Prague Ruzynì International Airport is a clean and efficient airport just 10 miles (16km) west of Prague's city centre. The airport serves over 11 million passengers each year. Prague has become a popular destination for quick weekend breaks and the Old Town district offers trendy nightspots and relaxing pubs.
The airport has quick processing times and the staff are friendly. However, the shops, restaurants and bars are steeply priced. Passengers with some time to kill at the airport should head to the cinema in the departures hall of Terminal 2.
The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) north west of Prague.
Getting to the city
Cedaz minibus shuttles leave regularly for the city centre; they can drop passengers off at hotels throughout the city. The Airport Express provides the quickest transport to Prague Main Train Station. Public buses have regular services to all areas of Prague departing from the front of the arrivals hall. Public transportation fares are based on time of travel but a minimum 75 minute allotment for the ride to the city centre costs US$2.50 on the Airport Express. Cars can be hired at fixed rates or taxis are available to the city centre which both should take about 30 minutes. Taxis should cost US$30 and depart from the outside the arrivals hall.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
Tel: +420 220 111 888.
All the major car rental companies are represented at the airport, including Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.
Taxis are also available outside the Arrivals hall. A taxi to the city centre should cost no more than CZK600 and take around 30 minutes. Agree this price with the driver before the journey begins as many licensed taxis are unmetered. A reputable taxi company is AAATaxi. Shared minibus taxis are also a cost effective option.
There are a number of shops, bars, cafeterias and restaurants in the main terminal. Bureaux de change, ATMs and a bank are also available; the Travelex in the transit section is open 24 hours. Mobile phones can be rented from the Arrivals hall of Terminal North 1. Conference and meeting rooms can also be hired, and wireless Internet access is available in both terminals. Disabled facilities include wheelchairs and a transit car; passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
The first 15 minutes of parking at Prague Ruzynì International Airport is free. Thereafter parking charges range from CZK 100 for 30 minutes, and CZK 200 for an hour for parking directly in front of the terminal. Short-term parking costs CZK 50 for one hour, CZK 100 for two hours, CZK 140 for three hours, and CZK 40 per hour after that or CZK 60 for one hour and CZK 50 per hour after. Weekly rates are CZK 750 per week.
Passengers booking flights to Prague Ruzynì International Airport can do so on Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, bmibaby, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Jet2.com, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS, Smart Wings, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Wind Jet, and Wizz Air.
Free wi-fi is available on the 'prg.aero-hotspot' network.
The airport boasts a number of VIP Lounges as well as business halls with workstations and refreshments. Conference facilities are also available.
Prague Ruzyne Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.