

Emergency numbers
General: 112
Police: 158 (Policie)
Ambulance: 155 (Sanitka)
Fire Brigade: 150 (Hasiči)

VVV
Prague Information Service
Addresses:
- Staromestské námestí 1, Old Town Hall
- Rytířská 31, Praha 1
- Main Railway Station (Hlavní nádraží)
- Lesser Town Bridge Tower (Malostranská mostecká věž) - April - October
Tel: +420 12 444 or +420 221 714 444
Email: tourinfo@pis.cz

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