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It's approximately 12 km away from the city centre. At Prague Airport, in 2018, over 17 million passengers were recorded. Václav Havel Airport is the hub for Czech Airlines and Smartwings. It is also the base for Ryanair.

Address:


Aviatická, 161 08 Praha 6, Czech Republic

www.prg.aero/en

Minimum Connection Time in Václav Havel Airport

A key factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It's always better to check it before booking a flight. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a traveller makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. You can see the minimum time required for connections in Václav Havel Airport below.

  • Between domestic flights: 25 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 40 min.
  • Between international flights: 40 min.

Prague Airport terminals

Airport terminals are the areas or different buildings which enable air passengers to transfer between ground transportation and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from a plane. It's crucial to check the terminal prior to getting to the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, because the terminals in bigger airports can be a long distance from each other and travellers often require extra time to get to the necessary one. In Václav Havel Airport there are 4 Terminals.

Terminal 1 – flights outside the Schengen Area

Terminal 2 – flights within the Schengen area

Terminal 3 – private and charter flights

Terminal 4 – VIP flights and state visits

How to get from Prague Airport to city centre

It can be a challenge to find the best way to reach the city centre when visiting a destination for the very first time. Public transport is not always operating right at the terminals and taxis at the airport might be pricey. Our suggestion is to check all transport possibilities before the flight to make sure you choose the most suitable for your trip. 

Prague Airport bus

  • Route no. 119
    Direction: Nádraží Veleslavín metro (Line A)/tram/bus station
    Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to Nádraží Veleslavín metro (Line A)/tram/bus station
    Operating hours: are available on the regularly updated timetables on the bus stop or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 0.95 EUR, children single ticket starts from 0.5 EUR (for children aged 6 - 15 years old)
  • Route no. 100
    Direction: Zličín (metro station Line B)
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to Zličín
    Operating hours: are available on the regularly updated timetables on the bus stop or online
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 0.95 EUR, children single ticket starts from 0.5 EUR (for children aged 6 - 15 years old)

Prague Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: in front of the Arrivals Hall
    Travel time (approx.): 20 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: from 25 EUR

Where to relax in Prague Václav Havel Airport

You may have a long layover between flights, for example if you have a delayed flight or your next flight departs the next day. In such instances, it is important to be familiar with the potential places where you can pass time and have a good break between flights.

Prague Airport lounges

Lounges are places in the airport which provide passengers with services, for example food, beverages, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

  • Mastercard Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, transit area
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
    Price: 28 EUR
  • Erste Premier Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2, transit area
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Price: from 28 EUR
  • Menzies Aviation Lounge
    Location: Terminal 2, after security
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM, daily
    Price: from 28 EUR
  • Menzies Aviation Lounge
    Location: Terminal 1, after security
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM, daily
    Price: from 28 EUR

Prague Airport hotels

Sometimes when the lounges are not suitable enough for sleep, or your flight takes off the next day, you may find it necessary to stay for the night in a hotel nearby. A number of airports have hotels within the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport vicinity to reach the closest hotel. In the event you choose to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have selected some comfortable possibilities for you.

  • Courtyard by Marriott Prague Airport Hotel
    Price: from 110 EUR per night
    Address: Aviatická 1092/8, 161 00 Praha 6
    Contact: 420236077077
    Website: click
  • Holiday Inn Prague Airport Hotel
    Price: from 90 EUR per night
    Address: K Letišti 1074-32, 161 00 Praha 6
    Contact: 420236161111
    Website: click
  • Rest & Fun Center Hotel
    Price: from 97 EUR per night
    Address: Aviatická 1017/2, 161 00 Praha 6-Ruzyně
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email: info.hamburg@leonardo-hotels.com
    Website: click

Prague Airport restaurants and cafes

Feeling hungry or thirsty while travelling is the last thing you need. We have a several possibilities for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during an extensive layover, or a bite to take on board with you. Click here for a comprehensive overview of dining places in Prague Airport.

  • Costa Coffee
    Description: coffee, warm and cold drinks, desserts, sandwiches and salads
    Location: Terminal 1, public area; Terminal 2, transit area and other locations
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
  • PAUL
    Description: a French bakery
    Location: Terminal 1, transit area
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, snacks
    Location: Terminal 1, public area
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • Porto
    Description: central European style restaurant
    Location: Terminal 2, transit area
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Restaurace Praha
    Description: Czech and international cuisine
    Location: Terminal 1, public area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
  • Rancheros
    Description: healthy Mexican grill fast food
    Location: Terminal 2, transit area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily

Prague Airport shops

The airport shops are the best place to get that last-minute souvenir, or merely to kill some time before the flight. The guide below provides a selection of shops at the airport. Click here for a comprehensive description of shops.

  • Aelia
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: transit area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
  • Manufaktura
    Description: Czech cosmetic products and accessories
    Location: Terminal 1, transit area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Blue Praha
    Description: Czech souvenirs
    Location: Terminal 2, transit area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
  • Hamleys
    Description: toy store
    Location: Terminal 2, transit area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Cestovatelský obchod / Traveller Store
    Description: travel goods
    Location: Terminal 1, public area
    Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM, daily

Prague Airport car rental

Some destinations are worth seeing by car, or it might be necessary for your journey to drive. This list of car rental companies will make it easier for you to choose the right option for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: 420235362420
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: 420222324995
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: 420235325713
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Thu-Sat: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Contact: 420225345021
  • Right Cars
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
    Contact: 420228881274
  • Rent Plus
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: 420775505550

Additional services in Prague Václav Havel Airport

The list below displays some other key facilities you could require while in the airport.

  • Pharmacy
    Location: Terminal 2, Public area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat-Sun: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Contact: 420224240604
  • Large-scale games
    Location: Terminal 1, Public area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
  • Be Prague
    Location: Terminal 1, Public area
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 12:30 AM, daily
    Contact: 420777445888
  • Photo Booth
    Location: Terminal 2, Departure Hall
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily

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