Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, and is a political, cultural, and economic hub of central Europe with a rich history and Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. It is home to about 1.3 million people and is well-known for its many cultural attractions with more than ten major museums, numerous theaters, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. An extensive modern public transportation system connects the city. Join your colleagues here in April. Learn more about visiting Prague
A world-class experience. Learn more about the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague as well as four other area hotels all in close walking distance to the meeting. Book early for best rates.
Enjoy the beautiful weather and scenery of Prague, the perfect city for a spring meeting. The following information will be provided in the months ahead::
Transportation from the airport
Public transport tickets can be purchased from vending machines installed in Prague Airport or tobacco shops. Single journey public transport ticket (basic 90-minute fare) costs CZK 42,-. Other ticket options are also available depending on your travel needs.
For information on how to buy a ticket for Prague integrated transportation system,
The majority of travel links in the city terminate at the Florenc station, which is about 9 minutes away from the Clarion by metro FLORENC B line. Make sure to board the right metro line B, since there is a crossroad with line C at FLORENC, too. Take the metro train in the direction of ČERNÝ MOST and get off at the Vysočanská stop. (Fifth stop from Florenc). The Clarion Congress Hotel is located right atop Vysočanská stop. (Czech pronunciation: [‘visotchanska:])
Having once arrived at the Prague Main Railway Station (Hlavní Nádraží), take the metro from the Hlavní Nádraží stop running in the direction of Letňany (metro line C), travel one stop to Florenc and then transfer to metro line B in the direction of Černý Most. Get off at the Vysočanská stop (fifth stop from Florenc). The Clarion Congress Hotel is located right atop the stop.
The venue has ample car parking facilities.
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