Short-term tickets for Prague public transport (metro, trams, buses, …) can be acquired in the following way
A list of tickets with their respective prices can be found in the following article.
Ticket vending machines are installed at all metro stations and at selected surface transit stops. For travelling within the area of Prague choose a ticket for 24, 32, or 110 CZK. By pressing the button repeatedly you can buy more tickets at once. If you want to buy a discounted ticket or a ticket for luggage or a dog, press the DISCOUNTED button prior to making your selection. When you are finished, insert the correct amount of money and take your tickets and change.
The vending machines accept only coins, not banknotes. Some busy places (e.g. Airport, Main train station) are equipped with machines that accept cards as well.
Some shops, especially newspaper shops, offer tickets for Prague public transport.
Drivers of urban buses sell tickets with additional charge.
Tram drivers do NOT sell tickets!
|Full-price (Adult)||40 CZK||90 min. P+0+B|
|Discounted (Child, Senior)||20 CZK||90 min. P+0+B|
Tickets need to be validated (stamped in the yellow box). Validate the ticket only once when boarding the first vehicle (or entering the station area in the metro or on trains).
You can buy tickets for Prague integrated transport in a mobile app “PID Lítačka” which is available for download in Google/Apple Store. You pay for the ticket via credit/debit card. Before you use the ticket, you need to activate it in the application. The validity of the ticket starts two minutes after the validation. Since then you can use the ticket, so remember to activate the ticket in advance.