155 - Ambulance
150 - Fire Department
112 - European Emergency Central
156 - City Police
1180 - Information about telephone numbers in the Czech Republic
1181 - Information about telephone numbers abroad
12 444 - Prague Information Service
A telephone help line operated in Czech, English and German. Tourist information,
cultural events, public transport, phone numbers and addresses of companies,
and services, etc. Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., local calling rates.
Czech Republic has their Czech Republic phone
The search form is in Czech.
Příjmení - last name
Jméno - first name
Ulice - street
Číslo domu - house number
Obec - city/town/village
Část obce - town district
Tel. obvod - calling area (region)
Používám diakritiku - I'm using the Czech diacritical marks
(uncheck the box if you're not)
The Yellow Pages (business listings) can
be accessed here.
There are two types of payphones used in the
Czech Republic - those that accept coins and those
that accept telephone cards. Both types of payphones
used to be found easily at many locations in any town or city, but with the rapid advance of cell phones, payphones are becoming a thing of the past.
Telephone cards can be purchased at newsstands,
tobacconists ("Tabák" in Czech), at the post
office ("Pošta"), in department stores, hotels,
money exchange offices, etc. Telephone cards are convenient
longer and/or more expensive phone calls (e.g. calls abroad)
or if you are going to be making phone calls over a longer
time period and do not want to have to worry about having
coins handy at all times.
There are three main cell
phone companies in the Czech Republic with different plans
to choose from. Mobile phone numbers have 9 digits
and you can usually determine the provider by looking at the first
T-Mobile - www.t-mobile.cz
603, 604, 605, 730-739
Vodafone - www.vodafone.cz
O2 - www.o2.cz
601, 602, 606, 607, 720-729
To call abroad,
dial 00 + country code + national number of the line
being called abroad
E.g. to call a number in the United States, dial 00
+ 1 + area code + local number
For more information, visit Telefónica
O2 Czech Republic.
Internet cafés or Wifi hotspots with a high-speed Internet connection
are plentiful in the Czech Republic. In the past, you could find
an Internet café at almost every corner in Prague. With the expansion of Wifi access, you may not need to bother looking for one and can access the Internet for free at a bar, coffeeshop or a shopping mall food court.