How To Reach Czech Republic
Czech Republic is a country in in the central region of Europe, the same Czechoslovakia that was at the centre of World War I. Today it is a beautiful tourist attraction, for its 20th Century war history, as well as its gothic structures, castles, ancient streets and rivers. The famous Bohemian themes we all love so much nowadays come from a region of Czech Republic as well. So intrigued already? Let us show you how you can reach this country to plan your next holiday in the Czech Republic.
Czech Republic is known for four major International airports, namely - Prague Airport (the largest), Brno, Ostrava and Karlovy Vary. You can reach these airports from Indian cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad with many airline carriers operating. The most prominent on these routes are Air India, Fin Air, Austrian Airways, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Emirates. You will not find any direct flights but stop-over ones will take you to Czech Republic in about 10 hours give or take.
Since this country is landlocked, it shares its borders with Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria. So by default, you can take a road journey into the Czech Republic from any of these countries as they all are a part of some EU treaty or the other. Every country’s entry into Czech Republic will be through a highway and lead into the western city of Prague or the eastern on of Brno. To use the Czech Republic highways you need to have sticker on your car with a week, a month or one year validity. These can be easily obtained at petrol pumps and post offices. You can also travel to Czech Republic by taking a bus of RegioJet, Eurolines, Flixbus, Hello or Ecolines from other European countries.
Reaching the Czech Republic by train is one of the best ways to reach it. Truly. You can be rest assured, your travels will be cheaper and more convenient. Because the Czech Republic is a part of the European InterCity network, most trains easily cross the corders, terminating at stations like Pragueês main station or SmÍchov. Most regular and frequent trains scheduled into the Czech Republic come from Frankfurt, Munich, Berlin, Vienna and Zurich.
The Czech Republic is a relatively small country, making it so that any cross country travel will not exceed five hours at a time. So the best way to get around the country is to use their extensive network of trains. The prices of train tickets here are much cheaper compared to west Europe and the main provider is Ceske drahy or Czech Railways. If you wish for cars, then you can hire one to drive yourself or use a chauffeur. Another cool way to travel around the country is to hire a caravan or motorhomes that are available on rent and can be parked and camped in specially designated camping grounds. To travel within cities or forests, bicycles are a top favourite, by locals and tourists alike.