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The 26th IUGG General Assembly 2015 will be held in the Prague Congress Centre, a purpose made venue with easy accessibility to many hotels in near vicinity.
With the underground station located within just 2 minute walking distance from the venue, the very heart of the city can be reached within minutes.
Prague Congress Centre
5. kvetna 65
140 00 Prague 4
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Should you need an assistance please contact our hostesses in the arrival hall of Terminal 2 (available from June 22 – 26).
Vaclav Havel Airport Prague handles flights from within Europe and from overseas. It is located 30 – 45 minutes by car from the centre of Prague. There are good connections between the airport and the city centre by public transport – buses and taxis.
Tel: +420 220 111 888
SITA: PRGCZ7X, PRVCZ7X
There are number of transport options on offer from the airport:
An airport shuttle service can be ordered via the website or on 800 870 888.
Bus stops are situated in front of the Arrival hall of Terminal 2.
Bus 119: Prague Airport – Nadrazi Veleslavin (metro line A) – 15 min
Bus 100: Prague Airport – Zlicin (metro line B) – 18 min
Bus 179: Prague Airport – Nové Butovice (metro line B) – 45 min
Airport Express Bus: Prague Airport – Prague Main Train Station (metro line C) – 35 min
You can find more info about all kinds of transportation from/to the Vaclav Havel Prague Airport here.
Public Transport counters in Arrival Halls of Terminals 1 & 2 (from 7 am to 10 pm),
Automats placed at bus stops (cash required)
From a bus driver (cash required – not recommended option)
Click here to see detailed information on public transport fares.
Please note that each delegate gets a free Public Transport Pass valid on all means of public transport from 22 June – 2 July, 2015.
Prague has a sophisticated underground, tram and bus transportation system. During peak hours trains run every 1 or 2 minutes and during off-peak hours at least every 10 minutes. Metro operates daily from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Prague Metro network consists of 3 lines designated by letters and differentiated in colour: A - green colour (Depo Hostivar station - Motol station), B - yellow colour (Cerny most station - Zlicin station), C - red colour (Letnany - Haje station), with transfers possible at Museum station (lines A and C), Mustek station (lines A and B), Florenc station (lines B and C).
Prague Congress Centre is right next to Vysehrad metro station (line C).
For more information about Prague public transportation visit the website.
The nearest tram stop is Svatoplukova. It is in Nusle, directly underneath Nusle Bridge (Nuselsky most). Tram numbers 7, 18 and 24 stop here. After getting off the tram walk under the railway line and up the steps through the park straight to the Congress Centre which you will be able to see above you.
Tram daytime operation is from 4:30 a.m. to 24:00 a.m. Night-time operation is from 00:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. and is provided by tram numbers 51 to 58 with traffic intervals of 30 minutes. The central transfer-station for night-time lines is Lazarska stop. Complete am schedules are located at individual stops or online.
From the bus station Florenc travel 4 stops by metro in the direction of Haje (line C).
The daytime and night-time operation of buses is similar to tram operation. Night-time service is provided by bus numbers 501 to 514. Complete bus schedules are located at individual stops or online.
When taking a taxi, make sure the taxi is equipped with a permanently installed yellow roof lamp with the TAXI sign in black letters. The registration number, company name and price list including the base rate, rate per kilometre and one-minute-waiting rate must be displayed on both front doors of the cab. These prices must correspond with the prices set on the meter in the cab. Customers are recommended to order a taxi with non-stop dispatching offices where the information on fares is available in advance.
In the city centre taxis are easy to hail from the street but we strongly recommend that you use hotel taxis or obtain taxis by phone through the radio taxi service e.g. AAA (+ 420 14 014), City taxi (+420 257 257 257) or Speed cars (+420 224 234 234).
Boarding charge: approximately 40 CZK.
Journeys within the city: approximately 28 CZK/ 1 kilometre. Do not board the taxi without finding out if there is a fixed rate.
Participants arriving by car are advised to use the underground parking space available. Parking fees are not included in the registration fee.
You can explore Prague in exciting way connected with heathy life style. You can enjoy either the sightseeing in the city centre or relaxing along the Vltava river.