Important Info

Current Rules for Meetings in Prague

Prague is open for your business inquiries! We would like to ask all the meeting planners and event attendees to comply with the following recommendations. An overview of current measures and restrictions regarding mass events can be found in our Q&A document that is available for download below. For more information, please, do not hesitate to contact us.

  1. Personal hygiene

    Wash your hands carefully and avoid touching your face

  2. Face masks

    Wear face masks in all common indoor spaces and in the built-up areas where social distancing is not applicable

  3. Physical distance

    Keep physical distance at least of 2 metres from other persons

Events Management During COVID-19

Here you can find all the information related to COVID-19 and event planning in Prague. Find out whether or what are the current restrictions regarding travel from/to Prague, download our Health & Safety Guidelines that will guide you through a safe event planning process and check out our Q&A document where you can find measures applied in the Czech Republic, current COVID-19 situation in Prague, important numbers and much more.

Important Telephone Numbers

Emergency telephone numbers are composed of three digits and can be dialled from mobile telephones and phone boxes free of charge.

112

General emergency number

155

Ambulance / First aid

158

Police

150

Fire brigade

1221

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Facts and Figures

  • Population

    1 250 000
  • Area

    496 square kilometres
  • Power voltage

    230 V
  • Geographical location

    50°05'19"N a 14°25'17"E (city center)
  • Exchange rate

    1 € = NaN
  • Time

    CET (GMT +1), summer time - CET + 1 (GMT + 2)
  • Height above sea level

    235 metres (average)
  • Climate

    The average annual temperature is 9°C (January: -2°C/ 28,4°F, July: 20°C/ 68°F)
  • State Holidays

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Visa Policy

The Czech Republic has been a member of the European Union since 2004. Citizens of the EU member states are required to carry their passports or other form of valid identification in order to enter the country. The same applies for the citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, who can move freely around the EU states. In 2007, the Czech Republic signed the Schengen agreement. The list of countries whose citizens require a visa in order to visit can be found here.
Visa Policy

Transportation

Thanks to its unique location in the heart of Europe, Prague has always been a traffic hub and a strategic place for international meetings.

Frequent and rapid bus connections taking only 30 minutes to arrive to the city centre. 69 airlines connect Prague to 162 destinations around the world. For more information visit www.prg.aero.

Airport – city connection:

  • Bus lines connecting Terminals 1 and 2 with the metro A and B lines.
  • Airport express directly connects the airport and the main railway station (enabling direct access to the metro C line and international and local train lines.)
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Four key Prague railway stations are connected to the metro lines B and C. Prague main railway station serves as an international Europe railway hub.

Local and international bus connections are concentrated to Prague – Florenc station. 

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Prague is a major crossroad for European East-West and North-South road traffic. Highway and motorway network links Prague with all surrounding countries and is still expanding and developing.

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Prague public transportation system has ranked fifth best in the world. The city transportation is served  by metro lines A, B a C (operated from 5am to 12am), trams and buses incl. the special night lines. More information and fares can be found at: www.dpp.cz/en/

Fares:

  • Basic fare - 32 CZK (€ 1.20) - ticket can be used for up to 90 minutes on all means of public transport
  • Ticket valid for 1 day - 110 CZK (€4.10)
  • Airport express fare - 60 CZK (€ 2.25) for one-hour use on this line only

Public transport tickets can be purchased:

  • At public transport counters in the arrival halls of Terminals 1 & 2 at the Airport
  • From automatic ticket machines placed at bus, tram stops and metro stations
  • At newsstands
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Efficient 24-hour taxi services. We recommend to use official taxi services only.

Approximate prices of Prague taxi services:

  • Boarding fee (minimum charge) -  €1.50
  • 1 km  - €1.05
  • 1 minute wait  -  €0.25
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