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General information about Prague Metro

Prague underground map

Prague metro plan (click on the map to enlarge it)

The Prague metro (beside trams and buses) is the most used of the means of transport in Prague.

Prague metro lines

The whole underground network is divided into the three main lines, each represented by its own color:


  • metro operates daily 5:00am – midnight
  • two to three minutes between trains during peak hours
  • four to nine minutes in off peak hours (after 7:00 pm).

There are 57 metro stations with 3 important transfer stations – Muzeum (red to green), Můstek (yellow to green) and Florenc (yellow to red). To get from one station to another takes about two minutes.

Download metro + tram plan (PDF, 600 kB)

For more information, call the Prague public transit company +420 296 191 817 (daily 7am – 9 pm) or write a query.

Signs in Prague metro

Alhough the stations are well signposted even for those unfamiliar with the language, in each station there is an information kiosk or a service providing help.

Prague metro tickets

The Prague metro is an open ticket system – no turnstiles. Passengers are obliged to buy and validate a ticket before entering the metro platform. Now you can also buy tickets by SMS or use an application SEJF Mobile wallet. There are uniformed ticket inspectors who have the right to check the validity of the ticket at any time inside the metro area.

Prague metro – links

Buy public transport tickets online

Buy public transport tickets by SMS

Prague trams

Prague buses

Prague Airport private transfers

Prague metro future

Prague metro in Wikipedia

FAQ – see frequently asked questions about train and bus tickets, taxi transfers and the public transport




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Last update: 2024-04-12