Transit Options from Prague Airport to City Center

Here are the transportation options from Prague Airport to the city center sorted by price, from cheapest to most expensive:

Public Transport (Bus + Metro)

  • Cost: 32 CZK (1.20 EUR) for a 90-minute ticket
  • Travel Time: Approximately 45 minutes
  • Description: Bus No. 119 connects the airport with Nádraží Veleslavín metro station on line A (green). From there, you can transfer to the metro and reach the city center. This option offers the lowest cost for travelers on a budget.

Airport Express Bus (AE)

  • Cost: 60 CZK (2.20 EUR) for adults, 30 CZK (1.10 EUR) for children under 15
  • Travel Time: Approximately 35 minutes
  • Description: The AE bus provides a direct connection between the airport and Prague’s main train station, Hlavní nádraží (Main Railway Station). It’s a convenient and affordable option for travelers seeking a direct route to the city center.


  • Cost: Varies depending on demand, distance, and time of day
  • Travel Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes
  • Description: Uber offers ride-hailing services from the airport to the city center. Prices fluctuate based on factors such as demand, distance, and time of day. While generally more expensive than public transport, Uber provides a comfortable and convenient option for travelers seeking door-to-door service.


  • Cost: Approximately 550 CZK to 700 CZK (20-25 EUR)
  • Travel Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes
  • Description: Taxis are readily available at the airport and provide a convenient door-to-door service. While more expensive than public transport options, taxis offer privacy and comfort, making them a popular choice for travelers with luggage or those seeking direct transportation.

Private Airport Transfer

  • Cost: Varies depending on company, vehicle type, and transfer type (shared or private)
  • Travel Time: Approximately 30-45 minutes
  • Description: Pre-booked private transfers offer personalized service with a driver waiting for you at the arrivals hall. Prices vary depending on factors such as the transfer company, vehicle type, and whether you choose a shared or private transfer. While generally more expensive than other options, private transfers provide convenience and comfort for travelers.
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