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Fares in the area of Prague

In terms of tariff the area of the City of Prague is divided into two zones, i.e. P and 0 (in total the area of Prague is counted as 4 tariff zones). Zone P has a double tariff value; Zone 0 is divided into Zones 0 and B – a border stops zone.

Zone P includes the metro, trams, city buses (lines Nos. 100 – 299 and 901 – 930), the Petřín funicular, ferries and the selected railway sections.

Zones 0 and B include suburban bus lines (lines Nos. 300 – 420 and 951 – 979) that are operated in the area of Prague and the selected railway sections.

The quoted ticket prices are inclusive of VAT 15%. Fare and travel information within the PID system are provided as guidance only; more details can be found in an up-dated full wording of the PID Tariff (available in the Download Files box).

The information concerning the procedure for obtaining a simplified tax document for a ticket purchased in vending machines, metro operators and drivers of urban and suburban bus lines operated by the Prague Public Transit Company can be found here.

For more information see The PID Tariff and The PID Contractual Transport Conditions.

Individual tickets for 1 person

TYPE OF THE TICKET Adult Child *** Senior *** 0 – 6/70+ years of age
Tickets
Basic 90 min.
32 CZK 16 CZK 16 CZK 0 CZK
Short-term 30 min.
24 CZK 12 CZK 12 CZK 0 CZK
1 day 24 hod.
110 CZK 55 CZK 55 CZK 0 CZK
3 days 72 hod.
310 CZK 0 CZK

No discounted fare for this group in this time tariff.

N.B.

It shall always apply from the date of the birthday of that age to the day prior to the date of the birthday of that age.

***

The fare for travelling in Prague (i.e. tariff zones P, 0 and B) for Children of between 6 and 15 years of age N.B. and for Senior citizens of between 65 and 70 years of age N.B. who hold a „Special Fare Entitlement Document" (the price of an electronic document is CZK 120, the price of a paper document is CZK 20) is CZK 0 – the PPT Co. issues this document at its sales points and in its information centres.

  • Adult

    An adult of 15 years of age or more.N.B.

  • Child

    A child of between 6 and 15 years of age (from the age of 10 there is the obligation to prove the age of the child with a pass containing the child’s name and surname, the date of birth and the photograph that is certified by its issuer). N.B.

  • Senior citizen

    An adult of between 60 and 70 years of age. Valid only in combination with the “Senior 60–65” or “Senior 60–70” PID card N.B.

Time tickets

TYPE OF THE TICKET ELECTRONIC/PAPER Adult * Junior Student + Senior
Prepaid time tickets
monthly/30-day 550 CZK 130 CZK 130 CZK 130 CZK
quarterly/90-day 1 480 CZK 360 CZK 360 CZK 360 CZK
5-month/150-day 2 450  CZK
annual/365-day 3 650  CZK 1 280 CZK 1 280 CZK ** 1 280 CZK

No discounted fare for this group in this time tariff.

N.B.

It shall always apply from the date of the birthday of that age to the day prior to the date of the birthday of that age.

+

A certificate of education or a valid ISIC card issued in the Czech Republic for pupils and students in a full-time form of the study in secondary schools, higher vocational schools, universities and post-secondary studies that are accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic is recognised by the PID system as a certificate of education in regard to the prepaid and electronic time tickets for the area of the City of Prague (tariff zones P and 0 incl. B). An ISIC card may also be used as a replacement for a PID card for 18-26 year-olds. An ISIC card as a PID card or a certificate of study is always accepted in the PID system for the duration of the school/academic year for which the card was issued or extended using the prolongation mark and the validity of which can be verified electronically in the ISIC card holders database operated by the GTS ALIVE, s.r.o. Company. The ISICs and the cards of the students of listed universities (the CTU, Charles University (including the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design), the CAU, the ICT, the Academy of Performing Arts) are recognised in the PID system without any change in the scope of the cooperation agreements concluded between these schools and the Prague Public Transit Company. On sale only from the 15th of August till the 1st of November, ending after 365 days (or 366 days in the case of a leap year).

*

Passengers who hold a valid prepaid time ticket may transport 1 child of up to 15 years of age (with the obligation of proving the child’s age from the age of 10) free of charge on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, with the exception of PID trains. N.B.

**

With a limited optional date of the commencement of validity within the period from the 15th of August to the 1st of November.

  • Adult

    An adult of 15 years of age or more.N.B.

  • Junior

    A junior of between 15 and 18 years of age. N.B.

  • Student

    A student in a full-time form of study of between 18 and 26 years of age, a holder of the „Student 18-26" card, a valid certificate from the school accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic is required for granting this discount. N.B.

  • Senior citizen

    An adult of between 60 and 65 years of age. N.B.

Transferable prepaid time tickets

Transferable prepaid time tickets can be purchased without the necessity to provide personal data with an optional commencement of their validity on any day of the year. It shall apply for all the categories listed above (does not apply *).

TYPE OF THE TICKET ELECTRONIC/PAPER
Transferable prepaid time tickets
monthly/30-day 670 CZK
quarterly/90-day 1 880 CZK
annual/365-day 6 100 CZK

Luggage transportation

CZK 16
CZK 0

The cost of transporting luggage with dimensions of 25 × 45 × 70 cm or more or a baby pram without a child in it is CZK 16. The time and zone validity of the ticket for the luggage or the baby pram is the same as the time and zone validity of the ticket of the passenger who carries the luggage, with a maximum validity of 300 minutes, however.

The fare for a dog without a carrier in the area of the City of Prague is 0 CZK. A dog on the AE (Airport Express) bus, in the Prague Main Station – Airport section, is transported for CZK 30. A dog without a carrier is transported on PID trains in accordance with the Czech Railways tariff. The price for transportation of a dog without a carrier is CZK 16 in the outlying zones (the time and zone validity of the ticket is the same as the time and zone validity of the ticket of the passenger who transports the dog, with a maximum validity of 300 minutes).

The baby pram with a child in it is transported free of charge.

The bicycle is transported free of charge only in the metro, on the ferry, on thet Petřín funicular and at designated times in selected tram sections. A passenger with a valid PID ticket can transport his/her bicycle free of charge on PID trains within the area of Prague.

Luggage of up to 25×45×70 cm inclusive, luggage in the shape of a board of up to 100×100×5 cm inclusive, bar-shaped luggage of the length of 150 cm and up to 20 cm in diameter inclusive, animals in the carrier with the size of this carrier of up to 25×45×70 cm inclusive, up to two pairs of skis including ski poles in one package (skis without a package are excluded from transport), a snowboard or a shopping bag on wheels are transported free of charge.

Tickets with validity for 1 day or more entitle, within their time and zone validity, for the free transfer of one of the items that are subject to the payment of fare, with the exception for the trains that are included in the PID system.

Free transportation

The person accompanying a child up to the age of 3 is entitled to a special fare of CZK 0 in the area of Prague (zones P, 0 and B; this does not apply on PID trains, on the buses of the AE line and on suburban bus lines in the outlying tariff zones) only if the accompanying person submits the „Children under 3 years of age" pass (the document price is CZK 20) or the child's ID or passport.

Children under 6 years of age N.B. are transported free of charge (no more than two children on PID trains, with the second child without any entitlement for an independent seat).

With the exception of PID trains, passengers over 70 years of age N.B. (the obligation to prove the age by the PID identification card, the citizen's ID card, the EU citizen's card, a permanent residence permit, a passport or the „Special Fare Entitlement Document for a senior of 70 years of age or older") #, holders of the Czech ZTP card; holders of the Czech ZTP-P card including a wheelchair, a guide and a guiding dog, if these are transported together with the holder, are transported free of charge.

# Fare for travelling on PID trains within the area of Prague (tariff zones P, 0 and B) is CZK 0 for seniors of 70 years of age or more N.B., who are the holders of the smart card with the recorded “Special Fare Entitlement Document for a senior of 70 years of age or older” or of a paper form of the “Senior 70+ Card” (the document price is CZK 20).

Passengers with a valid PID travel document may transport a dog free of charge in the area of Prague (with the exception of PID trains and AE lines). The price for the transportation of a dog without a carrier is CZK 16 in the outlying zones (the time and zone validity of the ticket is the same as the time and zone validity of the ticket of the passenger who transports the dog, with a maximum validity of 300 minutes).

Special CZK 0 fare in the area of Prague (Zones P, 0, B)

Children of between 6 and 15 years of age N.B. (the obligation to submit a valid „Special Fare Entitlement Document for a child of between 6 and 15 years of age" recorded on a smart card or a paper form of a „Child 6-15" pass); for children of between 6 and 10 years of age N.B. it is sufficient to present a personal card certified by its issuer (a legal entity) containing the child’s name, surname, his/her date of birth and a photograph; passengers of between 65 and 70 years of age N.B. (the obligation to prove the age by a valid „Special Fare Entitlement Document for a senior of between 65 and 70 years of age" recorded on a smart card or using a paper form of the „Senior 65-70" pass). The price of the electronic „Special Fare Entitlement Document" is CZK 120, the price of the paper document is CZK 20.

Seniors of 70 years of age or older N.B. (in regard to the PID trains there is the obligation to submit a „Special Fare Entitlement Document for a senior of 70 years of age or older” recorded on a smart card or a paper form of the „Senior 70+„pass), the document price is CZK 20.

Proving the age of children during mass school events

Recognised as a document for the travelling of children in larger groups during school events is a "Bulk Age Acknowledgment for Children for a Joint School Event", issued by the school. Children participating in such events are entitled to transport at discounted fare or at special fares, subject to the following conditions:

The list must be made on the school’s letterhead, verified by the person responsible on behalf of the school and it must be stamped using the school stamp. It must include the date of the event, a list of children (names, surnames and dates of birth of participants in a joint school event).

A “Bulk Age Acknowledgement for Children of between 6 and 10 years of age for a Joint School Event” can be used as a proof of entitlement to special fares during mass school events in the area of the City of Prague in Zones P, 0, B in PID means of transport with the exception of PID trains.

A “Bulk Age Acknowledgement for Children of between 10 and 15 years of age for a Joint School Event” can be used as a proof of entitlement to discounted fares in accordance with the PID tariff in the area of the City of Prague in Zones P, 0, B in PID means of transport with the exception of PID trains. Should children of between 10 and 15 years of age wish to take advantage of transport at special fares in the area of the City of Prague in Zones P, 0, B, they need to have the “Special Fare Entitlement Document for children of between 6 and 15 years of age” recorded on their smart card.

The school is responsible for certifying that pupil's data is true and valid. If children of both age categories are present in the group, the school will issue two certificates.

The certificate cannot be recognised in the event of individual trips of individual pupils, even if each individual pupil submits its copy.

PID cards

PID cards for 30-day, 90-day, 150-day, 300-day and 365(6)-day paper coupons are issued on the spot at the sales points of PID travel documents. The applicant for a PID card is required to submit a 3.5 x 4.5 cm photograph, an ID card or a passport and, if applicable, a document using which the applicant proves his/her entitlement to a discount.

 

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