What Might be Useful to Know When Visiting the Prague Congress Centre
- Is there a lost property department at the PCC?
Yes, 24/7 you can call the telephone number +420 261 172 381, where you describe what you lost in the PCC and arrange a handover.
Yes, there is a nonstop underground car park. You can find more information in the Parking section.
- How can I get to the airport from the PCC?
The Václav Havel Prague Airport is just 30 minutes away from the PCC. You can travel by taxi or, alternatively, by Prague public transportation. As the PCC is located directly next to the underground station Vyšehrad, the easiest way is to take the underground train, change at Muzeum for green line and go to Nádraží Veleslavín. The bus 119 leaving from Nádraží Veleslavín goes to both terminals of the airport. We also recommend to visit the Prague Public Transit website
- Are there any facilities for people with disabilities?
Yes, the building is accessible for people in wheelchairs with no limits. The PCC as welcoming as possible for all.
- Is the PCC open to the public?
The PCC is not fully open to the public due to events held in the building. In the case of concerts or other events for the public, particular areas are accessible.
- Is there an ATM / cash machine in the building?
Yes, it is at the entrance 5.
- What hotels are closest to the PCC?
The hotel Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre
is just next to the Prague Congress Centre. The Corinthia hotel
is about five minutes from the PCC.
The easiest way is to take the underground red line C to the Vyšehrad station.
- Where is the nearest underground / tram stop?
The underground station Vyšehrad is just next to the building. If you need to find transportation connection we recommend to visit the Prague Public Transit website
- Where can I find information about things to do and places to eat in Prague?
We recommend to visit the official tourist website for Prague
- Where can I purchase tickets for a concert or show at the PCC?
There is no ticket office at the PCC. You can purchase tickets for concerts and shows through the event organiser’s chosen ticket distributer. You can find more information on our upcoming events
- Where is the nearest shop?
The nearest shopping mall is just two stops by the underground at Pankrác station
. You find all kinds of fashion brands as well as a food corner there.
- Is there a café at the PCC?
There is Reunion Café in the groundfloor where you can get small snacks, cakes and drinks. During concerts there are also bars open in the foyer and/or there is a foodtruck outside on the terrace.
- What currency is used in the Czech Republic?
It is CZK (Czech Crown).
- Where can I change money?
Most banks offer a foreign exchange facility. You can also often change money in many small exchange facilities but the rates may be higher than in banks.
- What tax back / VAT incentives are available to me?
Since year 2000 all foreign visitors (except those coming from European Union countries) to the Czech Republic can apply for value added tax (VAT) refund, which is either 21 % or 10 % of the total amount paid for the goods. In order to get the VAT, refund the foreigners must fulfil the these conditions
- Which credit cards are accepted in the Czech Republic?
Credit cards Visa and MasterCard are most widely accepted in Prague. American Express a Diners Club may not be accepted everywhere. If a card is lost or stolen, inform the Police and the issuing company as soon as possible. The 24/7 hotlines for blocking your cards are: Visa (800-142-121), Master Card (1-636-722-7111).
- How much should I tip for services in the Czech Republic?
Usually it is 10 % of the bill rounded up to the nearest 10.
- What public holidays do you have in the Czech Republic?
- Restoration Day of the Independent Czech State; New Year’s Day (1st of January)
- Good Friday (spring)
- Easter Monday (spring)
- Labour Day (1st of May)
- Liberation Day (8th of May)
- St. Cyril and Methodius Day (5th July)
- Jan Hus Day (6th July)
- St. Wenceslas Day - Czech Statehood Day (28th September)
- Independent Czechoslovak State Day (28th October)
- Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day (17th November)
- Christmas Eve (24th December)
- Christmas Day (25th December)
- St. Stephen's Day (26th December)
On a public holiday most businesses, banks and schools close, although the PCC will often operate at the request of clients. Public transport and some other services may operate on a restricted or Sunday schedule.