Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it

Want to travel just about anywhere in Prague just for 4€? Believe it or not, this is completely possible when you use the Prague transportation system, especially the metro (subway) – undoubtedly the fastest and most convenient form of transportation in Prague. With 3 lines, 61 stations, and over 65 km is relatively easy to use.

Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Between the Hlavní nádraží and Muzeum stations
is the shortest distance in the system (ca. 400 m)

Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
 
Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Anděl metro stop in Prague used to be called Moskevská, after Moscow
to symbolize the partnership between Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union

Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Náměstí Míru is the deepest of Prague's metro stations
and as such has one of the longest escalators in Europe - 87m. 
Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
The first section of metro was opened between 
Sokolovská (now Florenc) and Kacerov in 1974
Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
 
Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it  Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
A new section of Prague metro's A-line opened to the public in 2015.
The four new stations –Bořislavka, Nádraží Veleslavín, Petřiny and Motol - have extended the green line.Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
 
There are three transfer stations in the city center where two lines intersect:
Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Florenc (Main Bus Station) - lines B and C

Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Muzeum (upper end of Wenceslas Square) - lines A and C

Prague Public Transportation Metro - How to use it
Můstek (lower end of Wenceslas Square) - lines A and B

 

Tips for better trips:
- stick to the left side to walk up / down the steps, and stand on the right side if you just want to stand there
- metro operates daily: 5AM - midnight
- two to three minutes between trains during peak hours
- four to nine minutes in off peak hours (after 7PM)

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