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Flights to Prague (PRG) overview

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Going found the most deals with travel dates in January.


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Going found the least deals with travel dates in June and July.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight to Prague (PRG)

Book in the Goldilocks Window

There is no one right time to book a flight, but there is a window when fares are typically cheaper. It’s not too far away from your trip but not too close either. We call this perfect period the Goldilocks Window, and it’s about 1–3 months before a domestic flight and 2–8 months before an international flight.

That said, if you’re planning to travel during a peak season, or if your trip requires specific dates with no wiggle room, like for a wedding, we recommend planning even further in advance. If you want to visit Prague during the height of the tourist season in July, it’s best to start looking for flights in January.

Last-minute deals are almost nonexistent during busy travel seasons. Fare jumps happen 21, 14, and 7 days before departure dates, so whatever you do, don’t wait until the last minute.

Use the Greek Islands Trick

Sometimes, especially during peak travel seasons, airfare just doesn’t budge. Enter, our Greek Islands Trick, which luckily works all over Europe. The trick involves getting as close as you can to your final destination, in this case Prague, for the cheapest fare possible. Then, you can find a budget airline flight or alternative mode of transit for the final leg.

If you really want to fly from New York to Prague in June, you could be looking at a price tag of $1,000 or more. Instead, check out fares to London, Paris, Berlin, or Munich, which can be found for $600. Pair that with a budget airline flight (often under $170) or a train ticket (especially if you fly into Germany, which is close), and you’ve just saved yourself a couple hundred bucks. It involves more work, but depending on the deals you find it could save a ton of money.

Search alternative departure airports

Travelers living in New York City likely search for flights from JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark. They probably don’t look elsewhere, and why would they when there are so many options right there? Believe it or not, there are situations in which you could save money by looking at long-haul flights from other cities.

We see shockingly cheap fares from all sorts of airports, big and small. If flight prices from the New York airports to Prague are high, check out flights from Boston, Philly, or DC, for example. If you see an amazing deal it could be worth the drive or train trip for the transatlantic leg of your journey.

Fly when it’s cheaper

The simplest way to save on flights is to travel during off seasons. When more people want to travel, airlines can charge more for flights. So it’s no surprise that the busy summer season has higher airfare. Travel during the winter, and you’ll save not only on flights but on hotels too. Also, don’t sleep on Thanksgiving week travel. While it’s an expensive time to travel domestically, it’s actually one of the cheaper weeks to leave the US.

We also love shoulder seasons, the months just before and after peak travel periods. Prices are cheaper than high season, and you still get nice weather. That’s March–May and September–October in Prague.

If you’re set on traveling during the summer, there are still ways to save. Try to fly on what are generally the cheapest days of the week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Not surprisingly, Fridays and Sundays are the most expensive.

Set alerts for specific trips

Life is busy, and searching for flights can take time and add stress. Instead, let technology do the work for you. Set up fare alerts for your travel dates, and you’ll get an email when prices fall into your target price range or by a significant amount. We recommend doing this before the Goldilocks Window so you can see prices fall during that time. Also, remember to set up multiple alerts if your dates or departure airports are flexible.

Prague is well connected to Europe, but it can be hard to reach from elsewhere. Most visitors from outside of Europe will have at least one connection.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Prague (PRG)

What is the airport code for Václav Havel Airport Prague?

The airport code for Václav Havel Airport Prague is PRG.

When is high season in Prague?

The high season in Prague, like in much of Europe, runs from June–early September. Kids are out of school, and families take longer vacations in the summer. Also, visitors like to take advantage of warm, sunny weather and long days in Europe.

When is the best time to visit Prague?

Spring and fall are some of the best times to visit Prague for nice weather without summer tourists and high prices. March–May and September–October, the city’s shoulder seasons, typically have temperatures in the mid-40s to mid-60s. You’ll likely need a jacket, but it’s nice enough to walk around and spend time outdoors. Plus, you’ll see spring flowers or beautiful fall leaves. Hotels and airfare are generally cheaper in these months than in the peak season of June–August.

The best time to save money when traveling to Prague is November–February. This is the slow season in Prague, and it can be pretty cold. However, if you have a good coat and plan indoor activities, it’s a great time to save money. Plus, there’s still a lot going on. There are Christmas markets in November and December, and the Prague Winter Festival in January. These mostly draw local tourists.

Does PRG have its own on-site hotel?

There are no hotels attached to the actual airport terminal, but a few hotels are conveniently located near the Prague airport with complimentary shuttle access.

  • Ramada by Wyndham: Amenities include a buffet breakfast, free wifi, an onsite bar and restaurant, coffee makers, and pet friendly rooms. Rooms start at $125 per night.
  • Holiday Inn Prague Airport: Amenities include an onsite restaurant, free wifi, a garden terrace, a gym, a 24-hour business center, and free meals for kids. Rooms start at $86 per night.
  • Courtyard Marriott Prague Airport: Amenities include a fitness center, a Mediterranean restaurant, meeting rooms, soundproof windows, laundry, and free wifi. Rooms start at $180 per night.

What lounges are available at PRG?

  • Terminal 1: Mastercard Lounge, AeroRooms (two locations)
  • Terminal 2: Erste Premier Lounge, FastTrack Lounge
  • Terminal 3: Protocol Lounge

All lounges at PRG are open to all passengers for a fee, and some are available with lounge access memberships like PriorityPass.

The Mastercard Lounge has snacks, a full bar, showers, flight monitors, TVs, free wifi, and a children’s play area. Access is $38 for two hours.

The Erste Premier Lounge has premier food, a play area, showers, TV, newspapers, and a full bar. It is free for Erste Premier cardholders and about $38 for two hours for other passengers. The FastTrack Lounge has snacks and drinks, showers, a play area, TVs, newspapers, and a fast-track security checkpoint. Any passenger can use the lounge for $45 for two hours.

If you need to sleep before or after your flight, you can book an AeroRoom. One location is in the public area of the airport (before check-in), and the other is after passport control. Rooms can be booked for one to four people, with cribs available on request. They have a TV and wifi, and snacks are available for purchase. A single room starts at $53.

In Terminal 3, the Protocol Lounge is set up for business meetings. It has audio-visual equipment and soft drinks. Rooms start at $445 for one hour.

What are the rules for traveling with pets to PRG?

In the airport, your pet will need to be in a carrier. Airlines have their own rules for traveling with pets, so it’s best to check with your airline before your departure date. If you are bringing your pet to Prague from the US, you’ll need a health certificate certified by a USDA-accredited veterinarian, up-to-date rabies vaccinations, and other requirements.

How far is PRG from Prague?

The airport is about 10 miles from Prague City Center, and it takes about 30 minutes to reach the center by car and 40 minutes by public transport.

What are the transportation options for getting from PRG to Prague?

There are a number of ways to get from the airport to Prague’s City Center.

  • By rideshare: As of September 2023, Uber operates Prague’s airport taxis. Visitors can use the Uber app to call an Uber taxi, which will cost $17–$25, depending on traffic and demand.
  • By public transportation: The 119 bus picks up from the arrivals hall at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. You can take it to metro Line A, which you can then take into the City Center. Bus and metro fare is $1.30.

How long is the flight to Prague?

The flight time to Prague depends on where you’re flying from. If you’re traveling from around Europe, there are dozens of flights ranging from 1–3 hours.

There are no nonstop flights from the US to Prague. A flight from New York with a stop elsewhere in Europe takes 9.5 hours. Flights from the rest of the US to Prague could take between 10–18 hours, depending on your connection time.

From Dubai, you can reach Prague on a direct flight in 7 hours. From Morocco it’s about 4 hours, and from Istanbul it’s about 2 hours. From most of the rest of the world you’ll have to make at least one connection. Flight times could be anywhere from 8–24 hours.

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