Václav Havel Airport Prague

Václav Havel Airport Prague (Czech: Letiště Václava Havla Praha), formerly Prague Ruzyně International Airport (Czech: Mezinárodní letiště Praha-Ruzyně, Czech pronunciation: [ˈpraɦa ˈrʊzɪɲɛ]), (IATA: PRG, ICAO: LKPR), is the international airport of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It is located 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of the city centre and is, with over 11 million passengers in 2014, the busiest airport in the newer EU member states. It serves as a hub for Czech Airlines as well as a base for Travel Service including its subsidiary brand SmartWings, and is also a base for low-cost carriers Wizz Air and Ryanair. The airport is able to handle wide-body aircraft including the Airbus A380.

Retrieved from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. CC: BY-SA 3.0

Prague

Prague (/ˈprɑːɡ/; Czech: Praha, [ˈpraɦa], German: Prag) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.26 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters. Prague has the lowest unemployment rate in the European Union. Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe with waxing and waning fortunes during its 1,100-year existence. Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was not only the capital of the Czech state, but also the seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire and after World War I became the capital of Czechoslovakia. The city played major roles in the Bohemian and Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War, and in 20th-century history, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era. Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Main attractions include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The city boasts more than ten major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. An extensive modern public transportation system connects the city. Also, it is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Central Europe. Prague is classified as an "Alpha-" global city according to GaWC studies, comparable to Vienna, Seoul and Washington, D.C. Prague ranked sixth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2016. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination, and the city receives more than 6.4 million international visitors annually, as of 2014. Prague is the fifth most visited European city after London, Paris, Istanbul and Rome. Prague's low cost of living makes it a popular destination for expats relocating to Europe.

Retrieved from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. CC: BY-SA 3.0

Direct flights from Prague

Lowest tax-include fare (oneway) (USD)

Copenhagen From $29 (Tax incl.)

  • Norwegian Air Int'l (D8)

Helsinki From $41 (Tax incl.)

  • Norwegian Air Int'l (D8)

Stockholm From $31 (Tax incl.)

  • Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY)

Oslo From $39 (Tax incl.)

  • Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY)

Bergen From $39 (Tax incl.)

  • Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY)

Dublin From $39 (Tax incl.)

  • Aer Lingus (EI)
  • Ryanair (FR)

London From $22 (Tax incl.)

  • Ryanair (FR)
  • EasyJet (U2)

Edinburgh From $35 (Tax incl.)

  • Ryanair (FR)
  • EasyJet (U2)

Barcelona From $33 (Tax incl.)

  • Ryanair (FR)
  • Vueling (VY)

Milan From $15 (Tax incl.)

  • Ryanair (FR)
  • Wizz Air (W6)

Rome From $32 (Tax incl.)

  • Ryanair (FR)
  • Wizz Air (W6)

Manchester From $45 (Tax incl.)

  • jet2.com (LS)
  • EasyJet (U2)

Paris From $27 (Tax incl.)

  • EasyJet (U2)
  • Vueling (VY)

Naples From $36 (Tax incl.)

  • EasyJet (U2)
  • Wizz Air (W6)

Venice From $44 (Tax incl.)

  • EasyJet (U2)
  • Volotea (V7)