Ruzyne International Airport: About
15km W from the center T 2011 1111
Access to/from town: Bus: #119 to/from Dejvicka, last stop on Metro A, 12kc for whole journey..
CEDAZ Airport Bus to Namesti Republiky, 95kc
taxi: 300-600kc. Not recommended - they often try to overcharge tourists.
depature on June 30, 2004
|Praha has extensive services to all over Europe There are 4 train Stations - always confirm station of departure.|
Hlavni Nadrazi (hl.n.) Wilsonova
P1, Metro C: Hlavni
Nadrazi Main station. Information
offices on Gr & 1st F, Always long queues and staff are often
unhelpful, send you somewhere else.-Better to get info from CEDOK
agency, na Prikope. Wasteels Office, (upstairs from main hall)
can give information/sell tickets for International services
and under 26 discounts. There is a travel agency up the stairs
near the Gr F information office, this also gives information,
sells all kinds of transport tickets, accepts credit cards.
Tourist Office in main hall.
ATM in Gr F info office.
coin lockers: 10kc, You set your own code inside of the locker. If you forget your code, 30kc handling charge to open it.
Left luggage - articles up to 15kg- 15kc, over 15kg-30kc.
24 hrs but they take 30 min break, 3 times during 24 hrs. Check the time
Art nouveau cafe on 2nd F. Should visit, the only relaxing space in the station.
Wasteels office: M-F7-20, Sa8-15:00. sells discount international train tickets. www.wasteels.cz For -26, 25% discount. If you are not -26, you may buy a card called "Rail plus" 900kc which allow you to buy ticket with 25%.
Holesovice (Hol.): Vrbenskeho, P7
Metro C: Nadrazi Holesovice
|T3||Masarykovo Nadrazi(Mas.): Hybernska, post office(1-24:00) Metro B: nam. Republiky.|
Smichovske Nadrazi(Pr.Smv): Nadrazni,
Metro B: Smichovske nadrazi
Fare are based on 2nd Cl seat. The destinations listed below have many trains through out the day. Almost every hour. Make sure which station your train leaves and if your train requires supplement or not. If requires, buy the supplement at station to avoid surcharge on board.
|Many from hl.n. station. You may have to change at Kolin. But the connection is usually good. 2 stations: Kutna Hora hl.n.(3km from center, but near the born church.) and K.H. Mesto(near center but require another change at hl.n.). You may buy the ticket to mesto, if you don't know which one you want to go.|
|Many, Some from hl.n. & more from P.Sm. (8:04,9:04,11:04,14:04,17:04)|
|Many, Some from hl.n. & more from P.Sm $ Hol, EC Supplement 30kc. May need to change a train at Ceska Trebova. Buses are faster and cheaper.|
|Many trains. Mainly from hl.n. station. Some leave from Holesovice.|
|Many, from hl.n. & P. Sm.|
|Trains via Chomutov. Require changing a few trains. It is more expensive and takes more time. Not recommend to use trains.|
|Mainly from hl.n. 4:20,8:20,10:20,12:20,14:20,16:20,18:20,21:45|
|Many. mainly from hl.n 1 train/hr from 6:17|
|No direct train, change at Ceske Budejovice or take bus from C.Budejovice.|
Students & under 26 are often entitled
to up to 20% discount on international tickets. Wasteels Agency
(Hlavni Nadrazi train station) list and sell discounted tickets.
It's often cheaper to buy train tickets to the border towns and buy another within the new country than to buy international tickets however, our researcher had difficulty attempting this at both the Czech/Austria border and the Austria/Hungary border.
The fare between all border stations of Czech & Poland costs 15kc or 2zl such as Bohumin-Chatupki, Mezimesi-Mieroszow, Petrovice u K-Zebrzydowice, Lichkov-Miedzylesie
|International Train Fares|
* leave from T2. No mark leave from
To travel cheaply. You may buy a ticket to Breclav, and stay on the same train. Buy another ticket to Wien from Hohenau on the train.
|* leave from T2. No mark leave from T1, c:change train|
|Train to Berlin, Hamburg via Dresden Htf|
|%||need to change trains 3 times|
Other Direct International
Many more trains if you change trains
|Linz||9:17(A14:21), 15:17(A20:45), 18:17(A22:41) 9.5hrs|
|Wroclaw||15:13(A21:49), 19:23(A1:04) 6hrs|
|Krakow||21:16(A5:48) many more via Katowice, 8.5hr|
|Munich||21:45(A6:26)many more via Regensburg|
|Praha has extensive bus services international and domestic, leaving from many different stations. When buying ticket always confirm departure point.|
Praha Florenc: Krizikova,P8, Metro
B or C: Florenc. Main station.
Always long queues at ticket office and information desk. The
staff at the info counter speak simple English.
International buses: You may buy a ticket at the counter or the bus company, Tourbus office(upper floor 8:00-20:00), Eurolines(ground floor,T24298680) or from travel agencies. Domestic buses: On some domestic routes you must buy the ticket from the ticket counter, others you buy from the bus driver. It's very confusing.
left Luggage: upper floor, 30kc/day. 5-23:00
No cafe at the bus station. Some bufet near the bus station.Very few places to wait for the bus around the bus station. Probably MacDonald near 5 min on foot.
Super maket: near the Metro station.
Exchange: M-F7-18, Sa7-15, Su8:30-15:00. Cash 1.5%, T/C 3%, min. 20kc. $1=26.31, GBP1=48.10
Public toilet: 5kc(paper)
|B||Zelivskeho bus station: Metro A Zelivskeho|
|B||Smichovske Nadrazi: Metro B|
|B||Holesovice Partyzanska: P7, Metro C: nad.Holesovice|
|B||Roztyly Rysaveho: P4, Metro C: Roztyly|
National The main bus station is Florenc but many
buses leave from Zelivskeho
St and Roztyly Metro St. and more.
! Warning Always confirm the bus station and platform no. as buses leave from different departure points.
For most of the buses listed below you can buy the ticket on the bus. Check beforehand at the ticket counter inside. (Long queues, unfriendly staff).
There may be an extra charge for luggage. Bus Code
Warning: On Sa Su, the number of buses is reduced very much.
M-F 9,9:30,10,10:30,,,14,15,16,17:00 etc.
Sa 9:30, 12:00, Su 5:45, 9:30, 20:30
|Not all buses FROM Terezin stop at Florenc Station, some buses stop at Vltavska: Metro C|
|Kutna Hora (68km)||64kc||1.5hrs|
X8:15, X11:55, X12:50, X13:20, X14:55, X15:15, XN16:00, X16:50, X17:50, X18:40
|Florenc Station: Many, almost every hour|
|Telc (163 km)||108kc||2.5-3.0hr|
|(Florenc St)Many, about every 30min|
|Karlovy Vary (132km)||100-150kc||2.5hrs|
|Florenc Station. many|
|Florenc Station: 8:15, 9:15, Roztyly - MetroC: Many|
|M-F Na Knizeci Station: 7:10, 8:30, 10:30, 13:50, 17:00, Florenc 7:30, 8:15, Roztyly: 15:15, Sa N:7:10,8:30,9:15, 17:00, F:7:30,8:15, R:9:15, 15:25, Su N:7:10, 8:30, 14:45, F8:15, 10:40,16:30, R15:25 More buses from C.Budejovice.|
There are many different bus companies.
Listed below are some of the main ones: The fare varies so you'd
better to ask travel agents to book the cheapest and most convenient
Travel agencies: CEDOK, CKM and GTS
(Popular with the Ex Pat community) reserve international bus
tickets. Staff speak English and are generally helpful and familiar
with travelers needs.
Please use the price
list/timetable as a general guide only.
|Destination||Co. / Fare||Timetable|
|Bratislava||270-320kc||Many 6-21:00, 5hrs|
|Kosice||520kc||6:00(17:50) Su-Th 21:00(M-F,M7:00)|
|Wroclaw||630kc||Tu Th Su 21:00 (1:45+1)|
|Warsaw||770kc||Tu Th Su 21:00 (7:30+1)|
|Munich||950kc||M-Sa9(16), TuThF23(5:00+1) Su15:00(A22:20)|
|Other Destination N & NE|
|Helsink||3290kc||Take a bus to Stockholm and change|
|London||1800/kc||18:30(13+1), Tu17:15(11:15+1), MWFSa12:30(6:45+1)|
|Town to Town: Praha 1, Narodni 9, T2207-5407, www.spolujizda.cz This organization will match passengers with drivers heading to the same direction. The fee is set according to the distance + passenger insurance.|
|Amsterdam 1299kc||Barcelona 2066kc||Berlin 522kc|
|Bremem 836kc||Copenhagen 1105kc||Fransfurt 793kc||Geneve 1292kc|
|Hamburg 958kc||Hannover 784kc||Koln 999kc||London 1504kc|
|Leipzig 427kc||Marseille 1755kc||Milano 1282kc||Munich 592kc|
|Paris-1338kc||Rome 1645kc||Stuttgart 740kc||Wien 444kckc|
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