Car hire at Prague Airport
Car hire at Prague Airport
Prague Airport, also known as Vaclav Havel Airport (PRG), is the main airport for the Czech Republic's capital city. Located around 20km to the west of [Prague](https://www.holidayautos.com/en/car-hire/czech republic/prague) city centre, it is close to the D7 and D0 motorways, which link to roads that lead to the city centre.
What I need to know
Booking Prague Airport car hire through Holiday Autos ensures you will not pay any credit card fees, as well as have the option of free cancellation. We compare car hire prices from 1,500 car rental companies, to make sure you get the best deal.
Where to pick up my car
All of Prague Airport's car rental offices can be found in a separate hall on the ground floor of parking area C. From here, your car rental company will be able to show you to your vehicle so you can get on your way.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Car hire at Prague Airport makes it easy to head into the city and explore, or venture further afield. The city centre has many historical sights to take in, while the beautiful countryside is also worth a visit.
Nearby Prague Airport
[Prague](https://www.holidayautos.com/en/car-hire/czech republic/prague) is approximately 20km away from the airport and can be reached in around 35 minutes. The city, which sits on the banks of the Vltava River, is nicknamed the city of a hundred spires and is home to many stunning old buildings, dating back hundreds of years.
If you want to explore more of the Czech Republic, consider heading to Cesky Krumlov a small city 183 km away from the airport. The old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks in part to Cesky Krumlov Castle, which dates back to 1240. For longer drives, consider venturing into neighbouring Germany or [Poland]Nice.
Eating and drinking
Sampling some traditional Czech food should be on your to-do list while you're in the country. Steak tartare, Kulajda - a creamy potato soup - and sweet dough buns known as buchty are all popular options. The country is also famous for its lager, with a wide range to choose from.
Things to do
Prague city centre is packed with things to enjoy. Walk across Charles Bridge - the city's oldest bridge - browse a farmer's market or flea market, or pay a visit to some of the city's eclectic range of museums, including one dedicated to coffee.
For the best views of Prague head to Petrin Lookout Tower, a 63.5-metre tall structure that offers unparalleled views across the city and beyond. Prague Castle is also a must-see, thanks to its range of historical palaces, churches and gardens. At 45 hectares, it is one of the largest complexes of its kind in the world.