By air Prague’s Ruzyně airport (T220 113 314,W www.pragueairport.co.uk) is connected to the city by minibus, bus and taxi. The Cedaz (Wwww.cedaz.cz) shared minibus service will take you (and several others) to your hotel for around 480Kč. The minibus also runs a scheduled service (daily 7.30am–7pm; every 30min), which stops first at Dejvická metro station, at the end of metro line A (journey time 20min) and ends up at V celnici, off náměstí Republiky

(Wwww.prague-airport-shuttle.com), which will take up to four passengers into town for 550Kč.

The cheapest way to get into town is onlocal bus #119 (daily 5am–midnight; every 15–20min; journey time 25min), which stops frequently and also ends its journey outside Dejvická metro station. You can buy your ticket from the public transport (DP) informa- tion desk in arrivals (daily 7am–10pm), or from the nearby machines or newsagents. If you’re going to use public transport whilst in Prague, you might as well buy a pass straightaway (see p.25). If you arrive between 22 (journey time 30min); the full journey costs

120Kč. Another option is the Prague
Airport Shuttle minibus/taxi service page24image50281664midnight and 5am, you can catch the hourly night bus #510 to Divoká Šárka terminus for night tram #51, which will take you on to Národní in the centre of town. Another cheap alternative is Linka AE(Airport Express), a non-stop bus link with Dejvická metro (30Kč) and Praha hlavní nádraží (daily 7am–9pm; every 30min; 50Kč).

If you’re thinking of taking a taxi from the airport into the centre, make sure you choose the reliable AAA Taxi (T14014,Wwww.aaataxi.cz), as Prague taxi drivers haveareputationforovercharging.AAAhave a rank outside arrivals and the journey to the city centre should cost around 400–500Kč.

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