Prague has a rich and well-working public transportation system where you can choose between buses, trams, metros and an enjoyable funicular. There are all kind of tickets for the public transportation; single tickets, day passes, three day passes and five day tickets. Outside these you can also buy monthly, three monthly and a full year pass. Tickets need to be validated before entering into the metro system, or as you board the bus or the tram.
Prague metro lines:
There are three lines in Prague; a green, a yellow and a red line. The first line starts around 5.00 in the morning and lasts until 24.00. The metros run regularly so there is no need to study timetables!
Prague metro map:
Below you can see a map presenting the three different metro lines in Prague.
Buses and trams in Prague:
The buses and trams start around 4.30 in the morning and travel until approximately midnight. Between midnight and 4.30 there are some night buses travelling.
There is a funicular bringing you up to the Petrin Hill. During main season this leaves between every 10th and 15th minute. Frist trip leaves around 9 in the morning. You can read more about the Petrin Hill here.
Prague public transportation price list:
You can buy tickets for public transportation from ticket machines all across the city and also by the metro stations. How much does a ticket cost?
- Valid for 30 minutes: 30 CZK
- Valid for 60 minutes: 40 CZK
- Valid for 24 hours: 120 CZK
- Valid for 72 hours: 330 CZK
Children travel free with public transportation until they reach the age of 15.