Prague Metro A
Prague Metro A crosses the Czech capital city from the east to the west. It connects the stations of Nemocnice Motol in the east, to Depo Hostivař in the west, through the city center of Prague.
Inaugurated in 1978, line A of the Prague metro was then slowly modified and enlarged over the next decades. The last important amendment was the enlargement of the eastern part of the line to terminus station Nemocnice Motol in 2015. The total length of Prague Metro A line is 17.1 kilometers, it serves 17 stations. Metro A also offers a bus connection to reach the Vaclav Havel airport of Prague. Below, you can find the Prague metro A map
Metro A map
Tourist attractions on Metro A line
Metro A is the most useful metro line of the network on a tourist point of view. It serves all the major tourist sites in Prague, the Prague Castle, the Old-Town Square, and the Wenceslas Square in particular.
- Prague Castle is located close to station Hradčanská.
- The Old-Town Square is served by station Staroměstská.
- Charles Bridge is also located close to station Staroměstská.
- Wenceslas Square is served by stations Muzeum on the top of the avenue, and Můstek, at the bottom of the avenue.
- The Žižkov Televion Tower is located close to Jiřího z Poděbrad metro station.
Metro A stations
Line A of the metro of Prague was mainly constructed to allow passengers to reach the most important tourist sites. It is also used to reach the Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. There are therefore many important stations on the line.
- Dejvická station was previously the western terminus station before the enlargement of the line in 2015. You can take there a bus which will bring you directly to the Vaclav Havel airport Prague.
- Hradčanská metro station is located close to the Prague Castle, that you can reach with a quick walk.
- Malostranská station is located at walking distance from the Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.
- Staroměstská station serves the beautiful Old-Town Square. The Charles Bridge is also not far away from the station.
- Můstek metro station is located at the bottom of Wenceslas Square. There is a connection to metro B.
- Muzeum is located on the top of Wenceslas Square. You can visit there the National Museum. There is a connection to metro C.
Metro A offers connections to the following metro lines
The standard metro ticket price in Prague is 32 CZK, it is valid for 90 minutes, between the moment you punch the ticket into the validation machine at the entrance of the metro station, to the moment you exit the metro area. However, if you think your journey will be quick, you can take a short-term ticket which costs 24 CZK, which is valid for 30 minutes only. If needed, you can also purchase a ticket for 24 hours, which costs 110 CZK.
Metro A timetable
Prague metro A runs every day of the week including saturdays, sundays and holidays. It runs every 2 to 10 minutes on weekdays, and every 7 to 10 minutes on weekends.
The first metro leaves station Nemocnice Motol at 4:41 and station Depo Hostivař at 4:43 every day, including weekends.
The last metro leaves station Nemocnice Motol at 0:01 and station Depo Hostivař at 0:03 every day, including weekends.