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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 from Prague Airport to the main train station there are 3 different transfer options: taxi, private transfer or bus.

For a convenient and quick transfer, taking a Prague Airport taxi is the best option. The trip isn’t too costly and takes just 30 minutes. Alternatively, the Airport Express bus is a less expensive option, costing just €4 (CZK 100).

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Comparison of the options

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OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
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Taxi €31 30min 24/7
Bus €8 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 or yellow with taxi logos and roof signs. A taxi transfer from Prague Airport to the train station takes approximately 30 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, so your transfer will be calculated by a taximeter, which is based on the distance to your destination. Nevertheless, the average cost of a taxi from Prague Airport to the railway station is €31 (CZK 725).

*Additional charges may apply, including tolls and surcharges.

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Cost

€31 (CZK 725)

Trip Duration

30 Min

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are always available at Prague Airport.

Where do I get it from?

You can easily locate the official taxi ranks outside each terminal.

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

The airport is directly connected to the main train station via an express bus service. The Airport Express buses run from Prague 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 €4 (CZK 100) per person.

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

Cost

€4 (CZK 100)

Trip Duration

35 Min

Waiting time is around 30 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The AE Express runs from 05:30 until 22:00.

Where do I get it from?

The AE Express bus leaves from the bus stop just outside of Terminal 1 and 2 every 30 minutes.

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

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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 €31 (CZK 725). However, surcharges may apply. The journey takes approximately 35 minutes, in good traffic conditions. For a guaranteed fixed fare and reliable English-speaking driver, you can book a private transfer in advance.

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

Airport Express bus tickets cost €4 (CZK 100) per person and can be purchased from the Prague Public Transport Information counters, online 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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