Prague Airport or Prague Ruzyne International Airport as it is officially known is the largest and busiest airport in the Czech Republic. It is a hub for Czech Airlines and receives over 11 million passengers each year. If you have car hire at Prague Airport, it is an easy 10 km drive into the city and takes around 20 minutes.
Prague Airport has 2 main terminals and another 4 terminals are used for cargo and private flights. Terminal 1 is used for flights outside the schengen area and terminal 2 is used for flights inside the schengen area. If you have free time at the airport, there is plenty to do including airport tours and a museum as well as a viewing terrace of the runway and a cinema. There are 4 airport lounges, which may be used by business and first class passengers or may be booked for a charge. If you need internet access, there is free Wi-Fi available for 15 minutes. For all your money needs, there are ATMs and money exchange services, throughout the terminals. If you need to shop, there are over 85 outlets with luxury brands such as Hugo Boss and Longchamp and duty free shopping at Travel Value. At the Bohemia Deli you can buy local produce and Blue Praha has a good selection of gifts and souvenirs. With 30 food outlets, you won’t stay hungry at the airport; try Smetana, a traditional cafe or fine dining at Porto Cafe Restaurant. For fast food Prague style, head for Restaurant Letisto Praha.
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and represents the historic region of Bohemia. It is an attractive city with charm and incredible architecture. In the medieval centre, you will find cobbled streets, courtyards and church spires. Start at the Old Town Square and see the imposing gothic Tyn Church and the famous Astronomical Clock. Look out for St James Church and the Old Town Hall too. Take a sightseeing cruise on a steamboat down the Vltava River and admire the stunning backdrop of Prague Castle. Inside the castle grounds, you will find St Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Garden and the Castle Picture Gallery. Don’t miss atmospheric St Charles Bridge and explore the pretty lesser town nearby. With car hire in Prague you can head out to Karlstejn Castle and the Holy Cave Monastery or the beautiful Bohemian town of Pisek.