CORINTHIA HOTEL PRAGUE
Corinthia Hotel Prague is a modern upscale business and leisure hotel with fantastic conference facilities and wonderful top floor spa with a stunning view over the city of Prague. Less than five minutes away from Prague city centre, this Corinthia Hotel is a landmark in itself, standing atop one of Prague’s seven hills and offering outstanding views of the capital city. Access to the hotel is convenient and efficient by metro (only two stops to Wenceslas square), by car (own driveway connected to main highway Prague-Brno) and from the airport (25 minutes transfer). With three dedicated executive floors and an executive lounge, as well as a business lounge alongside the business rooms, Corinthia Hotel Prague is a perfect choice for corporate travellers, residential conferences and also leisure travellers. An impeccable hotel service is complemented by superb amenities including an array of restaurants such as award-winning Rickshaw, The Grill and Lounge 62. Brought to you by Chef Richard, Lounge 62 presents International lunch menu featuring local influences and regionally sourced ingredients.
AT THE AIRPORT
Vaclav Havel Airport Prague handles flights from within Europe and from overseas. It is located 30 – 45 minutes by car from the centre of Prague. There are good connections between the airport and the city centre by public transport – buses and taxis.
AIRPORT INFORMATION – NONSTOP PHONE LINE
Tel: +420 220 111 888
SITA: PRGCZ7X, PRVCZ7X
There are number of transport options on offer from the airport. We recommend using Public Transport from the airport to the city centre. The ticket fare is 32 CZK (1.2 EUR) which covers a 90 minutes including transfers between bus line and metro line.
A nice description is available on this video from Janek – Czech youtuber and Prague Honest Guide
PUBLIC TRANSPORT FROM/TO THE PRAGUE AIRPORT
Bus stops are situated in front of the arrival hall of Terminal 1 and 2.
Bus 119: Prague Airport – Nadrazi Veleslavin (metro line A) – 15 min – Recommended option for city centre
Bus 100: Prague Airport – Zlicin (metro line B) – 18 min
Bus 179: Prague Airport – Nové Butovice (metro line B) – 45 min
Airport Express Bus: Prague Airport – Prague Main Train Station (metro line C) – 35 min (exclusive fare rate)
PUBLIC TRANSPORT TICKET SALE
All ICUD participants with a week registration will obtain a free weekly pass for Prague’s public transport. Tickets are provided during conference registration. Therefore, only buy a single ticket for transfer from the airport (or main station) to the Congress Centre or your hotel.
Public transport counters in arrival halls of Terminals 1 & 2 are available from 7am to 10pm.
Ticket machines are placed at bus stops or at the arrival terminals (cash or credit card)
From a bus driver (cash required – not a recommended option)
Click here to see detailed information on public transport fares.
An airport shuttle service can be ordered via the website or on 800 870 888
Daily tram operation is from 4:30a.m. to 24:00a.m. Night-time operation is from 00:30a.m. to 4:30a.m., intervals of 30 minutes. The central transfer-station for night-time lines is Lazarska stop. Complete am schedules are located at individual stops or online.
When taking a taxi, make sure the taxi is equipped with a permanently installed yellow roof lamp with the TAXI sign in black letters. The registration number, company name and price list including the base rate, rate per kilometre and one-minute-waiting rate must be displayed on both front doors of the cab. These prices must correspond with the prices set on the meter in the cab. Customers are recommended to order a taxi with non-stop dispatching offices where the information on fares is available in advance.
The most comfortable option is to use one of many taxi services mobile applications. Czech app “Liftago” connects several taxi providers in one application. Install and use it as it is safe and reliable.
In the city centre taxis are easy to hail from the street but we strongly recommend that you use hotel taxis or obtain taxis by phone through the radio taxi service e.g. AAA (+ 420 14 014), City Taxi (+420 257 257 257) or Speed Cars (+420 224 234 234).
Boarding charge: approximately 40 CZK.
Journeys within the city: approximately 28 CZK/ 1 kilometre. Do not board the taxi without finding out if there is a fixed rate.
Uber works properly in Prague, you can use your account to transfer to the congress venue or other places around Prague.
Participants arriving by car are advised to use the underground parking space available. Parking fees are not included in the registration fee.
BIKE SHARING AND RENTAL
You can explore Prague in an exciting way connected with a heathy life style. You can either enjoy sightseeing in the city centre or relaxing along the Vltava river.
Many of us use the community bike sharing service Rekola www.rekola.cz. Install the mobile app, create your account, validate your credit card, find the pink bike and use it. Very easy. The fare is 32 CZK for 60 minutes ride or 320 for 15 rides.
Or use some bike rentals options include: