Cheap Flights to Prague

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When is the best time to fly to Prague?

Peak Season:

Prague isn't renowned for its sun and hot weather, and the weather can swiftly change without much notice. Summers usually rank around the low 20°C but this can change to be chilly or hot and sticky. July is plagued as the rainiest month of the year, and May offers the Prague Spring Classical Music Festival. Flights to Prague for this time can be expensive so book in advance to save money on your flight tickets. Christmas is a hugely popular time,so you will struggle to find cheap flights to Prague then. There is a beautiful Christmas market on leading up to the big day and the square is boldly lit up and decorated.

Off Season:

The best time for a flight to Prague is around September or early October. A lot of the visiting tourists have either left or not yet arrived meaning cheap flights to Prague are easier to come by. Flights to Prague are generally cheap due to its short flight time, however from September onwards you can normally find bargains on flight tickets.

When is the best time to book a flight to Prague?

Depending when you want to travel, you should always book your flights in advance to save the most money. Easter, Christmas and the peak summer months make cheap flights to Prague a lot harder to find, so if you're flexible with your dates you have a much higher chance of saving money. Cheap flights to Prague are normally readily available from around late September onwards due to school terms restarting and the peak season coming to an end, so flights then can sometimes be booked just a few weeks before.  If you can, try to sit on the left side of the plane to get views of the city as you land.

How long is the flight to Prague?

Flights from London (All airports) to Prague - 1 hour 50 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Prague - 2 hours 05 minutes

Flights from Liverpool to Prague - 1 hours 55 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Prague - 3 hours 55 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Prague?

Air France, Air Berlin, Ryanair and British Airways are just four of the many airlines that operate flights to Berlin. Flights to Berlin are quite easy to get your hands on thanks to the airlines all competing for the best prices. If you compare a few then, although the price might end up similar with any airline, you'll get the chance to make a saving on your flight tickets.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

There is no direct metro line connecting the airport to the city, which leaves only a taxi or bus services. A taxi is a lot more money, Prague in general is expensive so trying to pinch a few pennies when you land is advisable. The most convenient option is to get the Airport Express Bus or public bus to the city. If you need to connect at the train station then the Airport Express bus is the best option, otherwise speak with the bus driver for the best option to get to your accommodation or the city centre. You can also get a bus to the metro line and continue from there although the Airport Express bus to the train station, and then from there to the city centre is the more common choice.

Prague insider information

While you're exploring Prague you might want a good place to drink, so make sure to take a look at some of the best bars in Prague.

On the subject of drinks, if you're in Prague in May you have to experience the annual Czech beer festival.

While not alone on the list, Prague certainly gives its reasons for ranking on the best Christmas markets in Europe.

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How much do things cost in Prague?

Meal at McDonald's or similar
£ 3.13
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
£ 0.77
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
£ 0.59
Petrol (1 litre)
£ 0.84
Taxi - fixed fee
£ 1.04
1 hour taxi waiting fee
£ 9.39
One-way ticket (local transport)
£ 0.63
A dozen eggs
£ 0.96
Large bottle of water
£ 0.34
Bottle of wine
£ 3.13
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike trainers
£ 48.14
Pair of jeans
£ 45.94
How much does a beer cost in Prague?
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
£ 0
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
£ 1
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
£ 1
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
£ 1

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More information about Prague

  • The biggest ancient castle in the world according to Guinness World Records, majestic Prague Castle is a must-see
  • Direct flights to Prague operate frequently with major airlines including British Airways, Wizz Air and easyJet
  • Main boulevard Wenceslas Square is a lively nightlife hub in Prague, with many bars and clubs in and around it
  • Shoppers should head to Parizska Street in the Old Town, where all manner of top fashion brands may be found
  • The Old Town, Prague’s historic centre, contains famed landmarks such as Tyn Church and the Astronomical Clock
  • Capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is perfect destination for a fun and cultural city break in Europe
  • Stroll Charles Bridge, which connects the Old Town and Lesser town and is one of Prague’s most iconic landmarks
  • During the festive season, Prague’s squares host Christmas Markets, excellent attractions for all the family
  • Visit the links above for a range of cheap return flights to Prague and make the most of your holiday money
  • Literary travellers should visit the Franz Kafka Museum, which includes first rare edition books and artefacts
  • Be sure to visit the synagogues and town hall of the Jewish quarter, once Europe’s largest Jewish ghetto

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