Useful Information

 For Your Stay In The Czech Republic

Good to know about Czech Republic


Czech Crown (there is no Euro currency in use)

Official language:


Time zone:


Czech Republic is a member of UE, citizens from european countries do not need VISA


Main voltage is 220 AC (the same like in Germany, France, Poland etc).

Phone operators:

Vodafone, T-Mobile, Telefonica o2

Public transport / prices:

Single and transfer tickets are sold through yellow ticket vending machines (also in English, coins only), at ticket offices located at some metro stations, at a Tabák /Trafika, at some newsstands, and at tourist information centers.

Monthly ticket (30 days): 670 CZK

Shopping centers and supermarkets are open daily.

Public holidays in the Czech Republic

  • 1st January - New Year's Day, Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State;
  • April - Easter Friday and Monday
  • 1st May - Labour Day (May Day)
  • 8th May - Liberation Day
  • 5th July - Saints Cyril and Methodius Day
  • 6th July - Burning at Stake of Jan Hus
  • 28th September - Czech Statehood Day (St. Wenceslas Day)
  • 28th October - Establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic
  • 17th November - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day
  • 24th December - Christmas Eve
  • 25th December - Christmas Day
  • 26th December - Christmas Day (St. Stephen's Day)

Climate and temperature

  • March and April - rain or snow is possible
  • May to September - cool to warm (showers and thunderstorms are common)
  • October - mostly chilly with rains
  • November to February - cold, cloudy and wet with snow and freezing temperatures
  • December to March - skiing season

Important numbers

  • Country phone code: +420
  • Police: 158
  • Emergency Rescue: 155
  • Fire Service: 150
  • International Emergency Call: 112


Line A (Green)

Line B (Yellow)

Line C (Red)

There are three transfer stations in the city center where two lines intersect:

  • Můstek - lines A and B
  • Muzeum - lines A and C
  • Florenc - lines B and C

Well-developed network of public transport, good connection between trams, buses and metro, in rush hours every 2-3 minutes.

See map of the Prague subway and tram system map - public transport