Prague Visitor Pass

On this page you will find all the important information about the Prague Visitor Pass: What benefits does it offer and who is it suitable for? How long is it valid for and where can you buy it?

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Prague Visitor Pass
  • 70+ free sights and activities
  • Free use of public transport
  • Airport transfer included
  • Valid for 48, 72 or 120 hours
  • Completely digital available as e-Prague Visitor Pass
  • Save money in Prague with the card!

How the Prague Visitor Pass works

The Prague Visitor Pass is the official City Card of Prague and offers visitors to the city free entry or discounts for numerous sights and activities. Popular attractions such as Prague Castle, the Jewish Quarter or the Charles Bridge towers are included.

The City Card also serves as a mobility pass and enables free use of public transport in Prague. This also includes travel from the airport to the city centre.

City tours and boat trips are also part of the card's extensive service package.

The Prague Visitor Pass can be purchased with a validity period of 48, 72 or 120 hours and offers the following advantages, among others:

  • Free admission to museums and sights
  • Free use of public transport in Prague
  • Free city tours and boat trips
  • Free airport transfer

You can buy the City Card online. You can choose between a physical card and the practical e-Pass. For the physical card, you will receive a voucher that you can print out or save on your mobile phone. You must then exchange the voucher for a physical card in Prague.

The e-Prague Visitor Pass is more convenient: this map is completely digital and is stored on your mobile phone. You identify yourself at each point of interest with a unique QR code.

Who is the Prague Visitor Pass suitable for?

The Prague Visitor Pass is worthwhile for all travellers who want to spend several days in Prague, explore the city by public transport and visit as many sights as possible, especially high-priced ones.

The City Card makes it easier to visit Prague, as you only have to buy one card instead of many different tickets.

What does the Prague Visitor Pass cost?

The price of the Prague Visitor Passes depends on the period of validity. The following prices currently apply for persons aged 15 and over:

  • 48 hours: 96,00 €
  • 72 hours: 120,00 €
  • 120 hours: 155,00 €

There is a discount for students and children between the ages of 6 and 14.

All services of the Prague Visitor Pass

The Prague Visitor Pass gives you free or discounted admission to more than 60 attractions and activities. These include various city tours and boat trips. With the City Card you can also use public transport free of charge.

It is important to know that the Prague Visitor Pass does not grant preferential admission. This means that you must queue at the ticket office of the attraction you are visiting to receive your free admission ticket.

Free sights & experiences

You can use the following sights and attractions free of charge with the Prague Visitor Pass:

  • Prague Castle
  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Old Royal Palace
  • Hop-on/Hop-off with the historic tram line 42
  • Old Town Hall + Astronomical Clock
  • Boat trip in "Little Venice"
  • Jewish quarter
  • Petřín observation tower including funicular railway
  • Prague Zoo
  • Powder tower
  • Bridge towers of the Charles Bridge

For free admission, simply show your Prague Visitor Pass at the cash desk. You can also find more information on all included services here: Services Prague Visitor Pass

Discounts with the Prague Visitor Pass

In addition, the Prague Visitor Pass offers discounts for some museums, sights and tours. Here you will find a small selection:

  • Great south tower of St Vitus Cathedral
  • Private city tour
  • Exhibition iMucha
  • Illusion Art Museum Prague
  • Free coffee in the community centre café
  • Czech National Symphony Orchestra
  • Dinosaur Museum Prague
  • Majaland Prague
  • Various excursions

Public transport with the Prague Visitor Pass

With the Prague Visitor Pass you can use public transport in Prague free of charge. The card is valid for the entire period of validity of up to 120 hours.

You can use the following means of transport:

  • Buses
  • Trams
  • Subways
  • Ropeways
  • Ferries
  • Airport Express Bus (AE line)

Public transport in Prague
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Carry your Prague Visitor Pass with you when travelling so that you can show it if necessary. You can download a clear network map of the transport companies here: Public transport network map

Is the Prague Visitor Pass worth it?

Although the Prague Visitor Pass is quite expensive, it also offers an extensive catalogue of services.

Let's take a closer look at whether the City Card can be worthwhile.

Using the 72-hour ticket as an example, we show how much you can save. Some of the prices have been converted from Czech crowns to euros using the exchange rate 04/2024.

AttractionWithout Prague Visitor PassWith Prague Visitor Pass
Prague Visitor Pass: 72h3.046 CZK
Public transport: 72h330 CZKFree of charge
Prague Castle450 CZKFree of charge
Petřín observation tower with funicular railway and mirror maze530 CZKFree of charge
Boat trip on the Vltava550 CZKFree of charge
Jewish quarter500 CZKFree of charge
Old Town Hall + Astronomical Clock400 CZKFree of charge
Hop-on/Hop-off Historic tram350 CZKFree of charge
Powder tower 190 CZKFree of charge
City tour 600 CZKFree of charge
Prague Zoo330 CZKFree of charge
Total4.230 CZK3.046 CZK

If the services described here are utilised, the saving in this case is CZK 1,184. This corresponds to approx. 47 € at the exchange rate 04/2024. The purchase of the Prague Visitor Pass is therefore worthwhile.

You will make the biggest savings if you visit mainly high-priced sights and want to see as much of Prague as possible.

Generally speaking, the more often you use the Prague Visitor Pass, the more it will pay for itself!

Buy & collect Prague Visitor Pass

The Prague Visitor Pass can be purchased from various suppliers on the Internet, including You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a voucher after your purchase. The further procedure depends on the selected City Card.

Physical card:

If you have opted for a physical card, you can print out the voucher you have received or save it on your mobile phone. You can then exchange the voucher for a physical card in Prague. You can do this at the following tourist information centres, among others:

  • Václav Havel Airport Prague, Terminal 1 + 2 (daily 8:00-20:00)
  • Old Town Hall (daily 9:00-20:00)
  • Prague Castle (daily 9:00-18:00)
  • Petřín Tower (daily 09:00-19:30)

You can find a complete overview of all collection points here: Pick-up points in Prague

Digital map:

If you are using the digital pass, you do not need to collect it on site. In this case, simply download the free Prague Visitor Pass app onto your mobile phone and transfer your e-Prague Visitor Pass using the code from the confirmation email.

As soon as you arrive in Prague, you can activate your digital card directly in the app. Show the Prague Visitor Pass at the sights or on public transport.

Prague Visitor Pass

Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages of the Prague Visitor Pass

  • With the pass, you can visit many of the city's top attractions free of charge.
  • There are attractive discounts for many other offers.
  • The scope of services also includes free use of public transport. This also includes ferries, funiculars and the journey to the airport.
  • With the e-Prague Visitor Pass, a fully digital version of the City Card is also available.

Disadvantages of the Prague Visitor Pass

  • The Prague Visitor Pass is relatively expensive. You need to go on an intensive sightseeing tour to make the pass worthwhile.
  • The card does not give priority entry to the attractions.
  • Some popular sights such as the National Museum or the Staropramen Visitor Centre are unfortunately not included in the services.

More offers in Prague

Even if you don't opt for the Prague Visitor Pass, you can also book many sights and tours individually. We present some of them here:

FAQ about the Prague Visitor Pass

How does the Prague Visitor Pass work?

You buy the Prague Visitor Pass online and can choose whether you want a physical or a digital card. The physical card must be collected in Prague. You can use the digital card as an e-Prague Visitor Pass on your mobile phone. Both variants give you free entry as well as discounts at many attractions and free use of public transport.

Can I use public transport with the Prague Visitor Pass?

Yes, with the Prague Visitor Pass you can use the trams, underground trains, buses, cable cars and ferries in Prague free of charge. This also includes the airport transfer with the Airport Express Bus.

Can the Prague Visitor Pass be cancelled free of charge?

Yes, if your travel plans change, you can cancel or rebook the Prague Visitor Pass free of charge up to 24 hours before departure.

How is the Prague Visitor Pass activated?

The Prague Visitor Pass as a physical card is labelled with the desired start time and activated directly when you collect it on site. You can activate the digital e-Pass yourself in the free Prague Visitor Pass app as soon as you start sightseeing. The pass is then valid for up to 120 hours.

Author: Patrick

Here writes: Patrick

Patrick has visited various metropolises such as Amsterdam, London, Paris and Barcelona. Here he writes about the most important City Cards. His aim is to present detailed and up-to-date information for the official tourist maps of popular cities.

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