Prague, Czech Republic
24 - 28 April 2010


Travel

Details about travelling to Prague.

Air travel

Prague International Ruzyne Airport is located 18 kilometers from the city centre. The modern airport offers a great range of services including travel agencies and car rental offices. Further facilities on location include a bank, an exchange office, a post office, variety of shops, restaurants and luggage storage area.

Star Alliance Network

Save up to 20% on travel with the Star Alliance Network.

The Star Alliance™ Members Airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) 2010.

To obtain the Star Alliance™ Conventions Plus discounts, please call the reservation office of a participating Star Alliance Member Airline and quote the following Convention Code LH19S10.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event are automatically granted a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked. 

The participating airlines for this event are: Lufthansa, Adria Airways, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, bmi, Turkish Airlines, ANA, Austrian Airlines, SWISS International Air Lines, South African Airways, Air Canada, Scandinavian Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Air China, LOT Polish Airlines, United, TAP Portugal, Brussels Airlines (view logos (jpg)). 

For booking office information please visit the Star Alliance website

Discounts are offered on published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares. 

Please note: For travel from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts are offered by the participating airlines on their own network.

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance.

Coach links

The Czech Republic has an extensive coach network which caters to almost all destinations. All transport companies operating in the area are private companies that have replaced the former State Czechoslovak Transport Company.  Most of the Prague-bound international links terminate at Florence Station, which is six kilometers from the Prague Congress Centre.

Coach companies who may be able to assist with routes into Prague are:

Taxi service

Like in other European cities, visitors in Prague can use taxis which are available 24 hours a day.  We recommend using taxi companies which are operated via call centres. Current price list (2008): within Prague 28 CZK / 1km, one-off boarding fee 40 CZK and waiting time is priced at 6 CZK / 1 minute.




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Railway links

The main train station in Prague is 5 kilometres from Prague Congress Centre.

Prague public transport (www.dp-praha.cz)

The capital city of Prague has an extensive public transport system including bus, tram and metro links. Bus and tram timetables are harmonized with metro connections.

The Metro operates from 5 am until midnight. Time intervals in peak-hours of work days are 2 to 4 minutes, off-peak hours 4 to 10 minutes.

Trams operate daily between 4,30 am and 00,15 am, night tram services have numbers from 51 to 59 and run from 00.15 am until 4.30 am. Central changing tram stop is Lazarská stop. A respective timetable is placed at each stop.

Bus services run all day as well as at night on a similar basis to the tram services, the night connections are provided by night buses numbered from 501 to 513 and from 601 to 607.

Approximate rates of tickets for public transport are the following (2008): single journey 26 CZK (1,05 EUR), one-day ticket 100 CZK (4 EUR), 3-days ticket 330 CZK (13,2 EUR), 5-days ticket 500 CZK (20 EUR).