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Getting from Prague Airport to Main Train Station

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How to get from Prague Airport to Main Train Station

The main train station of Prague, officially called Praha hlavní nádraží, is a popular destination among tourists since it serves many routes around Czech Republic and other European capitals. When travelling from Prague airport to the main train station of Prague you can use 2 different transfer methods: Taxi and Bus. For a convenient and quick transfer it is ideal to hire a Prague airport taxi. The fare will be approximately 27€ (694 CZK) and the ride will take around 35 minutes. Taking the bus is less expensive and as fast as the taxi. Tickets for the Airport Express bus cost only 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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  • Meet & Greet at the gate.
  • Free cancellation.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €27 35min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €27 35min 24/7
A trusted, professional driver will pick you up at the gate right on time. Excellent reviews, flat price, no hidden fees, free cancellation.
Bus €4.60 35min 05:30–22:00


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

The most comfortable way to travel from Prague airport to the main railway station is by taxi. Legitimate Prague airport taxis are usually white with taxi logos and roof signs. Without traffic, the ride from the airport to the train station takes approximately 35 minutes.

Taxi fare from Prague airport to main train station

Since there is no official flat fee for the trip from Prague airport to the main train station, your ride will be charged on the meter, based on distance. However, the average cost is 27€ (694 CZK). Additional charges may apply, including tolls, surcharges, or other fees.

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Hiring a taxi is ideal if you want to avoid the crowds of a busy airport and get to your accommodation as soon as possible. Contrary to the other modes of public transport, taxis offer the most convenient door-to-door services.

Editor’s Note

It is not recommended to use a taxi from the main train station since there have been reported unpleasant incidents.

Useful Tips

Make sure that the taximeter is running properly.
Always pick a taxi from the official ranks.
Ask the driver for an estimate for the cost of your ride.

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

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

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

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

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



Trip Duration

35 Min.

Waiting time is around 30 minutes.

Value for Money

The Airport Express bus operates from 05:30 a.m to 10:00 p.m.

Where do I get it from?

Airport Express buses depart from the exit D of Terminal 1 and E of Terminal 2.


Using the Airport Express bus for your transfer to the main railway station is inexpensive and fast. Moreover, the buses used are low-floor vehicles, offering easy entry and sufficient space for luggage.

Editor’s Note

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

Useful Tips

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

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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.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Prague airport to 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€). Without traffic, the journey will take approximately 35 minutes.

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

Airport Express bus tickets cost only 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 main train station in Prague called?

The main train station in Prague is called Praha hlavní nádraží and you can get there either by taxi or bus.

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