Ruzyne-Prague Airport is a modern and spacious international airport located on the northwest edge of Prague and around 17 km north of the city.
All international flights arrive here (there is no other civil airport in Prague). However, Prague has three other small airports and several landing areas for helicopters, located at airports and in hospital compounds. The journey from the airport to the city centre takes around 25 - 30 minutes, or around 50 minutes by public transport. Since the new Terminal 2 was opened, new facilities have increased and passenger comfort has also been improved, with new conference rooms and other spaces, for example for VIP and business clients, or for those travelling with children etc. There are several ways of travelling to the airport - car, bus, taxi or minibus. Overall, Prague Airport is a comfortable, clean, and easy place to use and find your way around. More info about airport here.
Prague's Ruzyne Airport handles around 250 flights a day and is used by approximately fifty carriers who operate direct connections, scheduled and charter, to 103 destinations around the world, making this airport immense. Up to 11-12 million passengers every year, Ruzyne is now among the top 30 airports in Europe. Its popularity has been boosted by the number of budget airlines now benefiting from Prague's location in central Europe. These companies now link Prague with 13 cities in Europe. For instance, 16 flights a day leave for London alone.
Public transportation provides the cheapest way of getting to downtown Prague. It is easy to use, clean, reliable, and runs frequently. Taking public transport will include some walking and the buses and subway can be crowded at peak hours, so if you have a lot of luggage, you may want to take a taxi or use a door-to-door transfer service.
The airport has restaurants, VIP lounges, conference and congress rooms, several travel and accommodation agencies and a post office. Cafés and bars are located at Pier A and Pier B of the Terminal 1, near immigration, and a food court is provided between the arrival and departure halls. A restaurant in Terminal 2 also provides refreshment. Business persons will appreciate the airline lounges situated in Terminal 1, on the first floor, with a meeting room provided. The airport also offers three private conference rooms and a press room in the VIP facilities of Terminal 1. A foil baggage wrapping service is available at the entrance for just 3 euros per item. Other services includes information desks (open 24 hours and offer you information regarding the airport and getting around), flower vending machines (at T1 and T2 arrival halls), photo booth (departure hall of T2), pharmacy, rooms for mother with children (at both Terminals), relax centre, showers and mobile phone kiosk Vodafone.
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