How to Get There
At the Airport
Vaclav Havel Airport Prague handles flights from within Europe and from overseas. It is located 30 – 45 minutes by car from the center of Prague. There are good connections between the airport and the city center by public transport – buses and taxis.
Airport Information – Nonstop Phone Line
Tel: +420 220 111 888
SITA: PRGCZ7X, PRVCZ7X
There are number of transport options on offer from the airport. We recommend using Public Transport from the airport to the city center or to the Prague Congress Centre. The ticket fare is 32 CZK (1.2 EUR) covering 90 minutes including transfers between metro, trams, Prague public transport buses (lines No‘s 100 – 299 and 901 – 915), the Petřín funicular, public transport ferries and selected railway line sections.
Public Transport from/to the Prague Airport
By bus and metro
The Prague Congress Centre is right next to the Vyšehrad metro station (line C).
From the Václav Havel Airport: bus 119 to Nádraží Veleslavín - metro line A (direction Depo Hostivař) to Muzeum station - transfer to line C direction Háje to Vyšehrad station (2 stops)
From Prague main station: metro C line direction Háje to Vyšehrad station (4 stops)
From Florenc bus terminal: metro C line direction Háje to Vyšehrad station (5 stops)
Bus stops are situated in front of the arrival hall of Terminal 1 and 2.
Airport Express Bus: Prague Airport – Prague Main Train Station (metro line C) – 35 min (exclusive fare rate)
Public Transport Ticket Sale
All ISFG 2019 Congress delegates will obtain a complimentary Prague public transportation ticket valid throughout the event dates. Tickets are issued at the registration desk. You will thus need a single ticket for transfer from the airport (or main station) to the Prague Congress Centre.
Public transport counters in arrival halls of Terminals 1 & 2 are available from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ticket machines are placed at bus stops or at the arrival terminals (cash or credit card)
From a bus driver (cash required – not a recommended option)
For more information about Prague public transportation visit the website.
An airport shuttle service can be ordered via the website or on +420 800 870 888
When taking a taxi, make sure the taxi is equipped with a permanently installed yellow roof lamp with the TAXI sign in black letters. The registration number, company name and price list including the base rate, rate per kilometer and one-minute-waiting rate must be displayed on both front doors of the cab. These prices must correspond with the prices set on the meter in the cab. Customers are recommended to order a taxi with non-stop dispatching offices where the information on fares is available in advance.
The most comfortable option is to use one of many taxi services mobile applications. Czech app "Liftago" connects several taxi providers in one application. Install and use it as it is safe and reliable.
In the city center taxis are easy to hail from the street, but we strongly recommend that you use hotel taxis or obtain taxis by phone through the radio taxi service e.g. AAA (+ 420 14 014), City Taxi (+420 257 257 257) or Speed Cars (+420 224 234 234).
Boarding charge: approximately 40 CZK.
Journeys within the city: approximately 28 CZK/ 1 kilometer. Do not board the taxi without finding out if there is a fixed rate.
Participants arriving by car are advised to use the underground parking space available. Parking fees are not included in the registration fee. The parking fee is 50 CZK/hour or 500 CZK/24 hours. The parking ticket can be paid either via cash or credit card.
Bike Sharing and Rental
You can explore Prague in an exciting way connected with a healthy life style. You can either enjoy sightseeing in the city center or relaxing along the Vltava river.
Many of us use the community bike sharing service Rekola www.rekola.cz. Install the mobile app, create your account, validate your credit card, find the pink bike and use it. Very easy. The fare is 32 CZK for 60 minutes ride or 320 for 15 rides.
Or use some bike rentals options including: