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Transport, Getting There

This category includes all information about using public transport in Prague, like buses, trains and taxis, as well as information on how to get to Prague from the UK by car, train, coach or plane.

Getting there by air. Most people travel to the city by air on one of the many daily low cost flights from Europe’s major cities.

By rail. Prices for rail travel are generally far more expensive than air travel and journeys may take much longer than by plane or car. Purchasing a rail pass or a ticket in advance can help minimise costs.

Getting around. Prague is a simple city to get around, especially in the centre, which is relatively small and compact. The best way is to take trams or just walk.

Our Tip: Cheap door-to-door Prague Airport Shuttle service recommended by lonely planet.

Cars Rental in Prague

A car is not necessary in Prague as much of the city is off-limits to cars and parking is mostly by permit only. If you’re heading out of town, car rental can be good option, but can be as well expensive. You can easily arrange car rental from some local …

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Getting to Prague by Car

The quickest way of taking your car to the Prague from Britain is via the Channel Tunnel (Euro Tunnel). The most direct route from Calais to Prague is via Lille, Brussels, Cologne, Frankfurt and Nuremberg, entering the Czech Republic at the Waidhaus – Rozvadov border crossing – a journey of …

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Drivers In Prague

Czechs are largely terrible drivers, pure and simple. It is not that they can’t drive, it is just that they interpret the highway code far more liberally than they ought to. Speed limits will usually be ignored, changes of lane can be done too quickly and tail-gating is commonplace; thus, …

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Train Prague to Krakow

There are many different sights and sounds that Eastern Europe can offer and one would be stupid not to take advantage of the fact that you can see many different cities in one vacation when visiting this part of the world. Once you have had your fill of the delights …

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Getting to Prague from Ireland

Probably the cheapest option is to fly directly via Czech Airlines www.CSA.cz  with some offers ranging from 150eur return, or use a low cost carrier like Ryan Air www.RyanAir.com. Ryan Air or Air Lingus www.AirLingus.com  can fly you to Prague from 24 EUR, tax excluded, one way. Another option is …

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Prague by Bike Tour

There are more than 185 kilometres of marked cycling trails in and around Prague, however most of these are mixed with automobile traffic. Nevertheless, the number of dedicated trails for both cyclists and pedestrians continues to grow. A tour of Prague by bike offers an interesting experience both for cyclists …

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