Current Measures in Operation of Prague Integrated Transport

12. 04. 2021

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

Passengers are obliged to have their mouth and nose covered by a respirator (of KN95 class, FFP2 class or a higher class) in all means of public transport, in all areas of the Prague metro, at stops, platforms, shelters of the stops as well as in the interiors of the Information Centres of the Prague Public Transit Company.

Metro

  • Starting on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, intervals of the metro lines during the periods of peak traffic are slightly extended due to decline in demand for transport.
    • line A by 30-40 seconds,
    • line B by 20-30 seconds,
    • line C by 10-20 seconds.
  • 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
  • Restricted working hours for selected Metro WC
  • Current information regarding the coronavirus can be found at the website of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic

Trams

  • Starting in the night from Wednesday, 24 March 2021, to Thursday, 25 March 2021, the operation of tram 99 is suspended due to decline in demand for night transport.
    • As a replacement, passengers can use tram 97 between Nádraží Hostivař and Lazarská, and tram 98 on the route Lazarská - Sídliště Řepy (in the interval of 30 minutes).
    • At the Sídliště Řepy stop, change to buses 952 and 957 is ensured (servicing Zličín and Sobín).
  • 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 has been suspended until further notice.
  • Starting from Saturday, 17 April 2021, the operation of Historic Tram Line No. 41 is resumed.
  • 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)
  • Starting from Monday, 12 April 2021, the operation of school lines in Prague (buses 251 – 275) as well as of a part of school connections of suburban and regional bus lines of PID is resumed. 
  • Starting in the night from Sunday, 28 March 2021, to Monday, 29 March 2021, the night operation of the following buses is slightly restricted due to decline in demand for night transport.
    • Buses 904 and 909: Standard buses deployed instead of articulated ones.
    •  All connections of bus 906 are, in the direction from Nedvězí, shortened to the Mokrá stop, where they are linked, in both directions, to connections of bus 905 heading to the city centre.
    • Bus 912: Interval extended from 30 minutes to 60 minutes.
    • Buses 913 and 916: Interval extended from 60 minutes to 120 minutes.
  • Starting from Monday, 12 April 2021, the operation of bus 112 is reinforced from the Nádraží Holešovice metro station, due to the opening of the ZOO in Troja.

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 15 March 2021, the opening hours of the Terminal 2 Information centre are shortened due to air transport restrictions.
    • Opening hours: daily 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • Opening hours of the Terminal 1 Information centre unchanged.
  • Starting on 27 December 2020, the sale of advertising and promotional items from the Information centres’ offering is restricted.

Refunded fare counter

The opening hours are shortened for operational reasons.

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays closed

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.