How to get to Budapest

Getting to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is relatively easy and there are several transportation options available. Here is a complete guide to help you plan your trip:

By Air

Prague has an international airport, Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG), which is located about 17 km northwest of the city center. It is served by a variety of airlines including Czech Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet, and Lufthansa. From the airport, you can take a taxi, bus or metro to get to the city center.

By Train

Prague has several train stations, with the main one being Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (Prague Main Station), which is located in the city center. Trains from other European cities arrive here, as well as from other parts of the Czech Republic. You can check schedules and book tickets online through the Czech Railways website or other European train booking sites.

By Bus

There are several international and local bus companies that operate to and from Prague. The main bus station is Florenc, which is located in the city center. Popular bus companies include Flixbus, Regiojet, and Eurolines.

By Car

Driving to Prague is also an option. The city is connected to other European cities by highways and there are several rental car companies at the airport and in the city center. However, driving in Prague can be challenging due to heavy traffic and limited parking.

Getting around Prague

Prague has a good public transportation system consisting of trams, buses, and metro lines. You can buy tickets at metro stations, newsstands, or online through the DPP website. Taxis are also available, but it is recommended to use a reputable taxi company to avoid overcharging.


  • Consider using a travel app or map to help you navigate the city.
  • Prague is a popular tourist destination, so book your accommodation in advance to get the best deals.
  • Be aware of pickpockets and scams, especially in crowded tourist areas.
  • Learn a few Czech phrases, such as “dobrý den” (hello) and “děkuji” (thank you), as this can be helpful in communicating with locals.