|Airport of arrival:||Václav Havel Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Prague:||2 hours 40 minutes|
Prague is the largest city in Czechia and the capital city of the country. Prague is an age-old city that always managed to stay relevant since its first establishment throughout many different periods. It is natural to observe Prague’s constant beauty that remained for ages on its unique historical landmarks and tangible cultural atmosphere. Pegasus Airlines schedules frequent flights to Prague and it is possible to find cheap flight tickets to Prague throughout the year.
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing direct flight deals to Prague departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy Pegasus’ advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Prague through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from different cities across the globe.
After a delightful time in Prague, you can enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ direct flight offer back to İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport or other connecting flights to various destinations of the world through İstanbul.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing flight deals to Prague arriving at the Václav Havel Airport. Václav Havel Airport is located 20 kilometers away from the city center.
Václav Havel Airport
Václav Havel Airport (PRG) is the busiest airport in Czechia with almost up to 17 million passengers in 2018 and has been in operation for commercial flights since 1937. The airport named after Prague-born influential author and politician Václav Havel in 2012. Václav Havel Airport has many great restaurants, shops, and cafés as well as many facilities for banking, medical, communication, postal, viewing terraces, and gaming services.
Transportation from Václav Havel Airport to City Center
Václav Havel Airport is not directly integrated into Prague’s underground railway system and it is possible to get to the city center with public buses, express buses, taxi, and car. You need to buy a ticket beforehand to use public buses and metro. They are available around Terminal 1-2 visitor centers, company counters and ticket machines at the bus stops.
Public bus line 100, 119, 191, and night line 910 connect the Václav Havel Airport to various metro stations, respectively to Line B (Zličín), Line A (Veleslavín), A (Petřiny) and Line B (Anděl), and night line 910 to Line C (I.P. Pavlova). From these metro stations, you can get to the Prague central railway station. Bus line 119 to Metro Line A is the fastest way to reach Prague city center. You can click here to check timetables and routes for public buses.
Express buses are available from 6:30 to 22:00 with 30-minute intervals. The trip to the city center approximately costs 80 CZK and tickets can be purchased from information centers or directly from the driver.
There are also many airport taxis available in the airport 24/7. The trip to the city center from the airport approximately costs 650 CZK.
You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
Prague has an extensive, reliable and convenient public transport system that covers every part of the city. You can use trains, metro, public buses, trams, ferries and taxis to get around in the city. You can click here to check their timetables, routes, and fares. The site is available in English.
In order to use public transport, you need to buy a ticket beforehand, except for public buses but you will be paying 0.40 CZK more if you buy the ticket from the driver. You also need to validate the ticket when getting on a vehicle for the first time. If your ticket is valid for 3 days, you don’t have to validate it every time you use public transport. Short term tickets (30-minute to 3 days) are available in kiosks, vending machines, information centers, inside every metro and tram station.
You can also use taxis to get around in Prague. They cost 28 CZK per kilometer with an initial fee of 40 CZK.
Prague offers a wide range of accommodation options to its visitors ranging from five-star luxury hotels to affordable backpacker hostels.
If you are in Prague to enjoy its historical heritage to the fullest, it is recommended for you to stay in hotels located in the Old Town district since you will be walking distance away from Prague’s most popular historical attractions.
If you are planning for a calmer visit, hotels around the “Mala Strana” district would be the best choice for you. The district is close to the city center and yet, much quieter and peaceful.
Pegasus Airlines would love to help you organize your trip to Prague and you can book a hotel easily through Pegasus Airlines website.
Prague is a great city for culinary enthusiastic travelers with many authentic recipes that hold evident German and Slavic influences. Prague is famous for its delicious soups and meat products. “Kulajda”, “Česnečka”, and “Tatarák” are some of the delicious recipes you should try in Prague.
If you would like to know more about the amazing Prague cuisine, you should have a look at our Prague Food Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Prague for you right below.
Czechia does not mandate a visa from citizens of Schengen area countries but most of the other nationalities are subject to various visa requirements. You can click here to know more about Czechia visa processes.
In addition to what Prague has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Ústí nad Labem (94 km)
- Plzeň (95 km)
- Liberec (110 km)
- Karlovy Vary (128 km)
Prague has a humid continental climate with hot and rainy summers and cold and snowy winters. While Prague offers amazing and memorable sceneries all around for every season, it is recommended for you to visit Prague during early autumn or summer to fully explore the city in pleasant weather conditions. Essential Numbers
- Country Code: +420
- City Code: 2
- Václav Havel Airport Number: +420 220 111 888
- Ambulance: 155
- Police: 156
Places to see
Prague is an amazing city to explore with countless historical landmarks that can be encountered in every part of the city. Prague is also one of the most prominent cities in the world in terms of architecture and modern history. Old Town Square, Dancing House, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Astronomical Clock, and Prague Castle are just some of the significant landmarks of Prague’s historically rich atmosphere.
You can visit our comprehensive Prague Travel Guide to learn more about Prague and its must-see attractions.
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Prague. In order to find the cheapest flight ticket, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance and also because Prague is a spectacular city that attracts millions of tourists every year so that flight schedules are pretty tight.
You can also visit Prague during its off-season which is winter and enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ amazing seasonal flight ticket promotions. In addition to these, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than flight tickets that are scheduled on weekends.
The age-old city offers everything a traveler can wish for with its remarkable attractions. Prague is one of the most characteristic cities in the world with outstanding historical landmarks and a unique cultural atmosphere that inspired countless artists.
Although every season of the year presents its amazing sceneries in Prague, travelers usually choose to enjoy the city during summer or spring to enjoy the city in warm temperatures and also to participate in many outdoor events that are held during these seasons in Prague.
Four to five days in Prague would be enough for you to discover and enjoy Prague thoroughly.
If you are planning to stay more than three days in Prague, it is recommended for you to buy a “72-Hour Ticket” that enables the usage of public transportation in the city freely. The 3-day ticket costs 310 CKZ. If your visit is shorter, you can buy a “24-Hour Ticket” that costs 110 CZK. (2019)
Prague is a safe city with low petty and violent crime rates, but it is still recommended for you to be cautious in crowded areas to avoid pickpocketing and tourist scams.
Prague can be considered as expensive in comparison to most European cities in terms of general expenses such as shopping or food; the city still offers many affordable accommodation, dining and sightseeing options to its visitors.