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Getting Around Prague

Public Transport

Prague's reasonable and productive transport framework is controlled by Dopravni podnik hl. m. Prahy (DP) (tel: (02) 2264 0103), website:

www.dp-praha.cz).

The framework consolidates the metro, link autos, transports and the funicular on Petrin Hill. Open transport is an organized 24-hour system; daytime organizations continue running from 0500 to 0000 when night link autos and transports accept control. There are three metro lines (A green, B yellow and C red). There are three exchanges: Muzeum (An and C), Mustek (An and B) and Florenc (B and C). Trains continue running at 2-minute intervals 0500-2000 weekdays, and at 5-10-minute between times at all unique conditions.

Tickets (jizdenky) must be obtained early and stamped on entering link autos and transports and the vehicle zone of the metro. They are considerable for a wide range of open transport and can be purchased at station ticket machines, most tobacconists, information centers, and any shops demonstrating the red and yellow DP sticker. Two tickets are open: the CZK 8 ticket grants one ride of up to four stops on the metro or a 15-minute ride over the ground without trades (not considerable on night transports, the funicular or recorded link auto), the CZK 12 ticket is honest to goodness on a wide range of transport - including trades - for one hour at beat conditions or 90 minutes at all unique conditions. Passes cost CZK 70 for 24-hours, CZK 180 for three-days, CZK 250 for a week and CZK 280 for 15-days. A voyager adjustment of the three-day pass costing CZK 480 moreover empowers access to 42 get-away spots. The on-the-spot fine to go without a true blue ticket is CZK 500.

The funicular railroad (lanovka) runs every 10-15 minutes 0915-2045, passing on voyagers from Ujezd in the Lesser Town to the most noteworthy purpose of Petrin Hill. Tickets cost CZK 10.


Taxis
Many taxi firms are controlled by formed wrongdoing, unregistered drivers are unfathomable and most of the ghastliness stories about finished the top tolls are certifiable - and extremely ceaseless. Taxicabs are best kept up a key separation from reliably, especially at taxi positions. In any case, for the people who do wish to put it all on the line, ProfiTaxi (tel: (02) 2213 5551) whose drivers convey in English, are for the most part shielded. Want to pay CZK 30 for a street get and CZK 25 for a ring. Affirmations are charged at around CZK 22 for each kilometer. Formally approved cabs are required by law to have a meter, if the driver decays to switch it on - find another taxi.

Driving in the City

Cobbled roads, link auto lines and whimsical drivers all add to making driving a disquieting learning, the paramount point of convergence of the city is pedestrianized. Ceasing is a significant issue and it is commonly best to leave the auto in the secured holding up auto stop and use open transport. Wrongfully halted automobiles will either be supported or towed away, with recuperation costing in any occasion CZK 1000 (tel: 158). There are three ceasing zones: yellow, for stays of up to two hours (CZK 40 consistently); green, for stays up to six hours (CZK 30 consistently), and blue which is for tenants and associations so to speak. Cars should be blasted and terrified, assets or radios should not be on display inside.

To discourage driving in the point of convergence of the city the city transport master has developed a movement of parking structures with control associates with the underground. Exhibited by a P+R (stop and ride) sign, packages are ensured and charge a level rate of CZK 10, these include: Praha 4, Hrncirska (C-line, Opatov station); Praha 5, Radlicka (B-line, Radlicka station); Praha 5, Zlicin (B-line, Zlicin station); Praha 7, Holesovice Railway Station (C-line, Nadrazi Holesovice station); Praha 9, Chlumecka (B-line, Rajska zahrada and Cerny most stations) and Praha 10, V Rybnickach (A-line, Skalka station).



Bicycle Hire
With a blend of high tainting, unsympathetic drivers and no cycle ways, cycling in Prague is not recommended and bicycle contract is almost non-existent.




 
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