Current Measures in Operation of Prague Integrated Transport

02. 01. 2021

With regard to the current epidemiological situation in Prague, the following measures are being taken in the operation of the Prague Integrated Transport:

Metro

  • Starting on Friday, 25 December 2020 and lasting until further notice, the metro operation is terminated approximately between 10:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Last departures of the metro from the terminal stations:
    • Line A: Depo Hostivař: 10.33 PM | Nemocnice Motol: 10.31 PM
    • Line B: Zličín: 10.30 PM | Černý Most: 10.35 PM
    • Line C: Letňany: 10.34 PM | Háje: 10.34 PM
    • The last metro connections are not followed by any daytime connections at the moment.
  • During the metro operation period, selected night buses drive operatively to the stations:
    • buses 911 and 953 metro line C – Letňany
    • bus 908 metro line A – Skalka
    • bus 911 metro line C – Roztyly (only in the direction of the city centre)
  • The stations will be marked with information on the early termination of the operation.
  • Central opening of doors remains in force
  • At the same time, we draw attention to the obligation of having mouth and nose covered during the entire stay in all means of public transport, including the funicular, in all areas of the Prague metro, including vestibules, and inside the Information Centres of the Prague Public Transit Company, and starting on 14 October 2020 also in the area of surface transport stops, on platforms and in shelters.
  • Restricted working hours for selected Metro WC
  • Means of protection of airways (nose + mouth) include respirators, face masks, bandanas, scarfs or other means preventing the spread of droplets
  • Current information regarding the coronavirus can be found at the website of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic

Trams

  • Trams operated according to the summer operating schedule with an all-day interval of 10 minutes on weekdays.
  • Main routes trams 9, 17 and 22 operated on weekdays with the interval of 5 minutes.
  • Starting on Monday, 14 December 2020, the tram operation is reinforced on weekdays: 
    • Tram 2 – until approximately 8:00 p.m. operated by 2xT sets or by articulated vehicles.
    • Tram 4 – operated also between approximately 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., between Čechovo náměstí and Plzeňka. Between approximately 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., the interval between Čechovo náměstí and Plzeňka will be shortened from 10 minutes to 5 minutes.
    • Tram 8 - between approximately 7:00 a.m. to approximately 7:30 p.m., the interval between Bílá labuť and Sparta will be shortened from 10 minutes to 5 minutes.
  • Daytime operation of trams terminated approximately between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
  • Night operation of trams begins approximately from 10:00 p.m. with the interval of 30 minutes.
  • First departure of night trams from the Lazarská transfer node at 10:30 p.m.
  • The operation of Nostalgic Tram Line No. 23 and Historic Tram Line No. 41 has been suspended until further notice.
  • Central opening of doors is introduced, without the need of using the request door button.
  • “Request stops” mode is cancelled.

Buses

  • Daytime operation of buses terminated approximately between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
  • Night operation of buses begins approximately from 10:00 p.m. with the interval of 60 minutes.
  • Main routes buses 904, 905, 910 and 911 with the interval of 30 minutes.
  • During the metro operation period, selected night buses drive operatively to the stations:
    • buses 911 and 953 metro line C – Letňany
    • bus 908 metro line A – Skalka
    • bus 911 metro line C – Roztyly (only in the direction of the city centre)

Restoring school lines from 18 November 2020

  • Following the restoration of full-time teaching for 1st and 2nd grades of elementary schools, the operation of all school lines in Prague (buses 251 to 275) is restored from Wednesday, 18 November 2020.
  • At the same time, school connections on PID suburban bus lines are being reintroduced, where these connections cannot be replaced by other connections within the currently valid timetables.

Other measures in the operation of buses

  • Closing of the front doors of buses for boarding/exit of passengers and physical barriers in the first row of seats for passengers
  • Central opening of doors is introduced
  • “Request stops” remain in regular mode, with regard to compliance with timetables and mandatory safety breaks for drivers

When transporting persons with limited mobility and orientation (especially visually impaired and blind passengers), the driver of a bus or a tram will provide the passenger with information as needed, as well as with any necessary assistance for safe boarding and exit.

Funicular to Petřín

  • From Wednesday, 28 October 2020, until further notice, the operation of the funicular to Petřín is limited.
  • The funicular is in operation from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • The last ride with passengers is at 8:00 p.m.
  • Further information can be found on the Petřín funicular website.

Information centres

Starting on 27 December 2020, the sale of advertising and promotional items from the Information centres’ offering is restricted.

The obligation to cover mouth and nose does not apply to persons driving a public transport vehicle or a bus even within other than public transport, unless they are in direct contact with passengers at their check-in.

Thank you for your cooperation and for observing these measures.