Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Prague (PRG)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Prague
Prague travel information
Prague is the equal of Paris in terms of beauty. Its a European hot spot, with art all around, offers some of the best Czech beer in the world and has a maze of cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards to wonder. Prague is a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe complete with a rich history. Be sure to visit the Old Town square and stumble across ancient chapels, cute cafes, gardens and old-fashioned bars. Popular attractions include the Charles Bridge, St Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle and Old Royal Palace. It's a popular city with many things to do at any time of the year.
When to visit
Best time to visit Prague
The best time to visit Prague is in late spring (March to May) to beat the heat and the crowds. Temperatures average around 15°C, making it a lovely time to see the flowers blossom, enjoy the Easter Markets and Czech Beer Festival. Summer is a popular time to visit with warm temperatures, making it the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and dine al fresco. Temperatures average around 25°C. September and October are also good times to visit with less crowds, making it easier to dine at popular restaurants and visit the museums. Temperatures are around 15°C-19°C.
What is the main airport called?
Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)Opens external site in a new window. It is the international airport of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It’s located at the edge of the Prague-Ruzyně area, next to Kněževes village, 12 km west of the centre of Prague.
Arriving in Prague
All passengers flying from Prague are allocated checked baggage. If you require more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Getting into Prague from Prague Airport
With a range of transport options available at Prague Airport, travelling into the city centre is easy. Choose from train, bus, taxi, coach, hotel shuttle, car rental or Uber. A convenient way to travel is by taxi, that operate from ranks in front of the arrivals area of both terminals. Alternatively, you may wish to organise a private car, hotel shuttle or book an Uber. Intercity coaches travel from the airport directly to Prague city centre, along with public buses that run at frequent intervals, with stops directly in front of both terminals. The direct train connection between Prague Airport and Prague Main Railway Station is provided by Airport Express which stop directly outside the main railway station building. It takes approximately 40 minutes. You may wish to rent a car, with car rental providers available at the airport.
Getting around Prague
Getting around in Prague is simple, with an efficient range transport options to suit your needs. The city has an excellent range of transport options to visit all the main attractions by metro, bus, tram, train, Ubers and bikes. The Prague metro is a cheap and the quickest way to cover long distances. The A-green line is a handy way to move between major sights. The tram network stretches to all parts of the city with regular services. The city has an extensive bus network and the best way to see most of the old town is by walking. Cycling in Prague can be fun and convenient with dedicated cycle routes and it’s easy to hire a bike through the bike share scheme. Ferries are a scenic way to travel, The Petřín funicular railway climbs to the top of Petřín Hill, or you can take a taxi, Uber or Bolt for a reliable way to travel. You can rent a car though its best to take public transport as the roads are often one way streets and parking is limited.
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic AirportOpens external site in a new window (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
Customers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are a allocated checked baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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