Public transport in Prague

Prague Integrated Transport (PID) includes metro, trams, railways, city and suburban bus lines, funicular and ferries.

Detailed information about Prague public transport are to be found at the Prague public transport company.

Public transport maps and schemes for download are at


The Prague Metro network consists of 3 lines designated by letters and differentiated in colour:

  • Line A (green)
  • Line B (yellow)
  • Line C (red)

Operating hours are daily from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Fridays and Saturdays to 1 a.m.


Daytime operation is from 4:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Fridays and Saturdays to 1 a.m.

Night operation is provided by tram numbers 51 to 59 in 30 minutes intervals.


The daytime and night operation of buses is similar to tram operation. Night service is provided by bus numbers 501 to 513.

All the schedules are located at individual stops.

Public transport fares

For details on the fares, please visit

Where to purchase a ticket?

  • Transit ticket vending machines

Ticket vending machines are installed in all metro stations and at selected surface transit stops. They are intended for the purchase of individual tickets.

  • SMS ticket

In cooperation with all mobile operators, The Prague Transit Co. provides passengers with an SMS ticket service, making it possible to purchase a single transfer ticket using a mobile phone.

Customers wanting to purchase an SMS ticket must not have Premium SMS services blocked (these can be activated free of charge by calling the operator's help line).

More information on how to purchase SMS tickets is available here.

  • Advance ticket sales

Sales locations in the metro offer the entire range of tickets, and are intended primarily for the sale of transit passes, both for fixed and sliding validity periods.

  • Tobacconists and wholesalers

Selected tobacconists and wholesalers sell individual tickets.


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