Prague Metro

Prague Metro

With only 3 lines the metro network takes you to the majority of the city and its points of interest. Get to know the main stations.

Opened in 1974, the Prague metro has 3 lines with 61 stations.

Even though the metro doesn’t reach the whole city, it is well connected with several tram and bus routes reaching the whole of Prague. Here is information on its three lines and most important stops:

Line A (Green)

Runs from the northeast to the southeast of Prague, from Nemocnice Motol to Depo Hostivař. The most relevant stops for visitors are:

  • Nádraží Veleslavín: The bus 119 from Prague Airport terminates at this station. It no longer runs to Dejvická.
  • Malostranská: This is the metro station closest to Malá Strana. If you want to go to Hradčany, you can get off at this station and take the tram 22.
  • Staroměstská: 5 minutes away from the Old Town Square and the Jewish Quarter.
  • Můstek:  Station closest to Wenceslas Square and connected with the metro line B (Yellow).
  • Muzeum: Nearest station to the Prague National Museum and located on the south side of Wenceslas Square. It is connected to the line C (Red).

Line B (Yellow)

Line B or the yellow line runs between Zličín and Černý Most. These are the following stations that visitors will find most useful:

  • Florenc: Prague’s central bus station.
  • Náměstí Republiky: Closest metro station to the Municipal House and the Powder Gate.
  • Můstek: Station closest to Wenceslas Square and connected to the metro line A (Green).
  • Zličín: The bus 100 connects Prague Airport with Zličín.

Line C (Red)

Travels from the north to the south of Prague, from Letňany to Háje. The most important stops are the following:

  • Florenc: Prague’s central bus station.
  • Muzeum: Closest station to the National Museum, it is located on the south side of Wenceslas Square. It is connected to the line A (green).
  • Vyšehrad: The best way to get to the Vyšehrad Castle and park.

Opening times and frequency

The metro opens every day from 5 am – 12 am (midnight). At rush hour, trains run every 2 minutes and during off-peak, they run every 4 – 10 minutes.


Click here for information on the tickets and travel cards.


Click here to see a map of the metro and tram lines in Prague.