Prague, August 26 – 30, 2013

Travel Information

HOW TO GET TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE

FROM THE AIRPORT PRAHA – RUZYNĚ (PRG)

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The conference venue is easily accessible from the airport by public transport (35 min).

Take bus No. 119 from the Airport Terminal 1 or 2 to its final stop DEJVICKÁ, then take metro Line A to STAROMĚSTSKÁ station (3 stops) – see map.
From the metro escalator take the right-hand stairway (see photo) up to the street level. The conference venue entrance is immediately around the corner to the right.

Before you get on the bus you have to buy a ticket – you can choose a ticket for 24 CZK valid for 30 min., 32 CZK valid for 90 min., 110 CZK valid for 24 hours or 310 CZK valid for 72 hours. Tickets can be bought in the Prague Public Transport booths which are located in the arrival halls of both Airport Terminals (credit cards are accepted there). It is also possible to buy the tickets from vending machines at the bus stops (only coins are accepted there).

By taxi: Recommended companies are AAA or RadioCAB – yellow cars waiting outside the arrival halls of both terminals. The cost to the conference venue should be around 500 CZK.

FROM THE MAIN RAILWAY STATION (HLAVNÍ NÁDRAŽÍ)

The conference venue is easily accessible from the Main Railway Station by public transport (15 min).

Take metro line C to "MUZEUM" station (1 stop), change to line A and go to STAROMĚSTSKÁ station (2 stops).
From the metro escalator take the right-hand stairway (see photo) up to the street level. The conference venue entrance is immediately around the corner to the right.

Before you enter the metro you have to buy a ticket – you can choose a ticket for 24 CZK valid for 30 min., 32 CZK valid for 90 min., 110 CZK valid for 24 hours or 310 CZK valid for 72 hours. Tickets can be bought from the vending machines or at newsagents.

FROM THE HOLEŠOVICE RAILWAY STATION (NÁDRAŽÍ HOLEŠOVICE)

The conference venue is easily accessible from the Holešovice Railway Station by public transport (15 min).

Take metro line C to "MUZEUM" station (4 stops), change to line A and go to STAROMĚSTSKÁ station (2 stops).
From the metro escalator take the right-hand stairway (see photo) up to the street level. The conference venue entrance is immediately around the corner to the right.
Or take tram No. 17 (towards to Sídliště Modřany) to STAROMĚSTSKÁ stop (7 stops). The conference venue is a few steps from the tram stop (see map).

Before you enter the metro you have to buy a ticket – you can choose a ticket for 24 CZK valid for 30 min., 32 CZK valid for 90 min., 110 CZK valid for 24 hours or 310 CZK valid for 72 hours. Tickets can be bought from the vending machines or at newsagents.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Full information about the public transport system is available at www.dpp.cz/en/.

All public transport runs between 5 am and midnight, everyday, reasonably often (metro every 5–15 min., buses max. 20 min.).

PRICES, MONEY

Exchange rate: 1 EUR = approx. 25 CZK (Czech Crowns)

Banks are better than the tourist cash exchange outlets, but they are only opened from 9 am – 5 pm and not during the weekend.

Any convertible currency is accepted. Travelers cheques are accepted as well.

Prices depend much on where you go. One can have dinner for about 200–400 CZK, beer or coffee for 30–50 CZK.

All major credit cards are accepted in most shops, restaurants and services.

A wide network of ATM cash dispensers exists.