Practicalities and accommodation
Recommended accommodation in Prague:
- Hotel Galaxie - it is located in Prague Suchdol district only about 10 minutes of walking from CZU campus. You may submit your request for a reservation at the hotel website: http://www.hotelgalaxie.cz/en/accommodation/#. Write "CASEE" into the note when making a reservation to receive one of the following rates:
Single room: EUR 70,-/per room per night including breakfast
Double room: EUR 90,-/per room per night including breakfast
Triple room: EUR 120,-/per room per night including breakfast
Quadruple room: EUR 160,-/per room per night including breakfast
Hotel Vienna House Diplomat Prague - CZU campus can be reached easily by bus 107 or 147 from Dejvická metro terminal, which is situated in the vicinity of the hotel, https://www.viennahouse.com/en/diplomat-prague/the-hotel/overview.html
Hotel Carl-Inn - this smaller hotel is situated in Prague Suchdol district on the edge of CZU campus. Booking can be done online at this page; http://carl-inn.com/en/
Hotel International - Hotel International is located close to Praha Podbaba railway station and tram stops on lines 18 and 8. Buses 107 and 147 stop at Podbaba and CZU campus in only 10 minutes of a bus ride from this hotel; https://internationalprague.cz
How to get to Prague?
Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, is easily accessible by train, bus or plane.
The best option how to get around Prague is by public transport (metro, tram or bus). Prague has an extensive public transport network that is rated as one of the best and most reliable in Europe. The connections can be found at idos.cz.
Buy tickets and passes at self-service machines in metro stations or in person at many (but not all) newspaper kiosks. Ticket machines take both cash and debit/credit cards. Many trams are equipped with automated ticket machines, which allow for the purchase of tickets and passes with a contactless debit/credit card. Make sure to validate it before you enter the public transport.
- By train
Three European railway corridors intersect in Prague. The city´s primary train stain is the Prague Main Railway Station (Prague 2, Wilsonova Street; metro line C, Hlavní nádraží station). The second international train station is Prague Holešovice (Prague 7, Partyzánská Street; metro line C, Nádraží Holešovice Station).
Czech Railways is the largest national carrier in the Czech Republic, other major operators include RegioJet and LeoExpress.
Train connection information (non-stop): tel: +420 221 111 122
- By bus
The central bus station in Prague is Prague Florenc Bus Station (Prague 8, Křižíkova Street; metro lines B and C, Florenc Station).
The largerst carriers are RegioJet, FlixBus, Eurolines and Leo Express.
- By car
A dense network of roads leads to Prague, which are linked together by the Prague ring road (D0) in Prague. The ring road also handles transit traffic from the D1, D4, D5, D6, D7, D8, D10 and D11 motorways.
Motorway tolls are collected in the form of a motorway vignette.
- By plane
The largest and and best-connected airport is located approximately 15 km away from Prague´s city centre: Václav Havel Airport Prague.
There are numerous low-cost airlines that fly directly to Prague from most cities in Europe. Here are few options: Wizz Air, Ryanair, EasyJet.
You can watch a video how to get from the airport to the city centre and how to buy a ticket here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57WeRN0Nrb4.
How to get to CZU?
The Václav Havel Airport is located northwest of the city centre. You can make your way to our university from the airport using public transport or a taxi. A public transport ticket costs 40 CZK. It can be bought easily by card at the ticket machine in front of the airport terminal. The ticket is valid for transfers to all public transport in Prague (buses, trams, metro, some trains in Prague and the cable car to Petřín hill) for 90 minutes (see details on the ticket). From the Václav Havel Airport, take bus 119, which will take you to the Metro A Veleslavín station. From the Veleslavín station, take the metro two stations towards Skalka/Depo Hostivař all the way to the Metro A Dejvická station. From there, using the same ticket you purchased for the first bus ride, get on bus 107 (heading to Suchdol) or 147 (heading to Výhledy). Both stop at Zemědělská univerzita. The bus ride takes around 12 minutes.
Address: Kamýcká 129, 165 00 Praha Suchdol
GPS: 50.1302992N, 14.3734044E