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Getting from Prague Airport to the Main Train Station

Prague's main train station, officially called Praha hlavní nádraží, is a popular destination amongst tourists as it serves many routes around the Czech Republic and other European capitals. When travelling to Prague's main train station there are 2 different transfer options: you can either take a taxi or a bus. For a convenient and quick transfer, taking a Prague airport taxi is the best option. The trip costs approximately €27 (694 CZK) and takes around 35 minutes. The bus is a less expensive option and is as fast as a taxi ride. Tickets for the Airport Express bus only costs €2.30 (60 CZK). Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Prague at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €27 35min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €27 35min 24/7 Book
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Bus €4.60 35min 05:30–22:00

How to get from Prague airport to the main train station by taxi

The most comfortable way to travel from Prague airport to the main railway station is by taxi. Official Prague airport taxis are usually white with taxi logos and roof signs. A taxi transfer from Prague airport to the train station takes approximately 35 minutes, in good traffic conditions.

Taxi fare from Prague airport to the main train station

Taxis in Prague do not have a flat fee from the airport to the main train station, your transfer will be calculated by a taximeter, which is based on the distance to your destination. However, the average cost is €27 (694 CZK). Additional charges may apply, including tolls and surcharges.

Pre-book your Prague airport transfer in order to ensure quality service and competitive pricing.

Convenience

Taking an airport taxi is ideal when wanting to avoid the airport crowds. Taxis offer a door-to-door service, in the comfort of your own private vehicle.

Editor’s Note

It is not recommended to take a taxi from the main train station as many incidents have been reported in the past.

Useful Tips

Make sure that the taximeter has been reset and turned on before starting your trip.
Always take a taxi from the official taxi ranks at the airport.
You may ask your driver for a price estimate before starting your journey to the train station.

How to get from Prague airport to the main train station by bus

Prague airport is directly connected to the main train station via a bus line. The Airport Express buses run from the airport to the train station every 30 minutes with an average travel time of 35 minutes.

How much is the bus from Prague airport to the main train station?

Airport Express bus tickets only cost €2.30 (60 CZK) per person.

Tickets can be purchased from the Prague Public Transport Information counters or straight from the bus driver.

Cost

€2.30

Trip Duration

35 Min.

Waiting time is around 30 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Airport Express bus operates from 05:30 to 22:00.

Where do I get it from?

The Airport Express bus leaves from exit D at Terminal 1 and at exit E at Terminal 2.

Convenience

Using the Airport Express bus for your transfer to the main railway station is inexpensive and fast. Moreover, the buses are low-floor vehicles, which offer easy access and lots of luggage space.

Editor’s Note

Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest train station in Prague and has many facilities such as restaurants, clothing stores, pharmacies, as well as luggage storage.

Useful Tips

Children under the age of 6 travel for free.
Airport Express bus tickets are not valid for other modes of public transport.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Prague. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Prices

DAYTIME
€27
NIGHTTIME
€27
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Prague airport to the main train station?

The average price of a taxi ride from Prague airport to the Praha hlavní nádraží main railway station is 694 CZK (€27). The journey takes approximately 35 minutes, in good traffic conditions.

How much is a bus ticket from Prague airport to the main train station?

Airport Express bus tickets cost 60 CZK (€2.30) per person and can be purchased from the Prague Public Transport Information counters or straight from the bus driver.

What is the name of Prague's main train station?

Prague's main train station is called Praha hlavní nádraží and you can get to the station either by taxi or by bus.

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