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    Car Hire at Prague Airport - Book and save

    With over 50 years of experience in providing clients with some of the lowest rates on care hire in the industry, without forgetting about great customer service and a vast choice of car categories to choose from, Auto Europe is well poised to organise the perfect car rental experience for you. You can pick up your car hire at Prague Airport, so that you can start enjoying beautiful Czech Republic as soon as you get off the plane. Read what others had to say about their recent Auto Europe car rental in the Czech capital by visiting our Prague car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
    Official Name: Václav Havel Airport
    Address: Aviatická, 161 08 Praha 6, Czech Republic
    Telephone: +420 220 111 888
    Location: The airport is located 6 miles west of Prague city centre.
    Airlines operating from Prague Airport: Prague Airport is the largest air base in the country and serves a hub for Czech Airlines. There are over 30 airlines flying to and from Prague Airport including British Airways, Easy Jet, Ryanair, and Whizz Air. There are also seasonal airlines.


    Prague Airport has four terminals, two main passenger terminals and two general terminals, including a cargo terminal. Terminals 1 and 2 are also known as the North Terminals, with the majority of flights operating from these two. Terminals 3 and 4, known as the South terminals, generally handle special flights, VIP flights and small aircraft. Terminal 1 has three levels; the majority of services including arrivals, departures and passport control are all on the first level. You will also find shops, restaurants, bars, and toilets on this level. The second level hosts the MasterCard lounge along with a few restaurants, and a prayer room. Terminal 2 has four levels. Level zero includes a small café and duty free express. Level one includes arrivals, baggage reclaim, an information desk, duty free, and cafes. The same facilities can be found on the level two. On level three, there is a premier lounge.

    Car hire Pick up and Drop off

    There are numerous companies providing car hire at Prague Airport. The car rental offices are all located on the ground floor of Parking C. It is very important that when making a booking you check for the location of your supplier, not all of the suppliers below are at the airport.

    Company Opening Hours
    Enterprise Mon-Thu and Sun: 8am to 10pm
    Sat: 8am to 8pm
    Sixt Mon-Thu and Sun: 8am to 10pm
    Sat: 8am to 8pm
    Budget Mon-Sun: 8am to 10pm

    Airport Facilities

    The airport facilities at Prague Airport include cafes, bars, restaurants, VIP lounges, a few travel agencies, accommodation desk, and a post office.  In addition to this, the airport offers free Wi-Fi, an information desk which is open 24 hours a day, baggage wrapping service, pharmacy, and showers.

    Transportation / How to get to/from the airport

    To access the airport by car, you would use Exit 2 from the R7 expressway. The airport is highlighted on the traffic signs by an image of a plane. Once in the airport, the terminals are indicated by colour ovals. Pay a visit to our Czech Republic driving information page to learn about local traffic regulations.

    There is no direct metro or train connection to the city. There is an Airport Express bus and local bus service, which goes via the airport. To quickly get to the city centre or the metro station, you should use bus route no. 119 or 100. If you want to get to the train station directly from the airport, you should take the Airport Express bus. The local buses are less frequent. The last bus to the city centre departs the airport at 11:40pm. If you arrive later than this, you would need to take a taxi.

    There are taxis available from the airport to the city centre. The taxis are all yellow and easily recognizable. They all sit outside the arrivals exit of the airport.

    Parking Tips

    Prague Airport has approximately 3,000 parking spaces available with about 1,000 for short-term parking. For security reasons passengers are not allowed to park in the first lane at Terminal 1. The P1 and P2 car parks are for pick ups and drop offs. Both of these car parks are located at the front of the terminal. The car park is free for the first 15 minutes. After that there is a fee.

    There is a short-term car park located 70 meters away, about a 2-minute walk from terminal 1 and 3 minutes away from terminal 2 through a covered walkway. There is a long-term car park available, which is 10-minutes walk from the terminal.

    When parking your car on the street in the centre of Prague make sure it is not the restricted area parking - marked with blue signs. In general, cars can be parked in the orange and green zones for a limited time; tickets can be collected from parking metres that accept coins.

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