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Car Hire from Prague Airport

Car Hire at Václav Havel Airport Prague

This information is correct as of August 2015

The capital of Czech Republic, Prague offers attractions that consist of great structures built centuries before. You will find here the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Astronomical Clock, Municipal House, and Spanish Synagogue, in addition to many more. The airport that serves Prague, Václav Havel Airport Prague has a good number of both international and local car rental companies that serve with reliable car rental services in the area.

Where to hire a car at Václav Havel Airport Prague

The companies that offer car rental services in Vaclav Havel Airport include international companies like Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, together with the local Czechocar, Dvorak Rent a Car, and Rent Plus. You can getting in touch with the car rental agencies through a call or online enquiry. When renting vehicles on site, their offices can be found within a separate hall on the ground floor of the airport’s Parking C. The vehicles offered by the car rental providers include Skoda Fabia, Renault Megane 1.4, Mercedes Benz B-Class, Peugeot 508, Skoda Superb SW, Dacia Duster 4x4, Opels Astra Caravan, Opel Zafira 7 Seater, to name a few.

What to expect when hiring a car from Václav Havel Airport Prague

When going around from the airport, you will find out that major highways, such as R7 and E48. This leads you to different towns and cities in the area, such as Kladno, Slany, Nove Straseci, Kralupy Nad Vitavou, and many others. Going to these areas may require a toll, depending on which motorway you will be using. There are no toll booths in the Czech Republic, making it necessary that you consider other payment options. Congestion charging is implemented as of 2010 here, with additional plans to cut down the crowds going through Prague further with certain fees in the near future.

One-way streets can also be found in different parts of the city, making it necessary to gain at least a rudimentary knowledge of how the layout of the city roads works. A detailed map can help you here, so you can navigate Prague easier. If you need to refill, the petrol stations that serve the Václav Havel Airport Prague area include Agip, Shell, OMV, Avia, Robin Oil Praha, ConocoPhillips, and more.

Driving around Václav Havel Airport Prague

Václav Havel Airport Prague to Prague city centre will take approximately 36 to 40 minutes depending on the route taken. The drive will take around 19.2 to 29.2 kilometres from the point of origin via Evropská, E50, and Pražský okruh. Roads within the city go via the Inner Ring Road or the City Ring “MO” and the Outer Ring Road or The Prague Ring “RI”.

Getting to your destination

Brno
Brno has Spilberk Castle, Villa Tugendhat, Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, Mendel Museum of Masaryk University, Moravian Gallery of Brno, and Museum of Romani Culture, and more. Czech Republic’s second largest city has close to 400,000 in population and is considered to be the second largest of all the cities within the country.

Brno from Václav Havel Airport Prague will take two hours and 30 minutes or even close to four hours depending on the followed route. Getting to the destination can be done via D1/E50/E65, Route 38 and D1/E50/E65, or D11.

Ostrava
Ostrava has the Silesian Ostrava Castle, New Town Hall, Cathedral of the Divine Saviour, Ostrava Arena, in addition to many more. The third largest city of the country of Czech Republic occupies approximately 214 square kilometres and is home to more or less 300,000 inhabitants.

Václav Havel Airport Prague to Ostrava will take approximately four hours for 400 kilometres via D1 and Route 35. Start from Aviaticka then R7, E50, D1, E462/R46, Route 470, Chemicka, Grmelova, Premyslovcu, 1 maje.

Pilsen
Pilsen has the Great Synagogue, Cathedral of St. Bartholomew, Radyně Castle, ČEZ Aréna, and Zoologická a botanická zahrada města Plzně or Plzeň Zoological and Botanical Garden. Also referred to as Plzeň, Pilsen can be found within western Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Getting to Pilsen from Václav Havel Airport Prague will take close to one hour for 88.2 kilometres via D5/E50. The route goes down R7, Route 26, and Soukenicka, with no alternative routes. You will also pass by a number of toll roads along the way.

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