The basic ticket is valid for 90 minutes after validating it at one of the yellow vending machines; therefore, visitors can combine several means of transportation or various lines during the 90 minutes (ie: metro with metro, metro with tram, tram with bus etc. All combinations are possible). The ticket costs Kč 32 (US$ 1.30) (€ 1.20 (US$ 1.30) - US$ 1.32 - £ 1 (US$ 1.20)) for adults, Kč 16 (US$ 0.70) for children (aged 6 – 15) and seniors. For children under 6 and seniors over 70 the Basic ticket is free.
This ticket is valid for the tram, bus and metro for 30 minutes with the possibility of transfers between different types of transport. This type of ticket costs Kč 24 (US$ 1) (€ 0.90 (US$ 0.90) - US$ 1 – £ 0.70 (US$ 0.80)) for adults and Kč 12 (US$ 0.50) for children (aged 6 - 15) and seniors. Children under 6 and seniors over 70 travel for free. We recommend getting this single-journey ticket if you're close to your next destination, as it's a good way of saving money.
Luggage transport ticket
If you're travelling with luggage larger than 25x45x70 cm, you'll have to purchase an extra luggage transport ticket for Kč 16 (US$ 0.70). If you have more than one suitcase, you'll have to buy a transport ticket for each one.
1-day transport ticket (24 hours)
You can purchase a 1-day transport ticket for Kč 110 (US$ 4.60) (€ 4 (US$ 4.20) - US$ 4.60 - £ 3.15 (US$ 3.80)) that will allow you to use unlimited transport in Prague for 24 hours. If you’re staying in the outskirts this might be the best option to get around the city. It's also very worthwhile if you're travelling with children or are over 65 years old as it only costs Kč 55 (US$ 2.30).
3-day transport ticket (72 hours)
If you're staying for a three-day weekend, this might be the easiest and most comfortable option. For Kč 310 (US$ 13.10) (€ 11 (US$ 11.50)- US$ 13 – £ 8.80 (US$ 10.70)) adults can use unlimited public transport in Prague for 72 hours.