Getting from Florenc Bus Station to Prague Castle

Florenc Bus Station in Prague

Florenc Bus Station is the main international bus station in Prague. Most long distance buses which connect Prague with other European capitals like Warsaw, Berlin, or Copenhagen, terminate at Florenc Station.

Florenc Bus Terminal is situated in the eastern part of the inner city about 20 minutes walking from the Old Town Square.

Prague Castle

Prague Castle, the most popular and the most photographed landmark of Prague, is located exactly at the opposite end of Prague city centre, about 1.5 km to the west from the Old Town Square. Most tourists take the traditional path over the historical Charles Bridge to get from the Old Town to Prague Castle.

If you don’t have the time or energy for the panoramic walk across historical Prague, there are of course faster ways to get from Florenc Bus Station to Prague Castle. The best one is the metro.

Getting from Florenc Bus Station to Prague Castle

Florenc Station is the crossing of two Prague metro lines, B and C. In order to get to Prague Castle take line B (yellow line) 2 stops to Mustek (which is located at the bottom of Wenceslas Square).

At Mustek, transfer to line A (green line) and take A 2 stops to Malostranska Station (Lesser Quarter Station). This station is situated in the historical Lesser Quarter just under the walls of Prague Castle. It only takes about 5 or 10 minutes walk uphill to get in front of the Prague Castle’s gates.

Taking a tram from Malostranska to Prague Castle

If you don’t want to do the climbing yourself, you can take tram number 22 or 23 from Malostranska to the stop named Prazsky Hrad, which means Prague Castle. One way public transport ticket, valid for both metro and trams, costs about 1 euro.

Topics: Prague by Bus, Eurolines, Florenc Station, Malostranska Station, Mustek Station, Old Town Square, Prague Castle directions, Prague metro, Prazsky Hrad tram stop