Prague Public Transport Tickets and Passes

Depending on how much you'd like to use public transport in Prague, you have several options for the type of ticket to use.

Short-Term Tickets (30 min. to 3 days)
Ticket Validator at a Metro Station
You can choose from several types of short-term tickets to travel around Prague (see below). They can all be used on any type of public transport as many times and with as many transfers as you like for the duration of the time period for which they are valid. To mark the start of the validation period, you must punch the ticket in one of the validation machines that are located at the entrance to every metro station and on trams and buses.

Short-term tickets can also be used for traveling from and to the Prague airport on buses 119 and 100 (not valid on Airport Express buses connecting the airport with the main train station).

30-minute ticket 90-minute ticket 24-hour ticket 72-hour ticket
Adult: 24 CZK
Child 6 - 15 y.o.: 12 CZK*
Senior 60 - 70: 12 CZK*
Child under 6: free
Seniors over 70: free**
Adult: 32 CZK
Child 6 - 15 y.o.: 16 CZK*
Senior 60 - 70: 16 CZK*
Child under 6: free
Seniors over 70: free**
Adult: 110 CZK
Child 6 - 15 y.o.: 55 CZK*
Senior 60 - 70: 55 CZK*
Child under 6: free
Seniors over 70: free**
Adult: 310 CZK
Child 6 - 15 y.o.: 310 CZK
Senior 60 - 70: 310 CZK
Child under 6: free
Seniors over 70: free**

*If checked, a child aged 6 - 15 or senior aged 60 - 70 must show the inspector a special certificate proving their age (issued by the Prague Public Transit Co. for a small fee)
**If checked, a senior over 70 must show the inspector an ID or passport proving his/her age

Long-Term Tickets (1 month - 1 year)

If you live in Prague or plan to stay for an extended time period and expect to take public transport frequently, it is a good idea to buy one of the long-term tickets offered by the city of Prague. It can either be issued based on your photo ID (only you can use the ticket) or you can buy a transferrable ticket without an ID. More information can be found on the Prague Public Transit website. These tickets can be used on all types of public transport for an unlimited number of journeys.

30-day ticket 90-day ticket 150-day ticket 365-day ticket
550 CZK

Transferrable: 670 CZK
1,480 CZK

Transferrable: 1,880 CZK
2,450 CZK

Transferrable: ---
3,650 CZK

Transferrable: 6,100 CZK

Where Are Tickets Sold?

Ticket Vending MachineShort-term tickets:
Short-term tickets are sold through yellow ticket vending machines (also in English), at ticket offices located at many metro stations, at Tabák/Trafika stores and newsstands, and in tourist information centers.

You can also buy short-term tickets with your mobile phone by sending the text message "DPT24" or "DPT32" or "DPT110" or "DPT310" to the number 902 06. Your ticket will usually be sent to your phone within one minute. You can only board a tram or bus and enter the paid subway zone after your ticket has been received into your phone. If you accidentally delete your valid ticket, you can get a copy for 3 CZK by sending the text message "DPTA" to no. 900 06 03.

Another way to buy Prague public transport tickets is by using the handy Lítačka app where you can also check transit schedules.

Long-term tickets:
Long-term tickets are sold at ticket offices at many metro stations (a full list can be found on the Prague Public Transit site) and at the Prague Public Transit Central Office at Na Bojišti 5, Prague 2 (near the I. P. Pavlova metro station). Ticket offices at the metro are usually open Monday - Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. All ticket offices are closed on national holidays, only the following infocenters are open: Prague Airport, Můstek, Anděl, Hlavní nádraží (main train station).

myCZ tip: Online Schedules and Connections
You can look up Prague public transport schedules and connections on the Prague Public Transit Co. website at 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 stops.

Source: Prague Public Transit Co.