The whole integrated transport system in Prague is organised by the Regional Organiser of the Prague Integrated Transport (ROPID). All information about Prague´s transport services can be found on the Prague Public Transport Co. website, or in any of their information centres, and on the ROPID website.
Fares – travelling in Prague
The basic transfer ticket for an adult costs 32 CZK and is valid for 90 minutes. For shorter distances lasting no more than 30 minutes you need to pay 24 CZK for a ticket. A tourist ticket valid for 24 hours costs 110 CZ and a 3-day-ticket is for 310 CZK. Further information regarding the price list can be found in section Fares on the Prague Public Transport website. All information regarding the PID tariff can be found on the ROPID website.
„Lítačka“ (chip card) with a recorded coupon is an ideal option for a frequent travel in the city. More https://www.litacka.cz/en.
Free travel: Children under 6 years and adults from 70 years of age travel for free.
Where can you purchase your ticket?
- In a ticket vending machines of the PID which can be found on all the metro stations and some bus and tram stops across the city. For the complete list of the machines see here.
- In the info centres of the DPP or in newsagents. The list of info centres can be found here.
- Purchase an SMS ticket from your mobile phone. Send a text depending on your desired ticket i.e. DPT24, DPT32, DPT110 or DPT310 to 902 06. The number in the text refers to a price: 32 CZK for 90 min travel, 24 CZK for 30 min, 110 CZK for one-day ticket, 310 CZK for a three-day ticket. You will receive confirmation about your ticket purchase. Please note that you will be charged for the text message according to your operator´s charges.
- From a bus driver, but expect a higher fare, i.e. 40 CZK for an adult, 20 CZK for a child.
Metro is the backbone of public transport in Prague. Daily carries over one million passengers who use it for travelling to work and school, or in order to reach their leisure time activities. Prague metro network consists of three lines A, B, C, where trains run every 2-4 minutes at peak times and every 5-10 minutes at other times. All the metro lines operate approx. from 5:00 to 24:00. More on Prague metro can be found here.
Prague tram network is one of the largest in Europe. Trams offer a comfortable and reliable surface transportation in Prague.
Daily tram lines 1–26 operate approx. between 5:00 and 24:00. Intervals are 8 minutes at peak times and 10–20 minutes at other times. The busiest lines 9, 17 and 22 operate more frequently (every 4 minutes at peaks, 5–10 minutes otherwise).
Night tram lines 91–99 operate approx. between 0:00 and 5:00 in 30 minutes interval. At nights friday/saturday and saturday/sunday the interval is shortened to 20 minutes.
More on Prague trams can be found here.
Buses in Prague Integrated Transport complement the metro and tram network. Urban buses operate within the city of Prague, while suburban buses connect also surrounding municipalities.
Urban buses operate approx. between 4:45 and 0:15. They are numbered 100–299. Intervals are typically between 6 and 15 minutes at peak times, 10 to 30 minutes at other times. Passengers on these lines can board the bus using any of its doors.
Suburban buses link Prague and municipalities in the Central Bohemian region. The lines are numbered 301–499. On these lines it is allowed to board only by the front door. A passenger must present a valid ticket or buy a ticket from the driver.
At night, approx. between midnight and 4:45, night bus lines 901–915 complement the night tram network. There are also suburban night lines 951–960.
More on Prague buses can be found here.
Trains offer fast, comfortable and safe travelling in the whole region. You can use PID train lines to travel either within the city or to travel to some of the nearby municipalities.
You can recognize the integrated trains by the following logos. Train lines that are included in the Prague integrated Transport (PID) system are labeled by letter S (or R) and a number, e.g. S1 or S88. These include typically passenger trains in Prague and surroundings. On these lines, PID tickets can be used. Long-distance fast trains are not integrated in the system.
More on train lines can be found here.
Ferries can shorten your path across the Vltava river. All ferries in Prague are included in the Prague Integrated Transport (PID) system, therefore passengers can use PID tickets. Currently there are 6 lines: P1, P2, P3, P5, P6 and P7.
More on Prague ferries can be found here.
Funicular to Petřín is a popular tourist attraction. It is included in the PID system, therefore all Prague public transport tickets can be used. The lowest station Újezd can be reached by tram lines 9, 12, 15, 20 or 22 and 23. The funicular is operated for the whole year, only in spring and in autumn it is interrupted for approximately three weeks inspection.
More on funicular can be found here.