one of the best public transportation systems in
Europe. The metro, trams and buses are used by two-thirds
of Prague's population and cover the majority of
the city and outskirts.
The metro especially makes
getting around town a breeze since it enables you
to cover long distances in a matter of minutes. If
you can't continue to your destination on foot, you'll
be able to catch a tram or bus from near the subway
you are flying into Prague, your first concern probably
is how to get to your destination from the airport. The Airport
- Downtown section is a good one to read.
To move around town, we recommend
using public transport over driving or taking
The traffic situation in the city center has
become pretty bad in the past decade.
If you do need to drive or take a cab, read
the Parking and Taking
a Taxi pages.
If you're going to be staying in
Prague for a few days, you may want to buy a tourist pass
that will enable you to use any type of mass transit as
many times as you want within the time period for which
your pass is
list of passes and other ticket information is
provided on our Tickets
& Passes page.
Online Schedules and Connections You can look up Prague public transport schedules and connections at dpp.cz.
Enter the names of your two stops in the From and To fields and you'll
get results for all types of Prague public transport that connect the two