Prague’s Main Railway Station is the largest railway terminal in the Czech Republic, where regional, national and international trains are dispatched daily (e.g. to Austria, Germany, Switzerland, etc.). For international railway lines, Prague usually serves as the terminus station. Prague’s biggest railway station is a ten-minute walk from Wenceslas Square and the Hlavní nádraží metro station (Line C – red line) is situated right in the main terminal building. The train station features a lot of shops, refreshment stalls as well as showers, exchange offices and a luggage storage. The top floor houses perhaps the most interesting restaurant in the complex – Fanta’s Café with a high ceiling and Art Nouveau decorations. In the lower part of the building are information and ticket offices, where passengers can buy train and public transport tickets. Payment in Euros is possible. The Vrchlický Park spreads out in front of the train station, which, however, isn’t very safe, as there are often homeless people and drug addicts.
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
Address: Wilsonova 300/8, 120 00 Vinohrady, Prague 2
GPS coordinates: 50.0835625N, 14.4354864E
PUBLIC TRANSPORT CONNECTIONS
The closest public transport stops near the Main Railway Station:
- Hlavní nádraží metro station (Line C – red line)
- Hlavní nádraží bus and metro stops
- Jindřišská tram stop
There is a paid car park in Wilson Street right next to the Main Railway Station (312 covered parking spaces and 211 outdoor parking spaces). It operates 24/7 and parking fees start at 40 CZK. There is also the Parking Centre, which is directly connected to the train station and is also open 24/7. It is an ideal choice for all-day parking (99 CZK/day).
For up-to-date information about the opening hours of the ticket offices of the Main Railway Station, visit the official website.
CONNECTIONS FROM THE RAILWAY STATION
There are two Flixbus stops at the main train station – one right next to the main building and the other at the opposite side at the car park. Information about the bus stops can be also found on bus tickets.
Connections to Florenc Bus Station
From the Hlavní nádraží metro station (Line C – red line) to the Florenc metro station (1 stop).
Connections to Václav Havel Airport
1) Hlavní nádraží metro station -> Muzeum metro station (1 stop, Line C)
2) Muzeum metro station -> Nádraží Veleslavín metro station (6 stops, Line A)
3) Nádraží Veleslavín bus stop -> Václav Havel Airport
1) Hlavní nádraží metro station-> Florenc metro station (1 stop, Line C)
2) Florenc metro station -> Zličín metro station (14 stops, Line B)
3) Zličín bus stop -> Václav Havel Airport
In addition to public transport connections, there are also other means of transport, which you can read about here.
Connections to the City Centre
to Wenceslas Square: about 1 km on foot (10 minutes)
to the National Theatre: from Hlavní nádraží tram station (Bolzanova Street) to Národní divadlo tram station