Holiday houses, villas, apartment, hotels and more

We need your travel dates to give you the best available offers

Czech Railways Fares Will Be Raised

City Elefant local train in Prague
City Elefant local train in Prague

Since the middle of December this year all railway fares in the Czech Republic will be on average raised by 7.5 percent. The main reasons for this increase are high rate of inflation, rapidly growing fuel and electricity prices and a higher rate of VAT imposed since the beginning of the year.

The national railways carrier, Czech Railways (ČD), will raise all regular fares by CZK 2. The prepaid card Kilometrická banka (issued in form of booklet) oriented on frequent travelers and good for 2,000 kilometers covered by trains will add CZK 200 to its price and thus will cost CZK 2,000.

And Zákaznická karta fare, a discount travel plan for heavy frequent travelers valid for three years, will be increased from CZK 600 to CZK 990 (students being 15-26 years old will be able to obtain it at CZK 330). Those who are used to buy tickets not in one of the regular ticket offices, but for instance via internet or a vending machine will get a 3 percent discount.

Photo: by ŠJů (

Date: 09/10/2008

Comments (0)

No comments

Folgen auf Facebook oder Google+



Polish fastener supplier lures Prague residents with beer tours
Sceptics will smile slyly. After all, to lure the citizens of a country where brewing beer has long been a matter of national pride is a controversial idea. Nevertheless, the outskirts of Warsaw prove to be quite hospitable to beer lovers.
Beer Festival begins in Pilsen
This year the festival will be held from July 31 to August 1 and promises to be one of the most exciting beer events of the summer.
Exhibition of unique photographs of Vaclav Havel opened in Prague
Photo exhibition dedicated to the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel, was opened in Prague today. From June 25 to July 6 its visitors will be able to see unique photos provided by the journalistic agency ČTK. On these photos Vaclav Havel appears not only as a president, but as a vibrant, eccentric and temperamental personality.