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:
is 4 hours 10 mins
York is 10 hours 40 mins
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)
International Airport Information
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Czech Republic can be accessed via Germany, Poland, the Slovak
Republic or Austria.
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).
(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.