Information about railway transport
Railway transport in the territory of the Czech Republic is operated by the company České dráhy, a.s (Czech Railways, Joint Stock Company). All up-to-date information concerning travelling by train can be obtained on the information phone line DPP (+420 840 112 113), or in all Czech Railways information centres.
How to purchase a ticket
Inexperienced passengers can obtain information on how to purchase tickets on the website of Czech Railways, or they can call the free information line +420 840 112 113. The ticket can be bought either in the ticket office, via the internet or by using the electronic purse. Information about prices of domestic tickets can be found on the IDOS website; they are stated next to the information on individual trains, or in the electronic calculator on the website www.jizdenka.cz. You can also call the above stated information line. Prague integrated transport system fares apply for Prague.
Basic information about Prague’s main stations
There are four main train stations in Prague – Wilson Train Station, Holešovice Train Station, Masaryk Train Station and Smíchov Train Station. All of them are connected to metro lines B and C, which pass through the centre of the city. In the vicinity of all train stations are tram and bus stops as well as taxi ranks. When the new railway lines are completed, all important train stations in the city centre will be interconnected.
What is Esko
Czech Railways operate a system of suburban and city trains that provide fast and comfortable connections between the Central Bohemian Region and Prague and vice versa (it belongs to Prague Integrated Transport). Modern trains of CityElefant and Regionova companies are used on main lines and offer the speediest connection between Central Bohemian Region and Prague. For more information click here.