Vaclav Havel Airport Prague

Vaclav Havel Airport Prague

Václav Havel Airport Prague, formerly Prague Ruzyně International Airport is a modern and spacious international airport located on the northwest edge of Prague, around 17 kilometres north of the city.
Vaclav Havel Airport The journey from the airport to the city centre takes around 25-30 minutes by taxi or up to one hour by public transport.
Prague Airport has all the facilities of a modern airport: bars, restaurants and cafés, plus Czech and International shops selling "duty free" goods, luxury branded clothing and jewellery, and traditional Czech products, including local food and wines. Tax free shopping, offering savings of up to 21%, is available to passengers departing on flights bound for destinations outside the EU.

Airport map - http://map.prg.aero/

Practical Information

  • There is no train or metro connection to/from the airport. Public transport bus service links are available to underground stations on two different lines. The approximate time from the airport to the nearest metro (line A) is around 30 minutes.
  • Getting from the airport is possible by public bus, shuttle or taxi service.
  • The distance from the city centre to the airport is 20 kilometres (around 30 minutes).
  • There are three terminals. UK flights arrive and depart from Terminal 1 (with passport control) and flights from Schengen-zone countries from Terminal 2 (without passport control).
  • Use the ATMs in the arrivals hall to draw out Czech crowns rather than changing money at the airport, as bureau de change outlets tend to be overpriced.