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Czech Republic Getting There - International Travel
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Air

The national flag carrier is Czech Airlines (OK). There are also some small airlines. Information can be obtained from Czech Airlines, City Service Centre, V Celnici 5, 11000 Prague 1 (telephone: (2) 2010 4310 (reservations office). The airline also has an office in London (telephone: (0870) 444 3747 (reservations)).

Approximate flight times

From Prague to:

 London is 4 hours 10 mins

 New York is 10 hours 40 mins

International airports

Prague International Airport (PRG) (Ruzyné) is 16km or 10 miles from the city.

Transport to and from Airport

Airport bus (Cedaz) every 30 minutes from 06:00-21:00 (travel time – 30 minutes); 119 bus approximately every 10 minutes, from 04:25-23:40, (travel time – 20 minutes).

Mini-bus taxis to the city centre (24-hour service, there is a surcharge at night).

Larger hotels operate frequent shuttle-bus services during the summer months to the major hotels in the city.

Car Hire (Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, National, Sixt and others)

Prague International Airport Information

Rail

The Czech Republic is part of the European InterCity network. The most convenient routes to the Czech Republic from Western Europe are via Vienna, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Nuremburg, Munich, Würzburg or Zurich to Prague.

The Vindobona Express is a daily through train that travels from Vienna to Prague (main station) and on to Berlin. Rail travel information is available from Czech Railways (telephone: (2) 2461 4030; email: info@cdrail.cz)

Road

The Czech Republic can be accessed via Germany, Poland, the Slovak Republic or Austria.

Bus

There is an international bus network covering many European cities. There are connections to Amsterdam, Frankfurt/M, London, Munich, Vienna and other main cities from the Florenc and Zelivskeho Bus Terminals (Metro stations). Kingscourt Express runs services Monday to Saturday between London Victoria to Prague and Brno (telephone: (2) 6671 3032; fax: (2) 6671 2177). Eurolines (4 Cardiff Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, L41 1PP; telephone: (08705) 143 219; fax: (01582) 400 694), National Express also operates beween Prague and other european cities.
Useful travel links
Czech Airlines Czech Republic National Airline
Easyjet Low cost airline with extensive flights to Prague
Hot Spots air security international daily reports
IATA international air transport association