The Prague airport is located about 20 km north of the Prague center and it is a hub for Czech Airlines. The airport was opened in 1937. Václav Havel International Airport or shortly just Prague Airport (PRG) is the biggest airport in the Czech Republic. Map of the airport.
Services at the airport:
Airport Terminals Most flights take off Václav Havel International Airport from the North Terminals (North 1 and North 2 – in Czech: Sever 1, Sever 2). The South Terminals (South 1 and South 2) handle a few irregular flights, as well as VIP flights, special flights and small aircrafts.
For more information follow here for the official info line and FAQ.
There is no direct metro connection to the Prague airport.
To go to the Prague city center, take bus no. 119 (in front of the terminal) to Nádraží Veleslavín metro station (Green Line A) or the number 100 to Zličín (line B – yellow) – farther from the city center, and continue the journey by underground to the city center. The journey takes 45–60 minutes, fare is CZK 32 (approx. 1,2 EURO). The bus number 179 can be used for a longer journey from Prague airport to the Prague Metro station Nové Butovice (yellow Line B).
Night bus from Prague airport: To get from the Prague airport at night you have to use the bus number 510. This line leaves every hour. If you need to go to the city center, get off the bus at the stop called Štěpánská (New Town) and change to the night tram number 51. This tram passes through the city center, then continues to the Prague castle and Dejvická metro station.
For more information, call the Prague public transit company +420 296 191 817 (daily 7am – 9 pm) or write a query.
Plan of Prague Airport public transport – day (PDF file, 160kB)
Plan of Prague Airport public transport – night (PDF file, 1700kB)
Last update: 2015-04-08