Prague’s location in the heart of Europe makes the city easily accessible to travellers from almost all countries. The maximum flying time from all major European cities is 2.5 hours. 52 airlines fly to 110 destinations in 42 countries from Václav Havel Airport Prague, which is one of the busiest airport. There are also low cost providers. The Airport has two Terminals, Terminal 1 and 2.
Prague has several train stations, international trains are likely to arrive at the Main Railway Station (Hlavní Nádraží). There are also some international arrivals at Holešovice Station (Nádraží Holešovice). These stations are connected to the underground line C (red line) which leads directly to the Prague Congress Centre
You can reach Prague by highway from all directions:
- From the North – Highway E55
- From the South – Highway E50
- From the West – Highway E50
- From the East – Highway E67
The Prague Congress Centre is adjacent to the North-South Prague City Expressway – follow the road signs for Kongresové centrum Praha
Getting from the Airport to the Congress Venue
The Prague Congress Centre can be easily reached by metro line C (red line) to the station “Vyšehrad”, the PCC is located just in front of the metro station. Tickets can be purchased in automatic machines at each metro station. The ticket costs 26 Czech crowns (approx. 1 EURO) and is valid for 75 minutes. Please note that you need to mark the ticket when you enter the metro/tram/bus for the first time.
From the Airport
The distance from the Prague-Ruzyne International Airport is 15 kilometers. A taxi ride from the airport to the Prague Congress Centre will take approximately 30–45 minutes and costs about 25 EUR. You can also travel by public transport. Go by bus No. 119 to the underground station “Nádraží Veleslavín” and carry on to the station “Museum”. Then change to line C and go to the station “Vyšehrad”. The PCC is just next to this station. You will need to buy a ticket for CZK 32 for this journey.
From the city centre
There is a north-south highway just in front of the PCC and the PCC itself is very easily accessible by taking the underground to “Vyšehrad” station, metro line “C”.
Visit these sites for more information:
- Prague Public Transport (DPP): http://www.dpp.cz/en/
- Václav Havel Airport: http://www.prg.aero/en/
- Czech Railways (ČD): https://www.cd.cz/en/default.htm
Getting around Prague for free
Thanks to a generous support of the City of Prague all the registered participants will be able to use the public transportation for free.
Please collect your travel card at the Registration desk.