Logo of Prague Inegrated Transport

The bus service in Prague is provided by several transport operators, chiefly by Dopravní podnik hlavního města Prahy, a.s. (Transport Company of the Capital of Prague, plc.). The base system of metropolitan and suburban transport is Pražská integrovaná doprava (Prague Integrated Transport). PID system includes also metro and tram lines, Vltava ferries, a funicular and partly railway transport.

BASIC INFORMATIONS:

  • Over 200 lines
  • Over 1200 bus vehicles
  • Total route length of over 2000km
  • Over 300 million passengers every year
  • Since 1908
  • 197 day routes (numbered 100 to 297)
  • 15 night routes (numbered 501 to 516)
  • AE – Airport Express
  • The day lines run from 4:30am until 1:00am the next day
  • The night lines run from 1:00am until 4:30am the same day

BUS LINES INSIDE PID SYSTEM:

  • 100–297: daytime metropolitan lines
  • 301–398: daytime suburban lines
  • 401–495: daytime regional lines
  • 501–516: nighttime metropolitan lines
  • 551–571: school lines
  • 601–610: nighttime suburban lines
  • Special bus lines for handicaped: marked with wheelchair symbol with numbers 1, 2, 3 (also H1, H2, formerly H3, internally numbered as 799 (H1), 798 (H3) and 797 (H2)
  • X: letter X with number of tram line (X-9, X22) or metro line letter (X-A, XC) are used for occasional substitute lines. Internally numbered in 800 serie (809, 822…). Some substitute lines are numbered in 700 serie
  • AE: Airport Express (internally 790)
  • 700 serie: some temporary local lines with non-standard financing (financed not by city but by city districts etc.)

BUS LINES OUTSIDE PID SYSTEM:

  • 700 serie: special lines (transport to trade fairs, football matches etc.)
  • Shopping lines: marked in different ways (logos, letters, shop names etc. – IKEA, IKEA2, GLOBUS, OCL, T, E, S, C, O, BBC, OUTLET), all free of charge
  • ZOO line: line with symbolic fare

PRINTABLE MAPS:

  • Bus & Metro Stops – Orientation plan / daytime operation: download – pdf / 2.2mb
  • Tram & Bus Stops – Orientation map / night operation: download – pdf / 660kb
  • Bus Service from the Airport to city centre – Prague Integrated Transport / day traffic: download – pdf / 1.1mb

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Last update: 2012-06-17 00:00:00

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